Steven Schafer

18 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Likes | 7 Following | 8 Followers | @stevenschafer | Designer at Prismatic

Building Paper 2014


How to design for thumbs in the era of huge screens

After years of resistance, Apple’s iPhone 6 announcement last week officially signaled the dawn of the Era of Huge Screens.<p>And it’s going to crash into existence in a big way. Just this Monday, Apple announced that they’d sold over four million pre-orders for the phones the opening night of …

The end of apps as we know them

The experience of our primary mobile screen being a bank of app icons that lead to independent destinations is dying. And that changes what we need …

Designing for Large Screen Smartphones

As smartphones continue to get larger but our hands don’t, what kinds of design solutions can ensure mobile interactions remain comfortable, quick, …

UI Design

IxD Checklist

Form a better understanding of interaction through using the IxD Checklist by Amit Jakhu and Aaron Legaspi from Myplanet.

Researching Products Before Diving Into Design

Steve Jobs once said that “It isn’t the consumers’ job to know what they want”. While that’s true since you don’t want a committee of customers designing the product, survey results are still helpful as a baseline measurement. They certainly aren’t mandatory for product success, but any insight …

10 Must-Read Usability Blogs For Web Designers

For many designers usability is the last concern – if the HTML and CSS code is OK and the site displays properly in various browsers, everything is …

Origami / Quartz Composer: Safari-Like Photo Feed


StatusBar Patch for Quartz Composer & Origami

Сравнение Origami и Framer.js: так делается простейшая анимация по тапу

Remaking of Carousel Intro with Origami and Quartz Composer

Remaking of Carousel Intro with Origami and Quartz Composer<p>by<p>3 Attachments<p> <i>4 MB</i><br>• carousel.qtz <i>2 MB</i><p><b>Carousel</b> Today we're extremely …

Quartz Composer / Origami: Carousel


Experience design is shaping our future

Design aligns humans and technology, it aligns business and engineering, it aligns digital and physical, and it aligns business needs and user needs. …