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2. Fonts, Colors, and the Invisible UI

James Cabrera

(1)Holbrook, New York, USA

There is a saying, “The best UI is no UI.” That seems to be increasingly true as we passively observe the trends in technology. As we continually try to find ways to lower the barriers of friction for our user’s adoption of our products, we begin to see more and more of our available UI options disappearing. In the coming years, will there be any space left for design?

Designers are now embracing the need to become minimalists when they’re tasked to design digital products — boiling functionality down to its essence. What is the bare minimum you need to have a usable ...

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