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Creating Flat Design Websites by Antonio Pratas

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Chapter 3. Creating a Flat and Usable Interface

This chapter will cover web usability on flat design and how important this is for the functioning of every website and web application's design in flat design, since this style may create several usability problems given its simple look. We will cover this by understanding what web usability is and by learning to design a web form with usability in mind, learning which elements and what the designer needs to pay attention to, to successfully create a usable interface.

Understanding web usability

Jakob Nielsen, a web usability consultant and usability expert, defines usability in the website, http://www.nngroup.com/articles/usability-101-introduction-to-usability/, as follows:

"Usability is a quality ...

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