Minimalist app design seems to be more than a trend but a expected evolution for interface design. Before people were not familiar with these new touch devices, it was important to make sure things had a connection with the real things, therefore the hyper-realistic design full of shadows, depth, texture and colors. I am not saying that it's not important to highlight what is tappable or not and trust me, I am very familiar with the subject. But the more used people get with the devices the basic interface starts to take the passenger seat and let the content drive the user attentions. In the web 2.0 content was king, then we had context being the king. Now we have both at the same time. The app design concept that STRV Team shared for the Playstation app is a quite interesting one. There are a lot of things to love but also quite a few raised eye-browns. But remember, it's an concept so let's try to get inspired. STRV Team is a design studio basedi n San Francisco with a quite elegant portfolio. For more information make sure to check out http://strv.com/ We love what we do, and we strive to provide the best services for our clients. The aim is to become part of your team, and with the help of our developers and designers create meaningful digital experiences. Minimalist App Design Concept Made with love in STRV
We would like to share this brand identity that involves also UI/UX for a desktop app concept based on the very popular design platform to showcase and discover creative work. Introducing the Behance Studio by Moe Slah. It's a take on the desktop user experience from creating your project and uploading it all to Behance. It's a pretty simple flow but one thing I had in mind is how the sync will work compared to what's already online. Can you still surf on Behance?! What do you guys think, let's dive in first. Moe Slah is a Egypt-based digital creative director. We have featured his work before on ABDZ. Make sure to check out his Behance for more of his delightful portfolio and concepts. Behance Studio is a desktop application for behance showcase network, you can design your project presentation easily and smoothly as you are using photoshop or any design desktop application. More Links Learn more about Moe Slah at moeslah.co Follow Moe's work on Behance Brand Identity & UI/UX
We are taking a closer look at the Cashtree App from an interaction design & UI/UX perspective. There is also brand identity involved but let's put that aside on this one. What is Cashtree? With the word: Cash in the app name, you just can't avoid thinking that is related to money. Which is correct since it's an Earn and Redeem Rewards platform aiming users specifically located in Indonesia. It's an interesting approach vs business model since it's based with Pulsa which is prepaid credit for smartphones over there. Give it a look! MinJee Hahm is a UI/UX designer based in Seoul, Korea. Currently working at Cashtree, the project we are featuring today. Looking foward of seeing more of his work in the near future. Cashtree is a digital rewards platform aimed to change the whole ecosystem on the Indonesian Mobile App Market. As a leading online advertising service, Cashtree offers a new way to satisfy both advertisers and customers. By accomplishing missions, playing games, purchasing items, discovering vouchers, exchanging Pulsa and more, people will enjoy an opulent lifestyle through the app. We strongly believe that Cashtree will improve the quality of life in Indonesia more than any other time in history. Project Gallery Credits Art Direction & UI/UX: MinJee Hahm Creative Design: DaSeul Kim, Muhamad Ridho, Yomi Sunanta More Links Learn more about MinJee Hahm at minjeehahm.com Follow MinJee on Behance
I am always interested in what people come up with mobile applications. Having the knowledge of creating an app is one but having that special idea that will bring it to t a whole level is two. Let's take apart the conceptual mobile app by Hyemin Yoo and Taehee Kim who created what they called: Tooway App. Overall, I think the design looks great, the small details are quite effective and make me appreciate it even more. Personally, I think the concept is a bit over the top (in my opinion) but it just works for the right reasons and goals. Hyemin Yoo and Taehee Kim are both designers into UI/UX. With a similar profiles in range as skills and courtesy; they have merged their forces into the concept of the Tooway App. The TOOWAY app service was created to help people with making decisions. Users can vote anonymously on whether they think a choice might be right or wrong and, in the same way, post a problem to be evaluated by fellow users. On a more casual note, TOOWAY was also made to share opinions on curious everyday occurrences and more trivial events. By using a specific hash tag, it enhances accessibility. the main design concept was set to be minimalistic and easily accessible, but there was also a focus on making the interface emit a cozy atmosphere. Credits Hyemin Yoo Taehee Kim More on the project via Behance
