User Interface Design Inspiration - 40 UI Design Examples User interface design is the design of computers, appliances, machines, mobile communication devices, software applications, and websites with the focus on the user’s experience and interaction. If you got that right it means you understood that user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) are two things that are involved with every digital program that is out there and it’s quite a big deal to know well these. I’m making this article showcasing UI design examples so that the uninspired user interface designer within you would get the inspiration he needs. Keep in mind that these examples are to inspire you in creating your own original content.
Mobile Web @ W3C Quick menu: W3C Mobile Web Initiative | Site navigation Combining the power of the Web with the strengths of mobiles devices. W3C’s mission includes ensuring that the Web be available on as many kind of devices as possible. With the surge of powerful mobile devices in the past few years, the role of the Web as a platform for content, applications and services on these devices is increasingly important. How to create a parallax scrolling website using Skrollr.js Today’s parallax website tutorial is a detailed explanation of the Parallax Scrolling Effect using Skrollr.js published a few weeks ago. You will learn how to create a simple parallax scrolling website using Skrollr.js plugin. If you haven’t seen the demo already, go and check it out.
50 Brilliant iPad Mobile App User Interface Designs The iPad tablet device has grown wildly in a few short years and is certainly here to stay. Mobile app developers are constantly pushing for the next big idea to rack up popular listings in the iOS App Store. The best way to accomplish this is combining powerful programming techniques with simple intuitive user interfaces. 3D Restaurant Menu Concept A responsive 3D menu concept for a restaurant website. The idea is to show the menu as a folded flyer and unfold it in order to show the menu items. View demo Download source Applying CSS 3D transforms to components can bring some more realism to normally flat web elements. Free textures for your next web project. The seigaiha or wave is a pattern of layered concentric circles creating arches, symbolic of waves or water and representing surges of good luck. Made by Olga Libby Download A friend gave me a cork wallet. I scanned it and made this. Made by Atle Mo
Responsive Retina-Ready Menu A responsive, touch-friendly and Retina-ready menu with three layouts for different browser sizes. View demo Download source Today we will create a colorful Retina-ready and responsive menu inspired by the colors of the Maliwan manufacturer of the Borderlands game. The menu automatically changes to one of three different layouts depending on the browser window size: a “desktop” inline version, a two columns tablet-optimized version and a mobile version with a menu link to display and hide the navigation for smaller screens. To make the menu fully retina-ready, we will use an icon font so that the icons of the menu won’t get pixelized on resize. Flat UI Header 3The Vatican transitions to a Header 4Great American Bites: Telluride's Oak, The Header 5Author Diane Alberts loves her some good Header 6With the success of young-adult book-to-movie Paragraph
30 Free Toggle Switches UI Elements (PSD) Advertisement A toggle switch is a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions, such as an on/off button. It is a switch which is used for breaking or connecting and electrical circuit, such as that present on a switch-board. Toggle switches are now playing a part in the web designing and development industry as they are being used frequently as an UI Element.
5 Advanced Mobile Web Design Techniques You’ve Probably Never Seen Before Until recently, creating mobile web designs that look and feel like native apps has pretty much been an impossible dream. There are plenty of creative workarounds to try and bring that native ‘feel’ to mobile web browsing, but so far we've struggled to bridge the gap between native and the web. However, a slew of new, high-powered smartphones is allowing designers to finally unleash complex, performant, native-feeling smartphone UI patterns — designed and built for the web. These patterns are blurring the lines between native apps and the web.
60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, you don’t need to wait a long time in order to see the measurable results that come from taking positive action. All you have to do is take small steps, and take them consistently, for a period of 100 days. Below you’ll find 60 small ways to improve all areas of your life in the next 100 days. Home 1.
40 Quality Examples of iOS User Interface Designs 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. As of March 6, 2012, Apple’s App Store contained more than 550,000 iOS applications. With new applications released on a daily basis, the App Store is being flooded with apps that we should tap. More applications means more competition > more competition means higher quality development and design > higher quality development and design means time consuming hard work.
Responsive Design with Mockups We love responsive design # Responsive layouts on the web are exciting. Many Mockups users are doing responsive layouts on their projects or are planning to. We've been talking with the Balsamiq community about how Mockups can work with responsive web design concepts, and we thought we'd explore some techniques that might help.
Stative Verbs Some English verbs, which we call state, non-continuous or stative verbs, aren't used in continuous tenses (like the present continuous, or the future continuous). These verbs often describe states that last for some time. Here is a list of some common ones: Stative (or State) Verb List A verb which isn't stative is called a dynamic verb, and is usually an action.