UI design for complete beginners: common mistakes and easy fixes

12 steps to help new designers make awesome apps

Big skill improvements can happen at the very beginning of your career. Start by following this guide: you’ll very quickly make your designs look much better.

Here are a few simple visual fixes that can turn your early mess into something you’ll be proud of.

#The most common “day one” design mistakes 🙅

Let’s start with some UI that needs some help. This is a contrived example, but it’s similar to a lot of early student design work I see:

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