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UI design is much more than just fitting together the puzzle pieces of a layout. To design an interface is to create function from form, to create structure while simplifying, and to illuminate while delighting.

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Web UI Design for the Human Eye: Colors, Space, Contrast (opens in new tab) distills topics covering UI design, interaction design, and visual design into practical design advice. The book explains enough theory so that you know why the practices work, then shows you the concepts in action using visual examples.

The five chapters cover:

  • The most useful Gestalt principles for everyday design
  • How to treat negative space a flexible design tool
  • Colour theory and the emotions created by certain colors
  • Examples from 33 companies including Medium, Bose, Etsy, Facebook, and Google

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