Christian Alvarez

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18 Delicious Ice Cream Sandwiches That'll Instantly Make You Happy

Tall stacks of cookies and ice cream make all dreams seem so reachable.

Record iTunes Radio tracks with doubleTwist's new tool

A clever use of AirPlay gives you offline access to streamed music<p>With the existence of Rdio, Spotify, Google Play Music and Pandora, there's really …

Music Industry

Famous Logos with Honest Slogans

Clifton Robert Dickens is a graphic designer from Nashville, USA and he’s also the creator of the Honest Slogans Project. A fun project where he …

Fantastic animated illustrations by Robin Davey - The Fox Is Black

I’m a big fan of Robin Davey’s work. Based in London, Robin works as a freelance illustrator, animator, designer and director. Recently he’s been …

Graphic Design

'Feedie' App Wants You To Upload Food Photos For A Good Cause

We get it. You're going to take a photo of that delicious plate of pasta you're about to dive into. It's beautiful and you've been looking forward to it all week. You don't care if your friends are rolling their eyes across the restaurant table because you want, no <i>need</i>, to share with the world the …

A look at what an iOS 7-inspired OS X could look like [Gallery]

In light of the upcoming launch of iOS 7, designer Stu Crew and other designers have imagined what a version of the OS X operating system with iOS 7 design principles could look like. Crew’s design matches iOS 7 by removing the heavy, metaphoric textures from OS X. The image above showcases a look …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

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Stamen Design Reveals an Instagram for Maps

A radical, beautiful new tool<p>The last few years have seen an explosion in photo editing. In a pre-digital era, changing the tone and feel of your photographs was for professionals. Photoshop made it easy, and Instagram brought those capabilities to the mainstream, for free.<p>When it comes to another …

Skeuomorphism Is The Red-Headed Step Child At This Year’s WWDC

Apple’s keynote presentation at the Worldwide Developers conference this morning had a few moments of humor — and several of them came at the expense of skeuomorphism, the design philosophy that seemed to govern many of the earlier versions of iOS.<p>The move away from skeuomorphism has been …

'Activation lock' to tighten iOS security

Apple's top-shelf security in iOS gets a bit tougher with new features revealed at this year's Apple developers conference.<p>Apple may not be able to do anything to stop a mugger from stealing your iPhone, but changes in iOS 7 will prevent the thief from trying to sell the phone as new.<p>At its …

Craig Federighi

Apple shows off major design overhaul for iOS 7

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>Apple(s appl) has announced a major overhaul of iOS 7 on Monday at the company’s WWDC event, totally refreshing the design …

iOS

Apple CEO hints that iOS could open up to more third-party customization

During the D11 conference this evening, Apple CEO Tim Cook was pressed on the fact that Apple's software is more closed in comparison to other platforms such as Android, and admitted that the company could be softening on that stance — to a degree. "On the general topic of opening up APIs, I think …

iOS

This Is A Gorgeous Redesign Concept For Apple's iPhone Software

This year's iOS is widely reported to be getting a the first major redesign in the history of the software. The new look is said to be lacking in the glitz and the gloss that's been prevalent throughout iOS's life.<p>Instead, we're supposed to get a cleaner, simpler design.<p>Simply Zesty decided to whip …

iOS

Here’s How Much The iPhone Camera Has Improved And The Images To Prove It

One enterprising soul over on the Apple boards at Reddit has taken a bunch of comparison photos from the Camera+ app website and put them together to show just how far the iPhone camera has come, with the same image taken with the original iPhone, the iPhone 3G and 3GS, the iPhone 4 and 4s, and …

iOS

Mozilla releases Firefox with new Windows 8 UI into Nightly channel

Mozilla has been promising a version of Firefox designed for the new Windows 8 UI for a year now, and has trickled out a few details and previews since then. It's made a considerably bigger step this week though by releasing the browser into its Nightly channel, which lets anyone who's willing to …

35 Modern UI Concepts and Designs | Design

The most beautiful, modern and Innovative <b>UX/UI Design</b> Concepts are right here. Today we’re picked up <b>35 modern UX/UI Concepts</b> and <b>UI design</b> from …

A Former iPhone UI Designer Defends Apple’s Fake-Leather Design Philosophy

In defending Apple’s use of skeuomorphism, a former Apple designer offers a wealth of smart insights about UI design.<p>A former senior UI designer at Apple recently described to me the criticism he once received directly from Steve Jobs. In reaction to a redesigned feature he showed the late Apple …

Windows 8 Desktop UI Concepts

Hello. Ive been making some concept UIs for quite some time now. I recently saw a tweet and decided to post my designs here as This is the Microsoft Tribe! :P what better place!!! As ive been making concepts from the day WDP came out. There are actually 4 different concepts. One is based around the …

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