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Building the foundations of a travel app

A brief account of the product design process and key features of a unique travel app with takeaways and key learnings.

Modern Touch-Friendly Design

I recently spoke to veteran UX designer Steven Hoober about designing for touch interfaces.

Gauging users’ reactions to non-native UI

How should our design team approach multi-platform design?

Large screen phones: a challenge for UX design

I'm pretty sure my hands are not too small compared to the average human.

Using responsive modifiers to control layout changes in your components

Planning the responsive behavior of a component can be tricky, particularly when the component layout is highly affected by its content.

Progressive Web Apps in 2020

It's been more than 12 years since Steve Jobs originally presented the idea of web apps "that look exactly and behave exactly like native apps,".

Re-Imagining The Bottom Navigation Bar

I have decided to re-evaluate the way we treat bottom navigation.

Cracking the Code to Mobile Productivity

Our global journey to rethink, redesign, and align our mobile experiences.

Microsoft wants everyone to follow its lead with its new mobile design

Nearly a decade ago, Microsoft launched its Windows Phone platform with the promise that its software would free users from their phones.

iOS vs. Android App UI Design: The Complete Guide

If you're designing both an iOS and an Android (Material Design) version of an app, this guide is your new best friend.

Mobile Microsessions

Have you ever briefly turned on your phone, glanced at it, found whatever needed to find, and then turned it back off?

Perfectly Cropped

Here's a fun, personal story about what can go wrong in an otherwise fine UI when things are redesigned.

The Original BlackBerry Was Ahead of Its Time

What does that teach us about future tech?

Screen Size Map for Responsive Webdesign

An interactive map of popular screen sizes illustrating the responsive and adaptive device landscape.

The perfect responsive menu

On a desktop, websites have the space to show the full menu, but on a mobile device that space isn't there.

The Ultimate Guide to Not F#!@ing Up Push Notifications

Push notifications became yet another way to artificially re-engage users and force content down their throat. We can do better than that!

Mobile E-Commerce UX: Deemphasize 'Install App' Ads or Avoid Them Entirely

"Install App" ads are quite common on mobile e-commerce sites, with 53% of sites during testing displaying one.

How to improve your mobile UIs by learning from personal touch patterns

There is a surprising complexity to the daily dance of your fingers on your phone.

Using Hamburger Menus? Try Sausage Links

When designing medium to large sized menu navigations on the mobile web the default go-to, for some time now, has been hamburger menus.

Dark Theme

Material Design guidelines for dark themes.