Layout Essentials — Web App Design 101

First — Know and Leverage User Expectations

  1. Creating a clear visual hierarchy
  2. Breaking up screens into clearly defined areas
  3. Making it obvious what’s clickable
  4. Reducing visual clutter

Clear Visual Hierarchy

Clearly Defined Areas

Affordance

Reduce Clutter

Next Up: Navigation Best Practices

  1. Help your user get to where they need to be
  2. Provide orientation for where they are now

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