UI Design Patterns – Data and Content Management

Full-Screen Mode – there are apps that require full screen mode to render content in an optimal way. Or the user just wants to enjoy a full screen experience. In these cases, the user usually needs to focus on content instead of being distracted with the UI. The solution to make navigation easy and intuitive is to design a full-screen …

Interactive Mobile Design Is the Future

The days when a endless clicking, scrolling, hovering and using tons of keyboard shortcuts to access content over the web are long gone. Perhaps not gone, but they’re no longer the only solution today, nor they dominate user experience across the web. With the exponential growth of mobile apps and mobile design, new design patterns and their implementations have also …

User Experience Design – A ‘Not so New’ Trend Anymore

The days when User Experience Design was a niche and something completely new are long gone. Well, not long gone, but gone none so ever. And most app development companies currently employ an UX designer. UX has expanded fast, really fast, from the need to offer internet users superior browsing experience through responsive designs. Now, you need to know the …

Responsive Theming with Zen: Pros and Cons

Created by John Albin, Zen is perhaps the most widely used Drupal theme. Zen is a mobile-first responsive base theme with Sass/Compass support. Hundreds of thousands of Zen installs are reported by now. Zen benefits from a big support community which provides answers to questions, documentation and bug fixing solutions. Zen is very popular because it has been around since …

Responsive Theming with Aurora: Pros and Cons

Designed by Sam Richard, one of the Drupal theming artists, the Aurora theme integrates Sass and Compass into one unified workflow, specifically optimized for mobile-first and responsive design. It integrates Sass and Compass into Drupal and sets up a code structure for your Sass, leaving the rest of the decisions up to the user. Let’s take a look at a …