Nick Zhukov

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{art.science} – Sketching for user interfaces

It’s happened again. You’ve decided to make something, but you’re not sure what exactly it should look like yet. You pull out your favourite tool for …

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Flashlight ◎ app review

Flashlight ◎<p>Price: Free<p>Flashlight ◎ by MobileTrends Inc. brings you a flashlight for your mobile device.<p>If you're looking for a bright and strong …

Instagram filters out the noise with redesigned logo

Inspired by Kellogg's and Coca-Cola<p>Instagram last week unveiled a slightly redesigned logotype, introducing subtle yet significant changes to its two-year-old design. Released alongside the app's new photo tagging feature, the script was designed by Mackey Saturday, a Denver-based typographer and …

Boot UI Tuner Customizes Windows 8 Boot Menu Options

Windows: Windows 8 has a new boot loader with a graphic interface and options like troubleshooting problems. It's harder now, though, to quickly get …

RunKeeper Updated To 3.0 With A Completely New Holo UI And Features

RunKeeper is one of the top fitness apps in Google Play, and it just got a huge update to version 3.0. Not only does this version continue …

20 Free Web Icon & Glyph Packs for Your UI Designs

Constructing icons is one of the most time consuming tasks when working on a web or interface design, but thankfully there’s loads of fantastic ready …

30 Free Flat UI Kits and Templates

All of the UI templates and kits we have for you today have been designed in a Flat style. Meaning they have been created ‘without the usual …

iOS 7 May Have Major UI Overhaul

Sources say that Apple has all hands on deck for the update.<p>Another day, another flood of Apple rumors. But with the prospect of a new iPhone coming …

Free UI Elements

I'm a big fan of well designed UI Elements and lately I have seen a lot of designers sharing UI Kits & elements for download, so I decided to gather …

London map & story illustration direct mail 2

London map & story illustration direct mail 2 Been working on these for last month at Workbrands and we finally received the first of 5 location …

iOS Notifications

I think what needs redesign the most for iOS 7 is the Notifications tray. In this respect, I think Android is ahead, although I find the latter to be …

HTC One software hands-on: Sense 5, BlinkFeed, Sense TV and new Sync Manager

Now that you're done drooling over the HTC One's shiny body, let's take a look at the phone's generous bundle of software features. Sense 5 on Android 4.1.2 is quite possibly the boldest step HTC's ever taken in terms of Android interface, in the hopes of offering a <i>radically</i> simple experience out …

Android Key Lime Pie Might Introduce This Gesture-Based UI

Google’s Android OS has gone through some major changes since its release half-a-decade ago. Some changes have been cosmetic while others have been …

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Personal Assistant App Springpad Undergoes Bouncy 4.0 Refresh

Spring has arrived. As it turns out, so has Springpad 4.0. Springpad 4.0 is, of course, the new generation of the popular personal assistant app …

10 Awesome Free Responsive Design Testing Scripts

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Responsive Design for Apps — Part 2

Recently, I was tasked with helping a client determine if they could convert both their site and web apps to responsive design. In my Part 1 of this …

Mastering Real-World Constraints (A Case Study)

9 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Evernote for Windows Phone updates with redesign, improved tags, and more

Windows Phone users who are yearning for a better Evernote experience on their mobile devices are now in luck. The app just received a major update …

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Swapps! Is a Fast, Gesture-Activated Application Switcher for Android

Android: Jumping from application to application in Android isn't hard, but you either have to go back to your home screen or hop between open apps …

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New Apple Patent Application Describes Flexible iWatch

A patent application from Apple outlines a device with a flexible screen worn on your wrist, adding fuel to the recent iWatch rumors.<p>The patent …

NYC MTA On The Go Interactive Kiosks to Make Navigation Easy

The New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) partnered with design firm Control Group to create a system of touchscreen kiosks that feature …

App to the Future: Design Challenge Winners

Congratulations to our App to the Future Design Challenge finalists and winners!! We asked designers to change the future by designing an app for …

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