Design & Colors
We strive for a user interface that is clutter-free, well-organized, and doesn't behave in unexpected ways. It should work across a wide range of devices and be easy to use for everyone.
The colors we use should be consistent and functional, for example, provide sufficient contrast. For the included themes, the preferred primary colors are violet and cyan, but other colors can be used as well.
To avoid distorting the visual impression of photos and videos, large background areas should generally be neutral or just slightly saturated.
The context menu at the bottom right should use a color spectrum for the individual actions to reflect the spectral colors of a prism:
We stick to Google's Material icons and use other icons only when absolutely necessary:
Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it's really how it works.
— Steve Jobs
Choice is the enemy of productivity. Put another way, if your solution does everything, and has no opinions about anything, then it solves nothing.
— Asim Aslam
Any fool can make something complicated. It takes a genius to make it simple.
— Woody Guthrie
- Scheme Color Finder
Web Color Tools¶
- Adobe Color Wheel
- Artyclick Color Name Finder
- Coolors Color Palette Generator
- FFFuel HEX, RGB & HSL Color Picker
- Screenshots - development of our user interface in time lapse ⏱
- The 7 pillars of design - slides by Raffaella Isidori (Codemotion Berlin 2018)