Weekly Design Inspirations #4 - Parallax Websites that Scroll Horizontally

1 — CANALS Art director Marcus Brown and developer Aristide Benoist built this beautiful editorial style site that celebrates the history of Amsterdam Canals from the 17th century.

Weekly Design Inspirations #3 — Creative and Beautiful Analogue Clocks that may be Hard to Read

1 — Trace by Studio Ayaskan Design studio Studio Ayaskan designed the clock with the light sensitive liquid that gets activated with UV lasers, leaving ephemeral traces of colors projecting hours, minutes, and seconds.

Weekly Design Inspirations #2 - Colorful Gradations in Space

This weekend, I happened to be at Art Basel Miami Beach, and it inspired me to explore colors in space. 1 — Freiburg School by Peter Zimmermann Designer and visual artist Ruslan Khasanov used gel on illuminated CD surfaces to compose these colorful and fluid typographies.

Highlight the Most Important Messages– Grouped Notifications

A lot of Android users might have been making fun of iOS notifications until iOS12 was released, when the grouping function was introduced for notifications in WWDC 2018. With the release of iOS12, users also could easily customize the granular experience for how they would receive notifications.  Notifications’ immense access to users’ attention has been […]

Weekly Design Inspirations #1 — Three-Dimensional Typographies

1 — Marmalade Type by Ruslan Khasanov Designer and visual artist Ruslan Khasanov used gel on illuminated CD surfaces to compose these colorful and fluid typographies.

Intuitively scheduling international meetings — a 4-hour UX challenge

I was asked to challenge a design exercise, and I had four hours to complete it. I loved it. I love structuring design processes within time constraints, in which choosing the most efficient steps and articulating effective communication methods are part of the challenge. Here is my design exercise prompt: Valentina leads business and sales […]

Boids- A Simple Way to Simulate How Birds Flock in Processing

It is mysterious how birds fly together in groups, heading in unpredictable directions at the same time. This behavior of flocks is not the result of one leader passing instructions to others, nor is it a result of all the birds knowing where they are heading to- instead, it is the cumulation of each bird’s […]

FACTS | Fintech and the Future of Finance

2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 2019 11/20 2019 PayPal – acquires shopping and rewards platform Honey for $4B Honey’s 17 million monthly active users PayPal aims to add Honey’s technology to its own product line, expanding its reach to PayPal’s 300 million users. Honey’s overview Originally only a web browser extension, Honey tracks […]