From Sketches To A Finished App — The Story Of Flipcase

We recently made the Flipcase app. It's a game that uses the case of the iPhone 5c. Flipcase has been featured in Techcrunch, Huffington Post, The Next Web, TUAW, iMore, Cult of Mac, Polygon, 9to5 Mac, Macstories, & Gizmodo. I wanted to show a little of the process behind designing the app: from early sketches to a basic prototype to a working app in the Store…

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How To Preview UI Designs On A Mobile Device

Raise your hand if you’ve ever designed a mobile interface while working on your desktop only to realise it didn't actually work on a real mobile device. Font size too small? Tap areas completely off? Not enough contrast? Yep. We’ve all been there. Designing mobile devices in isolation doesn’t work — you need to preview your mobile designs on a real device as you work.

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Thoughts — Music and Time

Thoughts — Music and Time

Last night Mark Birch tweeted about a Brasilian song called Águas de Março by Elis Regina & Tom Jobim. The mention of this song triggered a massive flood of memories and feelings for me: a wave of intense saudade. When I lived in Brasil for a year, this was one of the very first songs that I was introduced to. Like the song 'Sampa' by Caetano Veloso, this song never left me. 

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