Working at Nokia. UI Design + Art Direction for some great new feature phones and content/apps. Lots of other cool stuff
Working at Brilliant Basics. Brilliant Basics are a digital agency based in Spitalfields.
Art Direction, Design + Ideation for iPhone & iPad Native apps
I have wanted for a while now to compile a short list of my design heroes, those people who have influenced my work and my process, as well as being leaders in their fields
A new mobile app from Twitter launched on the 24th January called Vine. Vine allows you to create small 6 second looped video clips, and share them through their Twitter feed, or on the feed on the app. A kind of Instagram for video.
Since the launch of the iPhone in 2007, Skeomorphism has been used as a major part of iOS GUI. A style of design that brings analogue, real world aesthetic to the digital world. A particular favourite of Steve Jobs, legend has it that the leather texture and stitching UI effects on iCal and Game Center apps were based on the seat detail of his Gulfstream Jet
Native UI is a mobile term, referred to a lot nowadays, especially in the context of Native v Web apps. I wanted to write a simple explanation of what it is, along with some context of how it affects your app and the user experience
Now when browsing on mobile devices that have the ability to make calls, people can click on phone numbers in web pages or HTML emails, or links in native apps and their device will make a call. The same is true for some desktop web browsers that can access VOIP applications such as Skype
With the arrival of the iPad 3, what was previously not such an issue for web sites/apps on the iPhone4s, is now a full page low-res nightmare. Thanks to the 264ppi 2048×1536 pixel screen the whole web is now in low resolution.
On firing up Safari on the iPad, the following issues are apparent
I built this homage to OS6 in Flash in 2004 Click here for some old skool
Twelve years ago I built the website for The Elbow Room, a chain of upscale pool bars in London, Leeds and Bristol. Back then they had 2 bars, and needed a really cool site. After a good deal of preparation, I decided to have a go at building a 3d look pool room in Flash.
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