Light effects have been spicing up graphic designs for years. It’s a great way to add interest, realism, abstractionism, or even energy to a bland experience. Used properly, light effects can help your mobile web design become more impactful and improve user experience significantly.
Basic design principles, like visual hierarchy, are very important in web design. Unfortunately, many of the new mobile apps are not designed with visual hierarchy in mind. Mobile (web) apps need an ordered and visually appealing design for a comfortable and enjoyable user experience.
As much as we think mobile web design is very different from full screen web design, it really isn’t. There are some considerations that you may wish to take when designing for mobile browsers. I’ve tried to boil it down to 5 main elements that every mobile site MUST have.
Is it just me or is the popularity of mobile devices pushing a new minimalist movement in web design? Web design trends come and go from time to time: the dancing babies, suckerfish menus, rounded corners and ribbons have all graced the web with enthusiastic glee. But these are all more superficial things, style things. There is a movement growing in the web design community for a more minimal web, a user friendly web, a more semantic web where things have a purpose and reason for their existence. And the new mobile revolution is taking us there.
With smartphone subscriptions projected to climb above 50% of the market by the end of 2011, designing for mobile browsers and touch devices is now reaching critical mass. The days […]