Interaction designers create wireframes in tools such as Adobe Illustrator, OmniGraffle and Microsoft Visio. Originally, these wireframes were primitive shapes drawn to represent various UI elements. Many of us cannot imagine life without them. There are, however, reasons to consider moving to the cloud to do interaction design. In short, today’s cloud-based tools are: Optimized for collaboration, Editable anywhere, Interactive, Published in real time, Self-maintaing (the user doesn’t need to update software), Payable monthly,
With the growing number of Smartphone produced in the last three years and the diversity of screen sizes it’s practically impossible to ignore users that browse on a mobile device. Whether they use an Android phone, Windows Mobile phone, a BlackBerry device or an iPhone, whether they are on a tablet, on a Smartphone or on a big screen, each user deserves the best experience possible. As designers, it is our goal to provide those users a nice experience browsing the websites we created, whatever the device used to browse is. Today most of the clients want their website to be mobile compatible , so this is particularly challenging.
These days, everyone is using a different device, browser and screen size when browsing the web. Whether it’s large format displays and multiple monitors, or tablets and smart phones, keeping track of all the possible sizes your website could be viewed at is almost impossible. Responsive website design can be the answer in many cases. A responsive website means quite literally that it responds properly to all devices and screen sizes. It is done by scaling down or re-organizing content on the page using some CSS and HTML trickery, in order to create the best possible user experience on your site.
After discussing the Vignelli Canon , we’re going to delve more into design principles applied in the different fields of design today. One designer that I’ve always admired is the industrial designer, Dieter Rams . His works within different industries have become classic standards of simple, elegant, and lasting design. Yet though his principles of design have spread throughout the world, there are still far more thoughtlessly-designed products out in the market. Industrial Design for Graphic Design
iOS is a mobile operating system developed and distributed by Apple Inc. The user interface, is the industrial design field of human–machine interaction. iOS is based on the concept of direct manipulation, using multi-touch gestures. Interface control elements consist of sliders, switches, and buttons.