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Color in Interface Experience

September 29, 2020

Color in Interface Experience


September 29, 2020

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  1. Self introduction • Takanori Oki / @takanorip(Twitter: @takanoripe) • UI

    designer at ClassDo Inc. and Front-end web developer • Like: Figma, Web font, VTuber • I published some books. Check them out if you are interested. https://nextpublishing.jp/book/9900.html https://zenn.dev/takanorip/books/c793924600a6009b43c2
  2. "Interface Experience" is ... • Experience when using the interface

    • Interface Experience != User Experience
  3. Color Psychology • Color psychology is the study of hues

    as a determinant of human behavior and feelings. • It is widely used in marketing ,branding and UI design, but is still in its developmental stages. • Feelings about color are often deeply personal and rooted in your own experience or culture.
  4. Color Can Influence Performance • One study found that seeing

    the color red before taking an exam actually hurt test performance. • Show more information: https://doi.apa.org/doiLanding? doi=10.1037%2F0096-3445.136.1.154 • We must choose the appropriate color for UI and product.
  5. Accessibility: color contrast • “Success Criterion 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level

    AA): The visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1” (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1) • For more information: https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/Understanding/contrast- minimum.html
  6. Accessibility isn't for the poor eyesight. • Device brightness and

    contrast settings • External environment for browsing contents(Sunlight, etc…) • It's important to use colors that are easy to read in any environment.
  7. Useful tools for color experience • Leonardo • https://leonardocolor.io/ •

    An open source contrast-based color generator • Color Box • https://www.colorbox.io/ • Color generator by Lyft design