An app design that combines a user-friendly interface and at the same time giving a smooth experience sounds about right. If you know how this kind of apps are usually is boring with infinite dropdown scrolling on mobile. Meanwhile with this Mileage Tracker that can easily track your mileage and also providing an easy and minimal approach to simply put it on top. Last thing is the micro-interactions for the app for the "drives report" is kind of clean and intuitive with the swiping. Dtail Studio is a studio that specializes in Product Design & Visual Identity based in Irvine, California. They also work in UI/UX design, Identity, Mobile Apps and Web Design for Startups and Businesses. Check out their profile on Behance. Mileage Tracker Website & Application Design Project Gallery More Links Check out Dtail Studio's site: dtailstudio.com Make sure to follow Dtail Studio on Behance
We are checking out this app design concept that involves UX and motion for a community called: Onstreet. Designed by Seoul-based designer Jaejin Bong, it's an app based on a mixture of photo app and a shopping experience. So basically you're sharing your daily look and you can tag the items that you are wearing so others can collect that information to buy them. It's an elaborate take on mobile shopping and I think that the idea is quite unique. I am not personally the genre of person to take a picture of my outfit but there's a certainty of a market of users for this experience and I'll be intrigued to see how the future holds as the retail experience is slowing dying. Check it out! Behind this concept is the work from Jaejin Bong who is a UI & Graphic Designer based in Seoul, Korea. You should definitely check out his Behance for more projects. ONSTREET is the service that is literally used on the "Street". Street shows everyone’s fashion. Gallery More Links Make sure to follow Jaejin on Behance
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.
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
Tiqit is an app design concept that brings gamefication to one of the most mundane activities when driving, using turning signals. The idea is simple, every time you use your turn signal you gain a point. The end goal of course is to make us more responsible drivers. I like the idea and I also like the design process behind, that's why we are sharing it here on Abduzeedo. This project was created by Álvaro Fernández, a Senior Visual, UX and Motion designer from Madrid, Spain. For more information checked out his Behance profile. App design
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.
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.
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.
We've spoken on this blog before about designers trying to crack the mysteries of our daily life by changing our habits with technology. There's many assets to perfect a product for launch or even if it's a concept. There's many many obstacles to tackle and problems to solve. As you may be aware of it or not, part of being a designer is also a problem solver. Like Samuel Charpentier took one specific subject to solve for this case study and it was for his passion for Bouldering. Bouldering is a form of rock climbing that is performed without the use of ropes or harnesses. The walls are usually less than 6 meters, and bouldering mats are used to prevent injuries from falls. About Samuel Charpentier Samuel is a "graphiste" (french term for graphic designer) currently based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His work is focused in interaction design, editorial design and photography. More about this project: https://www.behance.net/gallery/37211203/Augmented-Reality-Bouldering.
If you think about it, there might be an app for that. It's crazy to think that it hasn't been 10 years since mobile apps really took off and today they are part of our digital lives. With a plethora of apps it's hard to differentiate yours from the rest, but sometimes neat illustrations and good design can help. D-D Play is an app that mixes low poly 3D illustrations with a modern UI to offer info about the weather. D-D Play app was designed by 灰 昼, a designer from Beijing, China. He focus his work on motion design, UI and UX. For more information check out https://www.behance.net/NoirChen Video
Shakir Dzheyranov is a Creative Director over Spinifex Group based in Los Angeles, USA. He worked with Nike on creating an in-store experience to enhance the user on Nike's unparalleled access to the season’s best. Love the simple interaction combining with strong imagery, totally beautiful. All Rights to Shakir Dzheyranov All Rights to Shakir Dzheyranov All Rights to Shakir Dzheyranov Links Find out more about Shakir Dzheyranov: http://detailvision.com Follow Shakir on Behance: https://www.behance.net/detailvision
If you're a designer or developer looking for Facebook resources and templates, now you have an official place to find out this things. Facebook has released a library to help us with a lot of stuffs, such as GUI's, devices, articles and much more. A collection of free resources made by designers at Facebook. Take a look at design.facebook.com, there you will find links to Medium with great articles from Facebook designers, to Dribbble with an amazing collection of free resources, GUI templates for Sketch and Photoshop and several devices templates to feature a new app design. This is some of things available there!
For those who are always looking for great source of inspirations for design projects would be awesome to give a try at Design Hunt, a daily collection of the best products, apps and inspirations for all creatives. We carefully collect, curate, and review all content before publishing. We pick the best content from all major content providers like Designer News, Pinterest, Product Hunt, Dribbble, Fast Co, Designspiration, etc. New sources are added frequently.