While mobile design can be its own beast, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel. This eBook takes a practical approach to describing solutions for 46 of today’s most pressing mobile design problems with screenshot examples from Uber, Instagram, Tinder, and more.
Building a great mobile app takes more than a dash of coding brilliance and an eye for beauty. It requires an understanding of the power of touch within technology.
What specific UI patterns show a track record for presenting the cleanest and most intuitive mobile experience? How can we give users easy access to secondary navigation without cluttering the main interface? And what design patterns and philosophies are top companies using when building today’s most addictive apps?
It’s one thing to talk about mobile design best practices, but it’s another to actually see what actually works for forward-thinking companies.
The seven chapters of Mobile UI Design Patterns 2014: A Deeper Look at the Hottest Apps Today help answer the above questions to help you better balance functionality with design finesse.
Of particular interest is Chapter 5, which explains how to use grids, image bleeds, transparency, content layering, and other techniques to provide users the right amount of content without sacrificing navigation.