December 13, 2019
We’re on a mission to make design easier! Every week, we answer a question from our Design Hotline— an Instagram line where we walk you through your biggest design questions! Here’s a submission we recently answered.
In order to make this example more user-friendly, make sure the columns are the same width so information looks really clean and organized. The spacing between columns in this before example is inconsistent because of this, making it harder to read. I personally always like left-aligned because I think options are more obvious that way.
Next, take a look at the points. They are given just as much priority as the season in the example, so it doesn’t look like the points apply to the task–they look totally separate. Reworking the hierarchy here and giving points less space and prominence will help with understanding.
See what a difference those two small changes can make?
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