How to keep your Interface Designs Simple and Effective

Tips on how to design simple and effective website interfaces that minimize cognitive overload for users.

  • Keep your link underlines the same color is your link text
  • When using an arrow on a link keep the text of the link to a set amount of characters ie: more info, read more


  • Restrict the color scheme to 2 background colors
  • Restrict text to 1 color - ensure its supper high contrast with all background colors.


  • Restrict font families to 1 family
  • Restrict font weights to 3 or 4
  • Restrict font sizes to 5


  • Restrict spacing variations to 4 or 5
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