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Design: Designing for Children

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  1. Effective Use of Color and Graphics in Applications for Children, Part I: Toddlers and Preschoolers

    Designing for Children

    Early engagement in the digital world

    October 3, 2011

    While most of the content and interactive elements in applications for children employ graphic components and vibrant color combinations, the way in which application’s combine these elements can lead to a great user experience or be a cause of frustration and confusion.

    This column is a continuation of my last Designing for Children column, “Effective Use of Typography in Applications for Children.” In this column, I’ll discuss the optimal use of color and graphics when designing digital applications for kids between two and five years of age. Read More

  2. Effective Use of Typography in Applications for Children

    Designing for Children

    Early engagement in the digital world

    June 7, 2011

    In this installment of my column, I’ll take a look at one of the most important visual design elements for graphic user interfaces: typography. I’ll concentrate on general guidelines for the effective use of typography in the design of applications for children between 3 and 10 years of age. What considerations do we need to take into account when working with digital typography when children are its primary interpreters? Read More

  3. Effective Use of Color and Graphics in Applications for Children, Part II: Kids 7 to 14 Years of Age

    Designing for Children

    Early engagement in the digital world

    December 5, 2011

    I dedicated my last Designing for Children column to exploring the effective use of color and graphics in interactive applications for toddlers and preschoolers. In this installment, I’ll continue my exploration of the use of color and graphics, but this time, in applications directed toward older children. Read More

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