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Principle of Consistency and Standards in User Interface Design

Learn to design with consistency and standards in mind and understand the reasons why they’re important to incorporate them into your work. Derived from Jakob Nielsen and Rolf Molich’s Ten User Interface (UI) Guidelines, ‘Consistency and Standards’ are evident in many of the widely-used products created by some of the most successful companies. Products like Adobe Photoshop, originally released in the 1990s, and Google Gmail, released in the mid-2000s, are just a few of the widely popular products that exhibit this important rule of thumb. This article will teach you how to recognize consistency and standards and explain why they’re

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