Beitrags-Archiv für die Kategorie 'Design'

The Beauty Of Imperfection In Interface Design

Donnerstag, 16. März 2017 11:36




 


 

Sometimes we tend to think of our designs as if they are pieces of art. But if we think of them this way, it means they won’t be ready to face the uncertain conditions of the “real world.” However, there is also beauty in designing an interface that is ready for changes — and, let’s admit it, interfaces do change, all the time.

The Beauty Of Imperfection In Interface Design

One of the things I like most about designing a mobile app is that, from the initial concepts to the time when you are fine-tuning and polishing all of the interface details, this is a process with many steps.

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Inspiring Illustrations With Plenty Of Bright Colors And Cool Patterns

Freitag, 3. März 2017 14:34




 


 

It’s almost time to leave winter behind us here in the Northern Hemisphere. Most of the time, the weather can’t quite make up its mind, and so the days pass by with half of the sky sunny while the other half gray. Nature usually tends to have a strong impact on my mood, and so these days I feel like I’m literally in a gray zone — between winter and spring.

Inspiring Illustrations With Plenty Of Bright Colors And Cool Patterns

I’m not sure about you, but with springtime lurking around the corner, my need for extra inspiration is even bigger. So, I hope that this month’s set will give you just that spark you need to cheer you up and boost your creativity.

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The Art Of Calligraphy: Getting Started And Lessons Learned

Montag, 27. Februar 2017 12:44




 


 

Typography is a primary element of composition. Being a designer, I pay a lot of attention to its quality. Operating Photoshop is easy for me; however, to level up my skills, I am always learning to work with letters, using my hands, without any computer programs.

The Art Of Calligraphy: Getting Started And Lessons Learned

The first time I took a calligraphy course was about a year ago, and the decision was quite hard. I was sure that it would be painstaking and that I would need excellent handwriting to learn this art. How mistaken I was!

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Colorful Inspiration For Gray Days: Illustration And Photography At Their Best

Freitag, 3. Februar 2017 11:30

 

 

If it’s still snowy where you live, then you’re probably tired of the cold weather by now. Winter may be in full swing but that shouldn’t stop us from hu…

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Live Stream From Awwwards London Conference: Chat Bots, Virtual Reality, And The Future Of UX

Donnerstag, 2. Februar 2017 9:16

 

 

Chat bots, virtual reality and conversational design are just a few of the hot topics that are about to change the way we craft digital experiences. So, …

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Redesigning The Paris Metro Map

Montag, 30. Januar 2017 13:47




 


 

When I first visited Paris, it took me a while to get oriented and put together a route using the official map of the Paris metro. That’s all it took to spark the flame inside me to redraw it according to an entirely different set of principles. The goal was extremely ambitious, but why not try?

Redesigning The Paris Metro Map

In this article, I will attempt to describe the principal solutions involved in the development of my own version of the Paris metro map. But for a moment, I’ll just jump ahead to the result.

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The Underestimated Power Of Color In Mobile App Design

Mittwoch, 25. Januar 2017 15:01

 

 

Color is arguably the second most important aspect of your app, after functionality. The human to computer interaction is heavily based on interacting wi…

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More Than Just Pretty: How Imagery Drives User Experience

Mittwoch, 18. Januar 2017 13:49

 

 

As the saying goes, „A picture is worth a thousand words.“ Human beings are highly visual creatures who are able to process visual information almost ins…

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Breaking Out Of The Box: Design Inspiration (January 2017)

Montag, 9. Januar 2017 15:02




 


 

Many people find it difficult to get their minds back into work after a holiday season filled with love, food, and friends. May 2017 bring you a healthy and inspiring adventure. As for that kick-start inspiration, I hope this article will help get you back in the creative mindset.

Breaking Out Of The Box: Design Inspiration (January 2017)

The above illustration has a style that I’m sure everyone will admire. The combination of colors used is simply marvelous — so simple, yet so complex.

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Mistakes Developers Make When Learning Design

Freitag, 16. Dezember 2016 11:04

 

 

The blank Photoshop document glows in front of you. You’ve been trying to design a website for an hour but it’s going nowhere. You feel defeated. You wer…

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