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UX/UI Case Study: Workhiro

UX/UI Case Study: Workhiro

Design concepts are cool, but bring case studies for real projects is awesome! This service called Workhiro is an example of very well done UX/UI, exploring interactions and information architecture to create a great user experience. Workhiro is the simplest way to track job applicants, engage with them and collaborate faster with your hiring team. Say goodbye to spreadsheets and scattered documents. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Take a look below in some parts of the project and go to read the full case study on Behance.

Netflix Android App Design Concept

Netflix Android App Design Concept

This other nice redesign concept for a huge brand. This time Netflix was the target, a designer from Portugal called Pedro Cortés, made a nice work. We used to see design concepts with a lof of effects and wow effects, this is not that special or revolucionary but in my opinion is a design concept that is really possible to be made and turn to real. This is an app concept that I made as an exercise and this is what I think the Netflix app should look like as it needs to be redesign and much improved, in my opinion. - Pedro Cortés (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Take a look below in some parts of the project and go to read the full case study on his Behance.

FC Barcelona Design Concept

FC Barcelona Design Concept

Fred Nerby is designer from Australia who has an impressive expertise to make design concepts for huge brands, such as Facebook, Nike and Twitter. So this time he made an awesome work for the well known soccer team FC Barcelona. Well, the images talk by themselves! FC Barcelona and its football philosophy have become synonymous with slick, stylish and, more often than not, mesmerizing attacking football connecting fans around the world. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Take a look below in some parts of the project and go to read the full case study on his Behance.

Coolcal - UI/UX

Coolcal - UI/UX

Coolcal is a simple and easy-to-use weather calendar application that will make your day better. That's the description from one of the guys behind it and they have a different approach on how to present the calendar information. It's a simpler an minimal attempt to change how we use calendars. I have to say, from the mocks they share on Behance it looks gorgeous, I can say much about the UI/UX before using it but from what I see it makes me want to definitely give it a try. The folks from Netguru are the ones responsible for the application and they are being so kind to share a bit more about the design and development process on their website. They also have some freebies like the weather icon set. For more information check out their Behance profile. UI/UX

ZH OURO Rio 2016 - UI/UX

ZH OURO Rio 2016 - UI/UX and Animation

The Olympic Games in Rio is over and now we have to wait another 4 years for the Tokyo games. There was a lot to like about this year, at least for me. First, it was in Brazil, my home country and second everything went well. With these massive events there's a big push in terms of promotion from media companies to create apps to garner fan attention. Leo Natsume shared a beautiful UI/UX project on Behance that is, for me, one of the best I've seen this year. The animations, the UI, everything from a visual standpoint is top notch. Check it out. We developed a website with lots of animations and all Olympic sports for project for ZH OURO. The spread of this digital product is to present the medals of the winning countries and a comparison with Brazil, the host country of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 - Behance The project was done by the Grupo RBS. For more information about Leo Natsume check out https://www.behance.net/leonatsume UI/UX and Animation

"I love fur" iOS Game Design

"I love fur" iOS Game Design

I have been a fan of Nina Geometrieva for quite a long time. We featured some of her projects here in the past, mostly illustrations like the "What Space Really Looks Like" or "Expired Shapes". However she has been focusing more on UX/UI projects. The cool thing is that she is still adding her illustration magic on this projects. The "I love fur" game is a perfect example, this time for an iOS game design. It's an iOS game that let you pet different kinds of fur. The illustrations and color palette is just beautiful. Check it out. "I love fur" is an iOS game where you can pet different kinds of mythologically strange beings that happen to have different furs and sensibilities. - Behance iOS Game Design Nina Geometrieva is the Design Lead at Grab currently based in Singapore. For more information make sure to check out http://www.geometrieva.com/

Clearly UX/UI

Clearly UX/UI

There are some industries that really shine when it comes to web. The way they showcase their products and important user flows are super well crafted. I remember seeing the Warby Parker site and their purchase flow and I was blown away. I wished booking a fly was that cool. The cool thing about that was that it pushed the industry. Now you see others paying more attention and of course spending more of their budget in design, especially UX/UI. I believe that's the case of the Clearly project shared by Diogo Akio. He worked with the Huge Toronto on the redesign of Clearly.ca. I love how clean and organized the design feels. It's simple minimal but it really highlights the glasses. The design also renders beautifully on mobile and tablet screens. I also really like the subtle shadows on hovers and other little details. Below you can see some of the main screenshots. UX/UI Diogo Akio is a Brazilian Designer and Art Director living in Toronto, CA. For more information check out http://www.diogoakio.com.br/

