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Chapter 10. Visual effectiveness > Balance the number and placement of visual e...

Balance the number and placement of visual elements

Everything that the user can see on the window or page contributes to, or detracts from, the visual effectiveness of the information:

  • Layout

  • Color and shading of background, text, and graphics

  • Contrast between background and text

  • Typeface and type size

  • Illustrations, icons, and animations

  • Tables, charts, and code examples

  • Navigational cues

  • Length of lines and paragraphs

  • Highlighting

  • Headings

  • List styles and lengths

  • Overall information density and white space


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