The top news and articles on digital product design.
Messaging has overtaken SMS, and is consuming email and social networking. The Economist look into Facebook’s move to make its Messenger app a platform. As usual, Benedict Evans has further insight.
Amazon have created wifi enabled buttons you can place around the home to instantly reorder popular products. April fools or the ultimate micro-interaction?
Google, Microsoft and Facebook all have augmented reality products in development. Emily at Huge looks at the landscape and considers what these emerging interaction models mean for design.
Onboarding has moved on from the old tooltip interface instructions and progress bars. Help your users to feel like they’re succeeding by first understanding what they’re there to do – here a few steps to get you started.
Shelley Bernstein of the Brooklyn Museum shares their project and process to drive engagement at the museum by connecting visitors with the museum’s experts in real time, through their mobiles.
An interactive piece from Bryan James beautifully animates CSS Polygons to raise awareness around 30 endangered species.
The UI designer from Tron Legacy and Oblivion designed a metrics dashboard for security firm ProtectWise.
Wunderlist share their rules for running Open Design Reviews which facilitate company-wide design feedback.
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