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Optical Effects in User Interfaces (for True Nerds)

How to make optically balanced icons, correct shapes alignment, and perfect corner rounding. Over 50 pics included.

Our eyes are weird organs that often are telling lies to us. But if you know the peculiarities of human visual perception, you can build more approachable and clean designs. Not only do type designers utilize optical tricks for creating readable and well-balanced fonts, but it’s also helpful for interface designers, who build user-machine communication.