Summarising the PARC Principles

Don’t be afraid to create your design with plenty of blank space. Also make sure you have┬áplenty of white space between elements and visual units. Don’t be afraid to make words very large or very small. Don’t be afraid to speak loudly or to whisper. Contrast is an essential element of good design. Don’t be afraid to be asymmetrical, to […]

Principles of User Interface Design

PARC principles – four basic principles do UI design: Proximity Alignment Repetition Contrast Proximity Group related items together – one cohesive, visual unit. Non-related items should not be grouped together – causes confusion. If more than 3 to 5 items on page, try to group elements. Don’t spread separate elements around corners or middle of page. Check page visually, where […]