Color: A Reference Guide

Color is used in design to attract attention, group elements, indicate meaning and enhance aesthetics. -UDP

Chunking: Design for efficient learning

  Chunking: A technique of combining many units of information into a limited number of units or chunks, so that the information is easier to process and remember. -UDP  

Advance Organizer: More than a design principle

As I read beyond the pages of UPD, I noticed that there were a lot of interpretations on what Advance Organizer is. Even though this principle is originally detailed as a design principle, most of the immediate examples that came up were for teaching and for studying materials (ironically, as I’m preparing for my first [...]

The 80/20 Principle

“As any good designer will tell you that the devil is in the details. “ -stroomt interactions The very first principle listed in this book is 80/20, which in my opinion, is the most misinterpreted principle used in design. It may seem straightforward, pleasant even but in all honesty, this principle is abused, misused, and [...]