Pavel Mikunda

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UI/UX Wireframe Examples & Design Analysis

There are dozens of ways to build interface wireframes ranging from pencil & paper to a handful of digital tools. But no matter what means you use to …

8 Tips From Apple’s Official Guide To App Design

The book is 245 pages long, and free as an iBook now.<p>Anyone who’s spent $100 to register as an iOS app developer has already had access to Apple’s <i>iOS Human Interface Guidelines</i>. Now, the 245-page design tome is free for anyone to download in the iBooks store.<p>Delay a login requirement for as long as …

Hot Navigation Design Patterns for Mobile

A Deeper Look At Patterns Designed By The Hottest Apps Today<p>In this article, Chris Bank of UXPin – The UX Design App discusses the importance of …

Great UI/UX Animations

We’re back with a new roundup with more nice UI animations that we’ve come across recently. Everything from subtle micro-animations to more majestic …

I have an idea for an app, now what?

Mobile apps are more popular today than ever before.<p>With 5 million total apps currently available for download on Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App …

Product Management

How Long Does It Take to Develop a Mobile App? [+ Examples!]

With approximately350 billion mobile app downloads set to generate around$200 billion in revenues by 2021, it’s no wonder that apps are being …

My Mobile AR Start-Up Died So Yours Doesn’t Have To

Blin.gy acquired a little over one million downloads in the months it was live, but if you’re not between the ages of 10 and 13, I’m pretty sure you …

Why Exceptional Digital Storytelling Beats Exceptionally Good Design

Visuals are highly important in the world of digital design. Take, for instance, a photo of a mother and her baby playing outdoors with smiles on …

Designing The Perfect Slider

When we think about a slider, we usually imagine an image gallery slider, or the infamous carousel, or perhaps off-canvas navigation, with the …

Microinteractions to Help Improve UX

As your users spend time on your website, they are constantly interacting with its features – and some of those small interactions matter more than …

Stunning Examples of Interaction in Mobile App Design

Visual appeal aside, effective interaction design can lead to significant improvements in the user experience of your mobile product.Taking the iOS …

Motion design: UI and UX Collection

Motion design is intrinsically useful for product design, especially when designing for mobile devices. Even experience designers might have a …

How to Catch the Eye of Users (and Other Fiendish Traps) — SitePoint

Humans <b>love</b> to look at eyes. We can’t help it.<p>Tests have shown that from birth babies will seek out faces that engage in mutual gaze. It’s our own …

Your brand is an experience not a logo

Too often a new logo is seen as the antidote to real company issues, like churn or stagnation.<p>Logos are important, but in our hyperconnected world …

The Problem With Intuition In Digital Design

What is intuition?<p>“Intuition is a very powerful thing, more powerful than intellect” - Steve Jobs<p>Intuition lets us make decisions about what we think …

As a Designer I want better Release Notes

Simple visual design, applied to plain text release notesContinue reading on uxdesign.cc – User Experience Design »

15 Must-See Speeches from Experts for UI/UX Designers

It wouldn’t be a fresh discovery to say that IT-sphere in general and product design as its part require non-stop learning from those who seek to be …

To Use Or Not To Use: Touch Gesture Controls For Mobile Interfaces

General Gestures<p>Gestures come in all shapes and sizes. The most common are listed in the graphic below. These are the conventional controls to which …

UI Design

Creating an Illustration Guideline

An Illustration is like any other form of design. It’s vital that it is consistent. The best way to do this is by creating guidelines across our …

Bots are not killing apps — bad apps are killing apps

According to bot evangelists, today’s apps are going to be replaced by bots, so why bother with fanciness? Goodbye, delicious Uber UI animations. So long, stickers and filters on Snapchat. Farewell, swiping on Tinder. Will the last app standing be Facebook Messenger? This vision of bots taking …

How Functional Animation Helps Improve User Experience

Since humans are visually driven creatures, the impact of imagery only increases with the help of animation. Our eyes innately pay attention to …

How Micro-Interactions Drive User Engagement

Modern businesses need to stay constantly relevant to their consumer bases if they want to survive, and one of the best methods for doing that is …

Hype Driven Development

Software development teams often make decisions about software architecture or technological stack based on inaccurate opinions, social media, and in …

Mobile Design Inspiration

Case Study: SqueezeOutSwitch. Animation in Code.

UI animation has been the subject of hot debates for a long time. Designers work over the sophisticated animations to make interfaces attractive, …

Stop designing interfaces, Start designing experiences

This article is part of a series on our new Interface Guidelines.<p>Messy process, messy results<p>8 months ago, after spending some time in agencies, I …

7 surprising facts about open rates for push notifications

Tapjoy, the mobile marketing company, has come up with seven surprising facts about the open rates for push notifications.<p>Push notifications are a common way to get users to pay attention to an app. Marketers love push notifications because users can’t help but see them as they flash across the …