by Steve Schoger and Adam Wathan

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🔥 Pure grey text always looks "off" on a colored background. A quick fix is to saturate your text with a bit of the background hue.

🔥 Too many borders can make a design look really busy. Here's a few ideas that are a bit more subtle:

🔥 If I am using icons that have more weight than the text, I typically make the icons slightly lighter than the text for inactive states 👌🏼

🔥 Using a generic icon like an arrow or a checkmark instead of the standard bullet is a great way to add visual interest to unordered lists.