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Tips for DIY Designers: Chromostereopsis

Ever notice that when you put certain colors side-by-side, they do a Weird Thing™ to you eyes? It’s chromostereopsis! According to the Interaction Design Foundation: Chromostereopsis is a visual illusion that occurs when certain colors are placed alongside each other, making it unnecessarily difficult to focus on both colors. The illusion is due to the respective wavelengths stimulating different areas within the eye. I see this kind of mistake in DIY designs all the time, […]