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Web Readability – Font Shapes

Quick Win

To make sure larger blocks of text are readable across all devices you need to pick a “proven to be readable” font-family like Helvetica, and add Arial, sans-serif as a fall-back. Even quicker win is to copy-paste this into your main CSS file, right after the CSS reset:
body {font-family:"Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;}
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The web safe area

Quick win

Start webdesign by selecting the most likely platform for your app/site, and create a design for that first. Find the lowest resolution with more than 3% market share on the said platform. Find the minimum viewport size in that case. The most commonly used web safe area is 980×500px.
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The Golden Ratio in UX Design

Quick win

If you are looking for the most pleasing proportion between two things you should start with the golden ration (they can be anything from paddings on websites to proportions of buildings). In UX design we can live with the rough estimate of 1.618 for this irrational number.
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