31 Aug 2010 - 9:45pm
5 years ago
1 reply

Different Approach to Highlighting Required Form Fields

Most of you are familiar with forms that highlight required fields. The problem with that is that most fields are required, so you end up having to highlight everything creating a clutter of asterisks or sub-labels.

I want to share with you a different approach that is much more minimalist. Feel free to chime in and let me know what you think.

Read the article: When to Highlight Required Form Fields

30 Oct 2008 - 5:57pm
7 years ago
27 replies
Ali Naqvi

Is simplicity the answer? I am with John Maeda on this one.

I recently read John Maeda's book 'The Laws of Simplicity' and also visit
his website
The Laws of Simplicity is a book written in the same style Don Norman
wrote 'The Design of Future Things'.
Few days back I came across the following link wherein my Guru states
that Simplicity is NOT The answer.
My Guru states that 'I conclude that the entire argument between features
and simplicity is misguided.

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