User Interface

Internet

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.
Wajeeh Maaz
4.17.18
Film

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

Raphael Vangelis gives the rainbow wheel of death a DIY makeover.
Beckett Mufson
2.16.17
Photos

Star Wars Buttons You May Have Missed

A long time ago, an interface far, far away.
ALEX PASTERNACK
5.4.16
apps

Uber's Phantom Cabs

Uber’s system of imperfect information and mixed incentives shapes the Uber experience for drivers and passengers.
Alex Rosenblat
7.27.15
jacked in

If My Smartphone Was Really That Smart It Would Lie To Me

Sometimes, when it comes to gadgets, honesty isn't the best policy.
Dan Nosowitz
6.10.15
Film

Take an Exclusive Look Inside Iron Man's Suit from Marvel's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

We have the insider's scoop on Tony Stark's coolest toys from the interface design studio and CGI studio behind Marvel's 'Avengers: The Age of Ultron.'
Beckett Mufson
5.8.15
VICE vs Video games

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.
Matt Porter
2.18.15
Film

Here's How VFX Artists Designed the Computers in Jupiter Ascending

User interface designer David Sheldon Hicks explains how weather maps inspired the design for Jupiter Ascending's computers.
Beckett Mufson
2.6.15
Film

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.'
David Sheldon-Hicks, Creative Director, Territory
12.9.14
Film

Dive Into Your Netflix Queue With This Oculus Rift Hack

With "Oculix,' you can queue up your next movie binge in virtual reality.
Emerson Rosenthal
8.21.14
Film

A Closer Look At Guardians Of The Galaxy's Stellar Computer Interfaces

The computer interfaces in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' are just as beautifully designed as its aliens and explosions.
Beckett Mufson
8.19.14
Motherboard Blog

Gesture-Based Computing Is Happening, Just Like Sci-Fi Said It Would

This is the smart, tactile, multitasking user interface of my dreams.
Meghan Neal
2.5.14