Jessica Enders has suffered from a life long condition known as a love of designing forms and other transactional interfaces. She is attempting to minimise the adverse symptoms by running her own form design business, Formulate Information Design.
Human beings are sensitive to color. We process it without us even realizing, and we can’t help noticing differences. This is useful in form design.
Human beings see things that are close to each other as being related. Conversely, things that are not related usually have some space between them.
Create a straight, unobstructed, vertical path to completion. Now it's faster for your form to be filled out, and it looks neater and simpler too.
Jessica Enders looks at how even the giants of digital media can slip up in their web form UX.
Conventional wisdom says that the frustration of masked passwords is worth it to keep us safe from hoods and hustlers. But does it actually help?
Satisficing is a combination of the word 'satisfy' and 'suffice', and describes the tendency to do just enough to get a result. How does this affect forms?
Is your login friendly doorman or cranky guard? Jessica Enders shows you how to get your users logged in fast by getting your login screens out of the way.
No-one likes creating accounts -- it's a complication of using a service. Jessica Enders has 3 rules for making the process as painless as possible.
Labels are central to good form design but there are many views on where to position them. Jessica Enders delivers the final word in form label positioning.