I think that one of the hardest things to develop is the GUI. We all think different about what's logic and not; should there be colors, tooltips, graphic objects, hand over buttons, hover effects, etc etc? I love a clean and simple interface, but also with much content as long as it's not to messy. What's bugging me now is buttons in portals.… Show more
Howdy. In your case, I'd just make the icon green when you select it so that the user knows it is selected. And to me, the X and red color mean the same thing: delete. I'd do one or the other. Hovering red seems unnecessary. Hovering alerts the user to an active button. If you want to go red, maybe just the icon.