We would like to feature this interaction design project by Watson DG for the Moonlight Movie. Recently the movie has won many prestigious awards at the Oscars (2017) and especially for the Best Picture. Asides from the reveal controversy, the kind folks over Watson DG created the site that drew many of our attention to its success. From the visual, the site offers a simple and clean experience. I gotta appreciate the detail for the headings with that thin ruler line across and used as a divider. Watson Design Group is a digital studio based in Los Angeles, USA. Founded in 2005, they focus their work into creative and online development from web campaigns to digital marketing. You should definitely check out the live site, it's a lovely interaction with the header vs the scrolling. Moonlight is a transcendent coming-of-age film that is both agonizing and heartwarming- a true display of the humanity in us all. To engage in the dialogue surrounding the applauded film, Watson Design Group created a site that drew attention to the film's success as well as to the emotional impact Moonlight has had on its audiences, all through the use of poignant articles, quotes, and audience commentary. It is a look at what an unprecedented film meant to audiences around the world.
We would like to share this interaction design project that involves branding as well by Jaejin Bong and it’s titled: Blank. What’s Blank? It’s a shopping experience that reliable with a user-friendly approach with a system with cards. Driven by its own set of categories, you can also throw questions and obviously shop. I think it’s an interesting concept that can be played with during your spare time. Published via Behance is the work from Jaejin Bong who is a graphic and UI designer based in Seoul, Korea. There isn't much more information about him but I do enjoy his creative thinking and would love to see more of him in the future.
Whatever you wanna call it, we all have heard the news about the comeback of the indestructible Nokia 3310. Carried on with many titles, it’s great to see the comeback of this phone especially with our modern standard. With this launch, we are sharing the work from Abhisek Das who decided to give an interaction design refresh to the landing page. I really like his bold and yet clean approach to the design, I wish I could have seen his work/thinking for mobile version as well. Give it a look! Published via Behance is the work from Abhisek Das who is a UI/UX designer based in Bangalore, India. He is a self-taught designer and I love that he implements the process of his creativity like a muscle and that it must be shared with the many talents out there. When Nokia unveiled the comeback of the indestructible handset, I wanted to give a retouch to the landing page with the Apple design style. Better readability, reduction design pattern, larger typography and a neat user interface.
As a designer, I am a frequent user of Behance. It’s a beautiful platform that featured some of the best artists, designers and illustrators out there. One thing that annoys me though is the design hasn’t changed much in the last few years. For example, those gradient buttons are hitting me hard! Let’s take a look at the work of Nora Park who decided to take the platform for an overhaul concept. Overall, I really enjoyed her interaction design and direction for Behance, too not keen on the interactions but in the “ensemble”; it’s a lovely concept! This concept is the work of Nora Park who is a freelance art director based in Los Angeles, California. She has a background in UI/UX, graphic design, illustration, fine art and more. You should definitely check out her site. Like many designers, I am a frequent user of the Behance. This is my attempt at translating the website into a desktop application, one that takes advantage of the platform by providing a richer, more seamless and customizeable experience.
To-Do List apps, I’ve tried them all and have many of them on my phone. Obviously, all my notes are scattered and lost all over. We are taking a look at this interaction design by Tubik Studio. It’s elegant, simple and that’s what is all about right? I would definitely try it after writing this article. You gotta love the interactions and the work on the typography with almost no strokes anywhere making it less looking like a boring table. Give it a look! Tubik Studio is a studio based in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine and they work in multiple parts like web & mobile UI/UX, interface animation, iconography, logo, branding and more. We are great fans of Tubik Studio and they always share the best of what they do and it’s always informative to go through. Today's presentation marks out another milestone here in TUBIK: the official launch of our new mobile application for iPhones. Meet Upper, simple and elegant to-do list motivating users and boosting productivity. And it's totally free for all the users. Here we unveil the details on user interface design for the app: the main objective behind it was to create a stylish and efficient to-do list without any distractions, concentrating user's attention on their goals. Welcome to get it directly via App Store and try all the features. Productive day to everyone!
Nowadays, cuisine is something that we have less and less time to give during the day. Even some of us, don’t even how to boil an egg! We are featuring this interaction design about an app called: I, Steak. It’s an assistant app that will help cook the perfect steak! It’s a pretty cool idea since it is quite a task from the picking, shopping and of course cooking. I love the minimal approach! Published via Behance , Alex Yurkov is a UI/UX web designer based in Moscow, Russian Federation. It’s great of him to focus his work into UI/UX, Web Design and Interaction Design especially early in his career. We are looking forward to see more of his work in the future.
