Archive for the "UI" Category

17.Mar.2015 Rethinking the login screen

Excellent article from the folks over at GoSquared about the process & design thinking that went in to their recent overhaul of the login experience. Beautiful.

04.Mar.2015 Spock’s Trampoline Effect

Cool visual trampoline effect! Gotta find a site/app that “needs” this

02.Mar.2015 Will you iWatch?

Very interesting article on fastcodesign on why they think the Apple iWatch is going to fail. I’ve never considered myself a full fledged Apple fanboy, but I do admit to having an excessive amount of “i” products in my possession. However, I stopped wearing watches years ago & I can’t see a path back – […]

24.Feb.2015 Type Scale Calculator

Really nice online tool for calculating & visualizing type selections. Added bonus that it’ll generate the CSS for you as well.

Polarr – online photo editing

Polarr is a really impressive online photo editor. This is the first web-based tool I’ve seen with Pro Lightbox-like features.

Android Time Picker

I actually quite like Google’s Material/Android date & time picker. It’s fast & efficient. One gripe though… to get the time picker to work properly on tablet, you have to place your finger tip directly on top of the numbers on the outer ring & thus move around in a nearly perfect circle. I’m not […]

18.Feb.2015 His And Hers Colors

Cool visualization showing popular color names mapped by gender preference. The visualization features a dot for each of the 2,000 most commonly-used color names by gender preference. The size of the circle corresponds with the color’s relative usage, with larger circles being the most commonly used color names. The circles are positioned horizontally by hue […]

Flight Stream Data Visualization

Flight Stream, a startling WebGL visualization of global flight data. Visualization porn for us data geeks.

11.Feb.2015 Quantity trumps quality (at first)

The ceramics teacher announced he was dividing his class into two groups. All those on the left side of the studio would begraded solely on the quantity of work they produced, all those on the right graded solely on its quality. Read more…

09.Feb.2015 Designing For The Elderly

Designing For The Elderly: Ways Older People Use Digital Technology Differently