Iterate brings together the best designers and app producers in the business to talk user interface, human interaction, icon design, and user experience from concept to implementation. On this episode, Jeremy Olson of Tapity joins Marc,...Show More Summary
Google’s upcoming new version of Android is an absolutely gorgeous reimagining of the company’s mobile operating system. Dubbed “Material Design,” Google has employed a new design identity throughout the user interface that makes Android L far more beautiful and approachable than the OS has ever been in the past. Show More Summary
A student team at Ohio State University has designed and built a custom Controller Area Network (CAN) data acquisition system complete with a sensor interface, rider display, and a Linux-based data logger for a RW-2x motorcyle. TheyShow More Summary
In today’s iLounge Deal we’re offering up a package of eight user interface kits for iOS 8 design for only $24.99. Rolled into eight Photoshop PSD files in Retina resolution, this comprehensive kit of 700+ handcrafted and unique UI elements...Show More Summary
Materiyolo As shown off at Google I/O 2014, the new version of Google Play is beautiful, heavy on the Material Design, and starting to push out now to regular folk like you and me. While much of the interface is unchanged, when you dive into an application's page (or a book, or movie, or music) you'll see the big changes. Show More Summary
This post originally appeared on Owen’s personal blog. I had an interesting experience this week when I tried to cancel my Spotify account. When you visit the cancellation page, you’re asked to give a reason about why you’re canceling. Show More Summary
If you have to design an interface it's almost obvious to think to begin the process by drawing. But is this the best way? I once casually started by writing an imagined human-computer conversation, and only afterwards I continued by drawing. This changed my way of thinking and I never went back to drawing first. Show More Summary
When I first started to describe Game Thinking, I talked about gameful design or game-inspired design. Part of me was always split about what I really meant. These ideas were based on user interface more than anything.
As previously anticipated, Google Alerts has a new interface inspired by Material Design. For some reason, Google only shows the new UI when you are logged in, while displaying the old interface if you don't log in to a Google account.The new UI is a lot simpler and focuses on managing alerts and creating alerts with one click. Show More Summary
Google's Material Design interface style is trickling into its web applications. Users might have seen the new Drive look roll out over the past week, and Google Alerts also got a nice facelift.
We’ve all gotten used to how Wikipedia looks, but a Berlin-based interface designer recently dreamed up a whole new look for the trusty online encyclopedia. The redesign concept first appeared on George Kvasnikov‘s Behance page in April but hasn’t received that much attention yet, till it was spotted by PSFK today. Show More Summary
Apple is constantly moving forward with new software updates and more intriguing devices. iOS7 is their most recent minimalist interface update moving away from from iOS6. The new iOS uses a lot of flat menus, buttons, badges, and simpler app icons. Show More Summary
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Anjo Cerdeña, a reader of this blog, found a new interface for Google Alerts when opening the site. It uses Material Design and it has a few new features: a "me on the web" section and a list of suggestions for companies, people. countries, places, industries and more. Show More Summary
Game Design: Dialogue Bubbles Today we'd like to discuss our engaging dialogue system! When ever a character speaks, we display a text bubble just like in comics! We wanted a dialogue system that feels un-intrusive. An interface that is part of the environment, feels dynamic and adds motion to the dialogue. Full update here (thanks Matt!)
Google didn't design Android Wear to emulate a smartphone's interface for a reason: the company believes it makes no sense doing so on such a tiny screen. Sadly, many early adopters find it cumbersome to launch third-party apps on the current design,...
Google has made life a whole lot easier for local business owners. Google My Business is a unified interface designed specifically for local businesses and large enterprises. It was created to be a user-friendly platform and the quick tutorial below can help almost any business owner get started. A short overview of Google's latest brain [...]Show More Summary
This week’s Hacklet is all about Hackaday.io projects which use MIDI, or Musical Instrument Digital Interface for the uninitiated. MIDI was designed from the ground up as an open communications standard for musical instruments. Nearly every major instrument company participated in the design of the standard. Show More Summary
Iterate brings together the best designers and app producers in the business to talk user interface, human interaction, icon design, and user experience from concept to implementation. On this episode, Joe Cieplinsk of Bombing BrainShow More Summary
Two students point a magic finger in the direction of the 3-D interfaces of tomorrow. Although it has gotten us through the last 50 years of computer history, the computer mouse has one big, contemporary design problem: It only works well with 2-D interfaces. Show More Summary