I have to admit something, I never enjoyed the official sites from movies. They usually go with a simple (and boring) site with a trailer. Maybe too simple? That’s why we would like to share the interaction design for the official movie of the movie Sing. Loved the fact that the mighty folks from Watson DG decided to create an experience in reflection the movie instead of taking a simpler route. Let’s give it a look! Watson DG is a digital creative boutique based in Los Angeles, USA. Founded in 2005, they specialize their work into creative and online development from web campaigns to digital marketing. From their portfolio, they have made official sites for movies like: Star Wars: Force Awakens, X-Men and more. . With the SING official site, we aimed to create an experience that would echo this sentiment and foster emotional connections between audiences and the film’s distinctly different characters. An audition section allowed users a small taste into the musical style of each character and upon diving in further, users could explore the personality behind the performer. We integrated a variety of shareable content as well as character-specific Spotify playlists to make each character’s persona shine.
Trello Atlassian is a UI Design concept project for the redesign of the popular service Trello. It was originally shared by the Netguru Team and it's an extensive exercise on how to improve a tool that their team use daily. They also got motivated by Atlassian's acquisition of Trello and that motivated them to think about a complete visual refresh of the product and try to make a little bit "slicker" - as they mentioned. We are well aware that a comprehensive redesign would be based on a host of different factors: business objectives, user needs defined as a result of data analysis, and so on. We were not aiming at a total overhaul of Trello – we focused exclusively on Trello's visual experience, bearing in mind all the limitations of such approach. The project was created by Anna Klawikowska, Michal Parulski and Serge Soskowiec. They are designers from Poland and part of the Netguru Team. Their work range from graphic design, typography and UI Design. I highly recommend you to check out their Behance profiles for the complete portfolio. There's really inspiring work. UI Design A Trello board is a list of lists, filled with cards, used by you and your team. It’s a lot more than that, though. Trello has everything you need to organize projects of any size. It works in real-time. When somebody moves a card, it moves on your board instantly, no matter what device you use. You can keep your tab open all day and never have to refresh. Plus, Trello opens and loads so fast you won’t even notice. - via Trello.com
This Weekend, I was able to enjoy a free admission at the MBAM (Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal) and go through its art exhibits filled with beautiful pieces. During my walk, I thought about my own experience and how we can enhance it especially knowing with the possibilities of technology nowadays. We are featuring a project with Ekrem Ates and Muzaffer Akay and their inMuseum App. What I adore the most about this project is not the UI but the part where they show the phase beyond the structure of the experience. I also liked their approach of making the UI based on cards for responsiveness, also with usability and mobile gestures. Published on Behance by Ekrem Ates and Muzaffer Akay who are designers based in Istanbul, Turkey. Superb work about what they have done on making inMuseum app where you can facilitate your own experience and mostly at your own pace. Credits Ekrem Ates Muzaffer Akay
We would like to share this interesting project of an app called: Fangry Food, it is a cooking app with the geniality of telling the app what’s in your fridge so they can come up with a range of recipes depending on the difficulty, popularity, calories and etc. It’s quite a great idea actually and I do feel that the interaction design behind the app is intuitive and easy-to-follow. I have some questions raising up while scanning this project like how mostly the backend can respond to all the variety of elements of food that exist for example or how does it come up with different cooking steps depending on your ingredients. I loved the detail of having the button: Order Pizza, that was hilarious. Artkai Design Studio is a studio based in Kyiv, Ukraine. With a talented team of designers, creative director and UI/UX, it’s really great to see them creating and making something quite useful for our quick daily routines full of things where sometimes food comes last. When you are hungry you don't want to waste your time. Neither do we. Jump in quickly to the app. Credits Founder & Lead Designer: Art Tsymbal Creative Director: Kos Chekanov UI/UX: Olga Levytska
Weather Apps some will be a perfect fit for you and some won’t. To me, it’s an app that I use every single day, knowing the weather for your daily activities or even prepping your drive around town or your destination. Pretty useful! We are showing the work from Cüneyt Sen who is an Art Director based in Istanbul, Turkey. I really dig the UI work from Cüneyt and his usability to create a friendly user experience as well. From this design, I really enjoyed what he did for the colour palette with the gradients but mostly the subtle detail about swiping through different sections. More Information: http://www.cuneytsen.com.