Insightful UX Articles for Designers

Insightful UX Articles for Designers

We previously share about our recommended UX articles for product designers and we are back with another list of articles about forms, UI minimalism, trends, hover and more. I do love taking the time to read through these articles, there is a lot of great people out there that doesn't mind sharing their knowledge out there so in the end, we can all create/make beautiful experiences together. It might sound a little cheesy but this is what's everything is about. UX is changing all the time, what's been done 6-12 months ago doesn't necessarily mean that is the best practice or experience for your users. Part of our jobs is to collect the data driven from the users and see what we can improve for the next update or stage. Hope you will find this list useful. Design Better Data Tables by Matthew Ström Fun insightful article on tables, how was it done in the past and what has changed ever since. Gotta love those numeric tables! UX Design: Checkbox and Toggle in Forms by Nick Babich Checkboxes and toggles, little details that we tend to neglect that usually add to affect your user experience. This article what are the best practices to enhance it. Design Better Forms by Andrew Coyle Following the checkboxes and toggles, we have forms. What are the good practices for the labels, optional fields and more. 5 Actual Web Designs Trends for 2016 by Nils Sköld With more than half a year gone, this article explore what are the latest actual web design trends for 2016. Pretty insteresting thoughts to keep your eyes on. The Art of Minimalism in Mobile App UI Design by Nick Babich Even though I find that everything related to UI is just plain minimalism but this article is going through the art of Minimalism in mobile UI, interesting thoughts! Motion in UX Design by Nick Babich What I really like about this article is that it explains that is not only about making a beautiful transition, it's also about what are the purposes behind each action. Stop the overuse of overflow menus by Daniel Burka Totally digging this article by David Burka who is talking about the overuse of overflow menus with clear examples of bad practices because there is better solutions to be considered. Hover is dead. Long live hover. by Jordan Staniscia Piercing the mysteries of the hover and what could be done to make a better user experience. Hover shouldn't be used to trigger a primary action, give it a read. Stop designing interfaces, Start designing experiences by DUVAL Nicolas What I like about this article is the real talk about it's not about making a pretty UI but making an overall experience for your users. Persuasive UX Design: How To Get Users To Do Stuff (Part 2) by Beckii Adel The second part of a very interesting article about how to engage with the users and what she learned through Susan Weinschenk’s workshop. Mobile First: Insights from going mobile only by Joe Toscano Mobile first always, a great article reminding us that we should always think mobile first when designing anything UI/UX. The reasons why and sharing some good practices as well. Remote workers share how they manage their work their work-life balance by Kristin Hillery It's not totally related to UX but I thought about sharing this great article about what our industry is slowly leaning towards to and what are the challenges/benefits. Designing Perfect Text Field: Clarity, Accessibility and User Effort by Nick Babich Little details that we tend to neglect while designing User Interfaces and it's great that we can see what we are doing wrong and where we can improve. Image Cover by Taduuda

Revisiting VSCO

Revisiting VSCO

Let's talk about VSCO and their recent overhaul app update that generated a lot of feedback from the community especially designers. Whenever you liked it or not, one thing for sure is no one ever (ever) like change. It's part of who we are as human beings and I don't think it's going to change anytime soon. From my personal opinion, the app has (and still) important user flow problems that disadvantage your experience with it. After Instagram, VSCO is my second "go-to" app on my phone, it's a really great photo editing app that totally change the game for me. Having thoughts, I should investigate the philosophy/concept VSCO had about this update, it would be great to share with you guys. As many would think about doing a redesign? Of course as we take a closer look of Ilja Miskov and his improvements to the app. Taking on the simplicity and minimalism of VSCO brand, Ilja took an even more simple approach to the UI and took an extra care to the icons. Which reminded how frustrating it was to navigate through the current VSCO app and really not understanding what were the icons for until you clicked on them. It still the case. But their recent redesign of the app is just terrible. Even after the update to 4.0 they have already confused millions of users with weird iconography. Many including myself wouldn't understand what those icons meant to be and what actions they do. But now with the version 5.0 the whole user experience of the app has gone wild. I don't understand how to interact with the app, I don't understand how those weird gestures they introduced should help me navigate through the app. They've made everything even more confusing, settings less accessible and even the iconography less understandable again. More information: https://dribbble.com/iljamiskov.

UI Inspiration: The Work of Tony DeAngelo at ANML

UI Inspiration: The Work of Tony DeAngelo at ANML

Tony DeAngelo is an Art Director working at ANML currently based in Los Gatos, in the great SoCal. Being working in an environment of digital design and development, Tony has being collaborating and ruling the workspace to make a difference. What I do enjoy from Tony's work is how smooth are his interactions. Not too crazy but subtle enough to create a better experience. With the amount of interfaces we are now encountering per day, let's keep it simple but elegant. Founded by Douglas Hughmanick and Patrick Boscarino, the great leaders behind this crew of design thinkers. Our house is your house, and vice versa. We jump right in and immerse ourselves in your world—and that means working with you. With close collaboration, we function less like an agency partner, and more like an extension of your team. Whether we’re working through design challenges on the fly, or sketching on white boards, we’ll uncover the strongest solutions in a fraction of the time. We’ll also have more fun. About AMNL Pronounced "Animal" is a design studio founded by two designers that delivers design solutions to be impactful for their clients. Having the motto at building the very Next Big Things. More information: http://www.anml.com/index.html.

