10 cheat codes for designing User Interfaces

Riel M
Design + Sketch
Published in
10 min readFeb 25, 2018

I’d probably assume that most of us started in UI design with the littlest knowledge or nothing at all. But even though the odds were against us at the start, we managed our way through numerous design books and articles to understand how colors, typography, layout, etc work. I remember how it is established in us at Make Technology, a UX-driven company, that Design can’t be simply explained by colors, shapes, and text. It is a process that has a “Why” behind it, whenever we create a text bigger, add a shadow, or change the color, there has to be a reason why things have to be.