Change is a constant in the mobile app universe. To continue building on their skills and producing their top work, UX designers and developers need to keep a close eye on the industry’s latest trends as well as learn to anticipate and make their own predictions. Poor user experience is something that brands are rarely forgiven for, so falling short once can sometimes mean falling off the favorites list for a long time.
How to Make Responsive Design Work for Your Business.
Responsive web design is a must nowadays. Given the increasing number of people using their mobile devices to do research before buying a product as well as to catch up on the latest news, your business can’t afford to have a non-responsive website.
Navigation is undoubtedly among the most important features of any website. It’s the lifeblood of providing a great user experience (UX). And it should be a primary consideration in whatever design and functionality decisions we make. The goal is to provide the easiest and most intuitive way for users to find what they’re looking for.
Minimalism will always be a key component of modern digital design. Where applied with consideration and in appropriate circumstances, minimalism can serve to simplify a product or service to the point where it becomes easier to use.
There is a lot of blue on the internet. Why? Go Google something. Okay, now, go and check Facebook. Great, okay, now, pop onto Twitter. And, just to seal the deal, take a peek at your LinkedIn.
iOS and Android have been battling it out for almost a decade. In that time, they have each developed their own design systems and direction. Each have significant user experience research resources at their disposal. Therefore, you would expect them to have come to implement similar systems.
Staying on top of trends is no easy task; however, the payoff is always worth it. Much like how a fast website and one that anticipates the needs of visitors ahead of time is looked upon favorably by your audience, so is an on-trend website. Not only will it be faster, sleeker, and smarter than your competitors’ websites, but it will also signal to your visitors that you’re on the cutting edge and that it’s this same cutting-edge approach you’ll use to deliver high-quality solutions to them as customers.
In this 60 minute live stream course Daniel White (a.k.a. Dansky) will take you through mobile UI design in Sketch. Follow along as he presents the initial wireframes, then designs a list app, including custom icons, all from within Sketch.
Mobile gaming is a thriving industry estimated to reach $54 billion by 2015. With a low barrier to entry, independent game developers can see potential for massive gain.
It was 1972 when Pong burst onto our CRT screens. While many programs came before it, Pong’s iconic white paddles and square dot would usher in the dawn of commercial video games.
A recent study by AMP has found that Australians spend, on average, 4.4 hours commuting each week.
There’s much that’s universal about design across disciplines and applications. Web designers, industrial designers, UX designers, and others operate from some of the same principles.
Here’s a couple of slightly boring facts, but stay with me: in April 2017, Newzoo released the quarterly update of their Global Games Market Report which showed that mobile games sales made up 42% of the $108Bn market. That a $46Bn mobile gaming market.