Strong interface design is one of the most crucial aspects of a digital product. A great design can win awards, grab attention, and guide users into digital paradise. Great interface design is something I clearly have grown to love and appreciate over the last couple of years. It took me a good bit of time to find my place, but I love designing for screens, and I love seeing the great design work others have created on the screens I use.
Yahoo has recently begun rebranding itself, albeit somewhat subtly. They have started simplifying (both in terms of aesthetics as well products offered), redesigned their homepage and mail app, and released a brand new weather app for iOS.
And let me say, it’s beautiful. It’s user friendly. It’s really awesome.
Unlike other Yahoo products, the iOS Yahoo Weather app shares exactly what’s users want: weather information.
Below is a few projects that I have been working on over the past few months that I’m rather proud of. Click the images to view the actual web sites.
I recently finished designing this piece for my InDesign 101 class. Our objective was to design a newsletter for any industry we wanted. In my case, I decided to do a landscaping newsletter design. Continue reading
Over the past couple months, I have had the privilege of developing O’More College of Design‘s new website in collaboration with my good friend, and O’More’s creative director, Jason Seitz. If you weren’t aware, I also attend O’More as a student, getting a BFA in Visual Communications.
Jason came to me knowing I have a great deal of experience in web development, and knew he could count on me to help with the development of their site. O’More wanted to integrate all their new content as well as a blog tied to the site as well, so I suggested none other than my favorite CMS ever, WordPress! Continue reading
With the rise of the digital design age along with the rise of design blogs, I have noticed something that makes me cringe. No longer does anyone talk about the creative process. It honestly makes me feel pretty upset. Great design doesn’t come from a machine. Great design comes from the human mind, and that is one thing that many design blogs do not teach. Continue reading
I like to think that some of the ideas I have are unique. I like to think of things and hope I’m the only one who has ever thought of them. I also think, and hope, many of the ideas that I have are shared by others.
These ideas sometimes are a side effect of day dreaming. Goals, hopes, and dreams for the future. Not just goals, hopes, and dreams for myself. For the world. I have them for the entire human race.
Andrew Kim, Minimally Minimal: Recently, I found a blog by a young, extremely gifted designer. Titled MinimallyMinimal the blog is ran by Andrew Kim, a student at Art Center College of Design. What caught my attention was Andrew’s incredible eye for detail, such as his post on rebranding Microsoft.