7 articles Tag mobile ui design

10 Steps to Prototyping with POP

Over the years I’ve spent a not inconsiderable amount of time helping to choreograph enormous, complicated, expensive systems so that specific groups of human beings can derive benefit from them. And whether the end product of those efforts was a multistory building or an app running on a mobile device, one of the best ways to figure out how all the parts and pieces should fit together has been to build a tiny, simple, cheap …

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UI Bits: Snorelab

SnoreLab by @CreativeDash has a really nice day & night transition animation. See more designs here. (originally published on thoughtbrain)

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Field Test prototyping app: Turning images into mobile prototypes

I’ve previously mentioned Field Test in my big list of UI/UX links. I’ve gotten really familiar with it after relying heavily on it for the last project I just finished. This prototyping tool worked best for me because the support of gestures and the ability to build both iPhone and iPad prototypes. (It also supports some Android and Windows 8.) Field Test out of beta now, so anyone can get an account. I highly recommend …

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UI Bits: Interesting ‘Pull to refresh’ concept

Well, an iPhone app, has an interesting “pull to refresh” concept. It’s not continued throughout the rest of the app’s title bars, but its a neat little UI bit. (originally published on thoughtbrain)

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The flat color user interface trend + apps with gestures, Part II: A Happy Medium

Right after I wrote my last post, I saw this post from Jeremy Olson, “Buttons are not the enemy,” where he made a valid point that it only makes sense to have gesture-only interfaces on simple apps:

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The flat color user interface trend + apps with gestures

I’m getting really tired of the super skeuomorphism that many of the Apple apps have, and its starting to look really dated. Surprisingly, Windows Phone and the new Android ICS Holo UI are more modern looking their with flat UI. I’m fascinated by the the trend of apps that have a very flat and colorful UI. I’m kinda digging it.

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Links to all the great UI UX mobile app resources that I use

This will be an on going list of links/resources I have found that have helped me learn how to be a great mobile app UI designer (but of course I’m still learning). I’ve had trouble finding resources that are just about mobile app design (opposed to mobile web) as it’s still a growing field of design, so I thought I would put this out there for people like me. I feel like I’ve been hording …

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