Good vs. bad examples of design feedback

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By Carsten Pleiser

updated over 1 year ago


Trust the Designer

Bad exampleCan you add a shadow to that box, make this green & also add a line?

Good example: Right now, I'm having a hard time focusing on this section, can we emphasise it more?


Be Specific

Bad exampleThis is not what I wanted, I hate it!

Good example: I'm not sure the photos you're using in that hero are going to work. We need something to appeal to a younger audience.


Make it about your audience, not yourself

Bad exampleBlue is my least favourite color. Let's remove it completely from the design.

Good example: Our company operates in the medical sector. Using a blue color will make them feel in good hands & safe.


Give examples

Bad exampleDo you think that the box would look better with an icon in it?

Good example: I'm attaching a link to an ad which I really like. They use icons in a really interesting way.


Consolidate your feedback

Bad exampleThis design is pretty awful.

Good example: Thank you for all the hard work you're doing. We really like this version, but would like to see something different.

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