7 Rules of Creating Gorgeous UI

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7 Rules of Creating Gorgeous UI, is a two part article by Erik. Before you start reading the article, Erik gives an intro about whom this article is targeted for, what/what not to expect. This is a pretty straightforward article written based not on the principles or jargons but on observation. There is a lesser need to debate about what this article says about – if taken in the correct sense.

In short the article speaks about the following seven points:

  1. Light comes from the sky
  2. Black and white first
  3. Double your whitespace
  4. Learn the methods of overlaying text on images (Part 2)
  5. Make text pop — and un-pop (Part 2)
  6. Only use good fonts (Part 2)
  7. Steal like an artist (Part 2)

Link to Part 1 / Part 2