Zeke Franco

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Why ‘Ok’ Buttons in Dialog Boxes Work Best on the Right - UX Movement

“Consistency” is a popular word used among designers. It’s also a popular excuse to use to not think deeply about the design problems users face. What’s the benefit of following a design convention, if one doesn’t know why that convention exists? How does one even know if a certain platform convention is right for users in the first place? What if a certain design convention is harmful to users? Should designers blindly follow it for the sake of consistency? Should bad design practices and lack of design understanding persist because designers want to resort to platform design consistency as the answer to every problem?


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