Designing Adobe Illustrator’s rich tooltips
Relatable visual stories that surprise, delight, and guide user outcomes By Gabriela Iancu-Mihai, Senior Visual Content Designer, Learn & Help Originally used in Microsoft applications to display tool functionality in the toolbar (remember Clippy?) tooltips, have taken on many different forms over the years. At their worst they’ve been obtrusive and annoying. At their best they’ve been welcome, useful… and even delightful.