Free UI Kit: Relate by Invision

Free UI Kit: Relate by Invision

This week, our friends over at Invision are offering a free UI kit called: Relate for us to play around and mostly create prototypes and experiments. Offered in Sketch and Photoshop files, you can't really go wrong with this kit. I am seeing a great opportunity to dig it out and basically try a few things with the main features and experiment with what's currently out there in the industry in terms of interactions. Build connections with the Relate 
UI kit. Yours free. Inside the kit, you'll get: • 45 design templates • 15 categories • More than 99 UI components for web, tablet, and mobile • Relate is available for both Photoshop and Sketch • Absolutely FREE Download Now Download For more information: https://www.invisionapp.com/relate

Product Design: Thread

Product Design: Thread

Whenever it is a concept or not, this is a really an interesting/amazing product design that can really revolutionize the journey of a parent for all the Moms and Dads out there. Being through that process a little while ago, there's a lot of unknown and a great load of paperwork/books to go through. Quite frankly it wasn't that friendly at all and pretty boring. Seeing this updated process got me pretty interested to try and see it will work in an actual situation. Hope you will enjoy this product from the app to the product itself. When every parents have their first baby, they feel not only joy also worry about prenatal education. Existing things were one way education lacking interaction, thread is a new way of prenatal education that whole family can communion for 38weeks. Prenatal education through thread would be new way to communion with fetus for joy novice husband and wife. Credits Eirene Sheenjiseung Song More on the project via Behance.

UI Case Study: Almanac Artifex

UI Case Study: Almanac Artifex

We are taking a look at other than beautiful but a functional UX/UI project by Almanac Artifex by Evgeny Biryukov. First thing I've noticed is the removal of the Hamburger Button which is never easy to accomplish especially mostly designers use that feature as a Catch-All. It's not a bad thing if you do but I do appreciate the extra care to the navigation especially on Mobile. On the other hand, that gallery scroll feature was a neat feature. Hope you will enjoy. Artifex is an online collection of masterpieces, inspiring ideas and new trends. Here you can find information about remarkable personalities and noteworthy events in arts community. About Evgeny Biryukov Evgeny is a UI/UX Desiginer based in Moscow, Russian Federation. Focusing his work in UX/UI, Illustration and Graphic Design using Sketch, After Effects, Photoshop and Principle for Mac. More on Evgeny's Work via Behance.

Symbiosis App

Symbiosis App

Summer is here, it's also the end of school for a lot of people. It's happening almost at the same time as we see more school projects popping up in our feed. One project caught our eyes and it involves art direction, UX/UI and illustration by a small team of four students located in Paris, France. Let's take a closer look at this lovely work but not from a technical perspective but on its charming concept and full of creativity. This is how it starts, fresh ideas into the World. Symbiosis is a mobile application going back and forth between real and virtual life.Your virtual plant evolves according to your physical activity. Video Credits Camille Fairrot Étienne Deladonchamps Quentin Tshaimanga Victoire Douy More on the project via Behance.

UI Inspiration: RIGHTIME App

UI Inspiration: RIGHTIME App

Productivity is everything. That one thing that will get through the day without having to finish your work late OR for tomorrow and the day after tomorrow. Related to that, we have also have emails. Have you ever been in the situation where you sent an email to your client, potential client or even somebody important and you are eagerly waiting for an answer back from them? We are showcasing the UI work from Zhenya Rynzhuk and Artem Golubtsov about the RIGHTIME app. A tool that helps you send your email in the right time whenever your recipient is active on social networks. This is an inbox app made for sales managers. It helps you send your letter in the right time whenever your recipient is active in social networks and ready to get your mail, so the chances that you letter will be read are increased a lot. More about this project: https://www.behance.net/gallery/38068759/RIGHTIME-App.

UI Experiments with Boyan Kostov

UI Experiments with Boyan Kostov

What is the medium that you are working in, it's always a great thing to experiment with your work. Whatever it is to try new things or just creating things offline, these things are part of your journey as someone from this industry. For this case, UI design is always an evolving platform with so many new and different behaviors/user flows to explore. We are taking a look at Boyan Kostov's work and his UI experiments. A collection of UI experiments I've been working on. About Boyan Kostov Boyan is an experience and product designer currently based in Bulgaria. He specialized his work and experiments in interface design, UX and data visualisation. We look forward to see more of his work. For more information: http://boyankostov.com.

UI Inspiration: 09 Alarm Clock

UI Inspiration: 09 Alarm Clock

We've talked before about side-projects but we haven't dig up the subject well enough in-depth. Finding the free time to work on a personal or client projects are part of a designer's great journey. Part of the projects, the idea of introducing a concept is a great challenge. Many factors have to be encountered and yet it's not always about the UI. This is why I'd liked to share this Alarm Clock Concept from Zero/Nine. I just liked how playful they made their UX flow, especially on a boring task like setting your alarm. Hope you will enjoy! About Zero/Nine 09 is a studio based in Beijing, China that mainly focus their work into UI/UX, Branding and Icon Design. We look forward to see more of their work. More information: http://www.09ui.com.