After a long time in scattered A/B testing, YouTube today has updated its iOS app with a brand new design very reminiscent of its Material Design theme that has graced its other iOS apps recently, as well. YouTube says that the new interface makes it even easier to find and discover new content. Recommended videos, […]
Switches are the key to electronic conversion of energy. Three major aspects of design – the hardware, software, and interface problems – can be defined and studied. Consider some of the major concepts covered so far: The hardware problem (build a switch matrix). Switches can be organized in a matrix. Given information about the source and the load, the switch [...]
Scientists designed a brain-computer interface that enabled the patient to send instructions directly to his legs.
Not many designers place enough focus on the benefits of creative search fields. For content-heavy websites most users will be prepared to search for what they’re looking for. If the search interface sucks then people will be forced to leave and hit Google, or worse… Ask Jeeves. Show More Summary
Just understanding the fundamentals of design is not enough to craft beautiful websites. A marketing strategy often includes webpage design itself, which naturally falls onto content structure & hierarchy. A new site aptly named GoodUI offers free tips & tricks for building, well, good UI. Show More Summary
The BOLT is a uniquely designed, all-white player offering 4K support as well as a revamped user interface that introduces new features like the ability to skip commercial breaks on recorded content as well as the ability to speed up playback 30 percent faster while listening to pitch-corrected audio. Show More Summary
Simple Timesheet Pro is a time management styled Windows Phone app. Designed to help you log and track your work hours, the app offers up a user-friendly interface, plenty of tools to track time on or off work and GPS support to track the distances travel while on the job. Show More Summary
Google's new Chromecast features an improved design, faster loading times and a much more comprehensive interface.
Having developed smaller projects using Objective-C/iOS I learned there are many benefits and drawbacks to native applications. HTML5 mobile web apps provide a quicker all-around experience for any mobile device – and even regular desktop monitors. Show More Summary
Bohemian Coding created Sketch App for Mac OS X as a means to help designers mockup user interfaces, and for that reason many of the styles are CSS-centric. Shadow is one of them, where the values are X, Y, Blur and Spread. With CSS we would represent this as box-shadow: x, y, blur, spread – […] Read More at Sketch 3 and the Single-Sided Border Hack
Flat design has seeped into the fabric of website design and mobile apps alike. Many popular interfaces are switching over to flat design because it’s simpler and easier to create. Some users prefer flat website layouts because they don’t use flashy graphics or distracting elements on a typically minimalist webpage design. Show More Summary
The Midwest UX conference reappears again in 2015 with three days of exciting talks and workshops. User experience is a hot topic among all interface designers and this conference will cover everything you’d want to know about the subject. Show More Summary
Interface designers should already know about prototyping and the myriad of tools available online. One such example is FramerJS which happens to be a dynamic prototyping tool for any type of interface. This library has garnered lots of attention for its diversity and flexibility with unique prototyping styles. Show More Summary
Many posts and guides have been published online with a direct focus on web design & user experience. These resources have ultimately become scattered but still operate as serious tools for anyone who builds interfaces on the web or on mobile devices. Show More Summary
Live testing is a huge part of the design world. How do you know if an interface would function if you don’t know how it’ll look? One of the biggest aspects of testing is a gauge for interfaces on various screens and devices. There are plenty of applications offering this, but a new mobile app […] Read More at ICNS App Icon Preview Application for iOS
$1 Unistroke Recognizer — a 2-D single-stroke recognizer designed for rapid prototyping of gesture-based user interfaces. In machine learning terms, $1 is an instance-based nearest-neighbor classifier with a Euclidean scoring function, i.e., a geometric template matcher. Apple Talking to California …
Popular task management app Todoist got a bit of a revamp on the web today, bringing along some design revamps, including a new icon. More importantly, the web and desktop interfaces have picked up some fantastic improvements to bring it in-line with its mobile apps, along with optimizations to its mobile web experience.
In an old converted barn just outside of Seattle you’ll find Invisible Creature, a graphic design studio run by Don and Ryan Clark. They’re brothers who produce fantastic artwork, illustrations, and all forms of design from interfaces to print & product design. Show More Summary
Digital color pickers are widely used by designers and developers to craft pixel-perfect interfaces. Most of the time these color pickers are utilized from programs like Sketch or Photoshop. But recently I found a handy little webapp by the name of HTML Color Codes. Show More Summary
The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) has given its website a new look. The group says the redesign of www.ncfc.org features a clean, modern design, easy-to-navigate interface for users and highlights the wide range of issues NCFC works on behalf of America’s farmer-owned cooperatives. Show More Summary