Essays by altalogy

Interface, not in-your-face

Betrice Warde compared typography to the crystal goblet.

Ten to one, she might had thought same about interface design.

Unquestionably we think so.


Overwhelming temptation to make interfaces into overpainted chinaware occurs on occasion.

But unless vibrant design serves the usability purpose, it’s an obstacle.

Once in need to use color, dye your hair blue.

But leave your background white.

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Tiny details creates distinction.

Micro-animations do.

Though-through interactions, too.

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Creativity often arises from non-obvious sources or seemingly random interactions.

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Contents of this essays come from Hummingbird, Layer & Vertex project. 
Designed by Marta, Wojtek, thoughts collected by Dawid, on 05/2024.

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