Getting the Fitt’s

Fitt’s Law is one of the most powerful ‘laws’ in digital product design. In simple words, it is articulated as,

The time required to acquire a target is a function of the distance and size of the target.

Quite a simple definition. It says that if a button is bigger, and closer to the mouse pointer, it is faster to click. But this is a classic case of a simple rule which can be applied to a variety of design solutions.

Have a look at this quiz – by designer Bruce Tognazzini – and see how well you understand this idea.

I will post more on this idea in the coming days.

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