Icons are an integral part of any application. By using them, users are able to navigate through the site properly and take full advantage of its features. They can be both an exciting and characteristic element of a digital product, and useful and legible for the application user. This time I will discuss a list of trends in icon design in 2023. However, before you choose your favorite direction, it's a good idea to fill in information about the functions icons perform in a digital product.
Design System is a set of detaily created UI elements sets and patterns which are used in interfaces. It’s an important part of every UI as it drives the brand's image and the attention of a user on common elements. So it gets easier for every user to adjust to the platform or service faster and intuitively get to the desired point of the interface without huge efforts. Basically the design system is a set of buttons, navigation bars, colors, fonts etc, which are repeatedly used in the design.
Hello! If you are reading this, be aware, I am super happy to see you here and hope that you will become an incredible designer! Once you are planning to start your learning path in the UX/UI field, the first thing to do is to get more knowledge about what exactly UX, UI and the differences between these two branches of design. I would strongly recommend looking into this article first and then get back here, so I can guide you through your UX/UI learning journey!
Choosing the right software house that not only provides a functional application but also adapts it to the market conditions is a challenge. A good company will guarantee the analysis of business processes, develop the system specification and test the created project. So, to help you make this decision, we have prepared a list of 10 reasons why you should work with Railwaymen. We hope that the criteria we have discussed will solve any doubts you may have had.
Concepts such as User Experience and User Interface have gained popularity in recent years. More and more people are starting to pay attention to the role of the user in a digital product. The modern user is like a sports referee on whom the outcome of the game depends. That is why both UX and UI are taken into account in order to achieve the desired results. What are these two concepts, and what are the differences between them? All this you will learn from the following article.
Lots of companies tend to treat their website as a cornerstone. Something that they have built years ago as their online "business card", that they are too afraid to touch. Yet at the same time, 75% of consumers admit to making judgments on a company’s credibility based on its website design. So the data is ruthless - if you want to make money, you HAVE to treat your website as a living, breathing organism that evolves alongside you.
We at Railwaymen have neglected that for too long. But it finally changed!
There is no application without UX/UI design. It is simply impossible. First of all, we need to do research and find out the aim of digital products and who will use it. To do that, at Railwaymen, we organize workshops with our clients. We always want to know about the app as much as possible. Then UX/UX Designer can start their favorite part - app visualization. We can distinguish 3 digital visual representations: wireframes, mockups, and prototypes.
As a UX/UI Designer working in a software house, I can say that graphic design trends have a huge impact on the app development process. Some UI design trends can last with us for several years, while others quickly become old-fashioned and useless. No doubt, the competition on the app market is ambitious nowadays. Our priority is to always be up to date and focus on distinguishing the client's application from the crowd.
Have you ever wondered why some companies like Airbnb are successful while others are not? Their mobile application was downloaded over 50 million times in Google Play Store and received excellent app scores 4,6 stars from almost 1 million users. Of course, there are many reasons behind product success. I am 100% sure that one of them is a User Experience. What does it mean? For this article's purposes, I have reached for the definition of User Experience from Nielsen Norman Group (guru of approach UX Design).
So, I guess you are reading this article because you are looking for a smart way to improve software development. What can Agile Software Development do for your projects? Quite a lot. Agile is known as one of the most effective methods of project management for app development. We can say that it has transformed the way many organizations manage their project right now. Well, most beginners get confused with this technology as they pick only certain features and try to let a tool manage the development process for them. Why should you pay attention to Agile? Well, according to TechBeacons, 100 of the best world's firms are technology companies. What management method is practiced in these kinds of companies? Agile. It's time to take a look at the agile methodology and understand significant aspects of this project management approach.