Designing a cross platform mobile app

The challenges in creating consistent experience around a defined app structure on iOS 7 and Android 4.4.

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Web design trends and predictions for 2014

An review of some emerging and evolving trends set to occur within web and app design in 2014.

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Designing an interactive form

Three core principles to follow when designing forms within a user interface.

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Game UI review: Grand Theft Auto 5 vs The Last of Us

A review of the user interface of two of this year's biggest AAA games.

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User input methods: game controllers

A look at current game controller development, it's technology and ergonomic evolution. As well as popular modification for customisation.

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Brand values, experience principles, and their impact on UI design

The role brand values have when designing a user interface and how they relate to experience principles.

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Elements, patterns and inspiration for UI design

The design process should nearly always include image and pattern based research. Usually this activity takes place at the start and can help to form a moodboard. It can also occur during concepting in order to seek out inspiration for UI patterns; establish brand differentiation; and/or explore and validate existing behaviours among key audiences.

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User interface design in video games

Games adopt UI elements that blend traditional patterns with the game's narrative. This article leverages existing research in an attempt to categorise these UI elements.

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Suggested content for a visual UI style guide

Suggested content for a digital design style guide for a user interface. Obviously a level of customisation needs to be applied for each individual project, but this should form a solid starting point.

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