Design Critique: Subway Time

Do I have time to grab a coffee, or do I need to start sprinting? The MTA’s Subway Time app is the official solution to that eternal dilemma, serving as a mobile extension of the underground train timers. While it succeeds in presenting useful information, actually using Subway Time can often be tedious and frustrating. …

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Framer.js: Prototyping Interactions With Code

Framer is a Javascript-based prototyping tool that is becoming one of the most popular tools in design communities. It is a code based platform that allows for the rapid prototyping of interactions, which is increasingly important as the majority of designers are creating for mobile. Though it comes with a steep learning curve (especially for …

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Microinteractions: Small Scope, Big Impact

Microinteractions are the individual tasks within designs –something like signing up for an account, moments that tend to be invisible unless something goes wrong. The discussion on the subject comes from Dan Saffner, author of the book on the subject, and it is focused on the idea that these small details are crucial to successful …

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