In our line of work, we would all wish to work for that certain dream client, I am more into believing there is no such thing as a dream client; as long as you love what you do. It might sound a little bit cheesy but It’s the way I do feel on the matter. I keep telling my clients that our job as a designer is to revamp your brand, your products AND to make famous. Again totally cheesy saying but if they are successful because of your work than it all that makes me happy at the end. Let’s take a look at the work of Andrea Montini and his project called Desivero and it’s a digital platform which offers plumbing and bathroom furniture products and services. It’s a very corporate subject but I liked Andrea’s thinking behind the hierarchy of the homepage. It’s quite informative about the brand itself, what do you think? Desivero is a digital platform which offers plumbing and bathroom furniture products and services. It's an e-commerce platform where people can get assistance on products, like installation of products bought on the website, maintenance and repair. It's actually active in Padova, Italy for launch purposes but it aims to be expanded nation-wide. More Information: http://www.andreamontini.me.
We would like to share this UI/UX project by Alexander Shmelev and Ania Shmeleva who are based in Moscow, Russian Federation. With many independent watch companies out there, to stand out of your brand, you need to have a different approach as always and at the same time giving the best user retail experience possible. We are taking a closer look at the design of Cloqk, a modern and exclusive watch retail concept created by Kamilla Lee. I just liked how the photography attracts your attention but at the same time you know that the company are about watches. Super clean! Cloqk is a modern and exclusive watch retail concept created by Kamilla Lee, Russian premier luxury watch company. Especially curated to cater to the younger generation of watch aficionados in Russia, Cloqk features a collection that includes some of the best luxury watch brands in the world including Instrmnt, Zenith, Creme and Baume & Mercier, amongst others. Credits Alexander Shmelev Ania Shmeleva More Information via Behance.
PayPal seems to be one service that a lot of designers use for UI design or concept redesigns. I quite like that because it's a finance application. It's in a way not towards social/user generated content where it's all about style or beauty. It's about money, balance, transfers and stuff like that. Filippos Protogeridis shared a good one on his Behance profile.The simple and super elegant UI design, it is more image heavy when necessary, like on the promo page and utilitarian when it needs to be. Overall I quite like this concept, much more than the official and current design. Below you can see a bit more of the project. UI Design About the designer Filippos Protogeridis is a user interface and interaction designer, focusing on product design in the technology industry. He is the Head of Design at Yatzer, while also working with several companies as a product designer, namely Transifex, Welcome, Incrediblue and e-FOOD. For more information check out http://www.protogeridis.com/
We would like to share the work from Anton & Irene on what they have worked on their digital redesign for theMet which is the second largest museum in the World. Getting numbers like 33 million visitors last year is huge so the stakes are pretty to create a seamless user experience both on Mobile and Desktop. It was a work collaboration with other teams from program management, development and Anton & Irene on the UX and designing components. After some surfing on the live site, I just love how the branding and design guidelines just made sense (font, sizes and colours) and flows very well during scroll. Also how fluid it is on your mobile experience as well, like having a darker selection to indicate a selected state from the buttons. Give it a look as well at metmuseum.org. Digital Redesign for the Met, World's Second Largest Museum More Information: http://antonandirene.com.
Around this time of year with the celebrations, festivities and many many eats! We will also at the time of the year where we’ll get to enjoy some time off. As a designer, time off also means that we might have to rethink our portfolio, brand and any of our side-projects. Having some rest and being proactive always gives a great balance especially when things are cooling down. Let’s take a look at the work from Ira Banana who is a designer specializing her work in UI/UX and graphic design based in Barcelona, Spain. The work around the grid is fairly clean and simple and what I do appreciate the most is the colours used into the branding. I totally dig that colourful gradient mix! More Information: http://irabanana.com.
We have featured the work from Serge Vasil who is a Senior Designer and Art Director currently based in San Francisco, California. He recently got to work with Adobe on making a fictitious digital arts exhibition by using Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver on making the branding and website. I simply love the use of really colorful and vibrant gradients and one detail I even dig even more is the gradient use for the minimal mockup shapes. It’s really neat and hope you will enjoy it too. I am happy to share new work for Adobe. Rendered represents a fictitious digital arts exhibition. I was commissioned to design the branding and website for Adobe to showcase features of the new Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Dreamweaver from the recently released CC 2016. Credits Images by: Ari Weinkle, Anja Mewes, Ana Gomez Bernaus, Črtomir Just, Alex Diaconu, R4dn Studio, David McLeod More information: http://sergevasil.com.