UI

4.17.18

This YouTuber Fixes Ugly Websites and It's Really Satisfying

Refactoring UI is a YouTube series which takes poorly designed UI and gives it the fairy godmother treatment.

1.31.18

How the Fake but Really Cool Computers in Movies Get Made

Whether it's a DNA database in 'Blade Runner 2049' or the heads up display in Iron Man's suit, real world user interface designers are hard at work making sure characters have a way to operate their fictional tech.

3.9.17

'Breath of the Wild' Is Better When You Turn Off Everything Trying to Help You

In a game that avoids holding your hand, it's worth throwing off the only guard rails left.

2.16.17

We Don't Mind Waiting for These Stop-Motion Analog Loading Screens

Raphael Vangelis gives the rainbow wheel of death a DIY makeover.

10.22.16

Thirsty for Indie Sci-Fi? Here's Your Film Noir Animation Fix

Enter the dark void in Ash Thorp and Christopher Bjerre's ominous animated short film, 'None.'

5.4.16

Star Wars Buttons You May Have Missed

A long time ago, an interface far, far away.

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7.27.15

Uber's Phantom Cabs

Uber’s system of imperfect information and mixed incentives shapes the Uber experience for drivers and passengers.

2.20.15

This High Tech Table Is Straight Out of 'Minority Report'

The boardrooms of the future could be a lot more like science fiction.

2.18.15

The Makers of Mobile Hit '80 Days' on the Importance of the User Interface

Successful video games allow players many options in as few clicks as possible. That's great for users, and difficult for developers.

12.9.14

Here's Why Star-Lord's Spaceship Looks Like an 80s Sports Car

On emotional coding and cinematic storytelling with the screen graphic designer of 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'Zero Dark Thirty,' and 'Prometheus.'

3.28.14

This Grooving New Track From Simion is Sort of Like Deep House

But we aren't complaining.