Product Design Weekly

PDW

Archive Subscribe
Issue #111 — 08 Feb '17

A Look into Navigation in Web Design

20 years ago web navigation was a huge mess. Most opted for the long list and few got creative with dropdowns. What’s the standard today?

ITEM-1

Pattern Patter

"A pattern never exists in isolation. It is always defined by, and shaped by, its environment."

READ

We also enjoyed...

Automating Consistency

How the Yelp design team created an automated consistency process design hand off.

EXPORT

The Transformative Power of Motion

"We shouldn’t animate for the sake of animation. Motion should provide guidance by making the experience more reliable, consistent and understandable. It should be applied deliberately and with care."

MAKE IT MOVE

Foggy thinking in design (and how to cut through it)

We’ve all used blanket statements before like ‘this needs to be clearer’. Ryan Singer from Basecamp calls this foggy thinking and provides a handy list of questions to combat it.

???

Getting Started With VR Interface Design

An in depth guide complete with downloadable assets to help you get started with VR interface design.

READ ON SMASHING

Designing Anticipated User Experiences

How to design for a future without choice.

ONE STEP AHEAD

NOTE FROM THE EDITORS

Hello, you reached the bottom of this email. We're looking for fresh product design stories to feature in the next issue. If you have something to share please recommend it to us 📬

If you just can't get enough and want more, you can browse the PDW archives.

Share this issue
Browse the archive →
Issue #112 Issue #110