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Topics To Consider in User Interface Design

September 18, 2019

User Interface Design covers a variety of topics and a multitude of disciplines which is why it is classified as a interdisciplinary career field.

The following are topics that relate directly or indirectly to UI design and should be looked at in order to gain a deeper insight into the field of study:

Principles of Design:

1. Principles of Gestalt
2. Negative Space
3. Contrast
4. Color Theory
5. Typography
6. Grids
7. Graphic Design

Other Topics to Consider:

User Centered Design
Anthropology
Sociology
Psychology
Cognitive Science
Digital Behavior
Neuroscience
Fine Art
Art History
Industrial Design
Interaction Design
Motion Design
Animation
Illustration
Iconography
Advertising
Creative Writing
Coding
Photography
Genre Theory
Designing for Accessibility
Information Architecture
Political Science
Behavioral Economics
Linguistics
Philosophy
Affective Science
Applied Research
Ubiquitous Computing
Data Visualization
Human-Computer Interaction
Web Form Design