Color in Application Design

Color moves your eye across the screen. Motion is even more potent.

Steve Berry

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May 25, 2022

We use color in application design to reduce the cognitive overhead - making the complex approachable and easier to scan.

Table design using opacity and color to facilitate faster scanning.
Table design using opacity and color to facilitate faster scanning.
Animated bar chart
Bar chart builds in with harmonious colors.
application color family
A harmonious color family for different categories creates better scan patterns in application design.
Complex workflow analysis visualization.
Complex workflow analysis visualization.
animated items building in
Building in an animation loop gathers your attention.
Using color to direct gaze and highlight status.
Using color to direct gaze and highlight status.

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