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Better Experience #16: Toasted, Not Roasted 🍞🔥

Achieving the perfect brown gradient on your toasted bread.

Better Experience Design is a collection of arbitrary encounters with everyday things that have given us either delightful or stressful experience.

1. What is it and what is the purpose?

Toaster animation by Jonas Mosesson

2. Why/When did I use it?

3. Was it a delightful or stressful experience? Why?

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The toaster is controlled using a dial, and a stop button.

1. The numbers on the dial do not help in telling how long my bread would be toasted

2. The icons do not have a clear description

3. From eye-level, the numbers and icons look just like random dots

My reaction when I realized those were numbers, not dots.

4. Can it be better?

Make the indicator size bigger

Lose the random numbers and icons, use something more explanatory

Use shades of toasted bread colors and let users choose how brown they want the bread to be

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Giving the information straight forward and not mislead users with useless directions.

5. What do you think?

Better Experience Design is a collection of arbitrary encounters with everyday things that have given us either delightful or stressful experience.

Better Experience Design

Better Experience Design is a collection of arbitrary…

Briandito Priambodo

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https://briandito.co - A designer, illustrator, and a writer. Interested productivity and creativity.

Better Experience Design

Better Experience Design is a collection of arbitrary encounters with everyday things that have given us either delightful or stressful experience.

Briandito Priambodo

Written by

https://briandito.co - A designer, illustrator, and a writer. Interested productivity and creativity.

Better Experience Design

Better Experience Design is a collection of arbitrary encounters with everyday things that have given us either delightful or stressful experience.

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