one microsoft, one design?
happenings / ux + design

one microsoft, one design?

Given the recent announcement of the big Microsoft reorganization, it’s worth a look at some recent articles describing the evolving Microsoft design principles and aesthetic. An article on Gizmodo actually addresses the “cool” factor in the company’s design efforts and references an article by Steve Clayton, editor of Microsoft’s Next blog entitled “Modern design at Microsoft: … Continue reading

no fuss web design
ux + design

no fuss web design

© MARTINA DALTON, Designer, Allovus Design Web designers are, first and foremost, artists. It’s probably not very common for a designer to also be good at code. So, what happens when a client has budget for a web designer, but not for a programmer? Enter Adobe Muse, a product intended for designers who want to … Continue reading

the ui designer + what they do
careers / ux + design

the ui designer + what they do

© STEVE GODFREY, UX Designer, Allovus Design In many ways the UI and UX Designers share some overlapping skill sets. They are both visually sensitive, and understand a great deal about the users’ needs. However, typically the UI designer will start where the UX designer leaves off. User Interface design tasks include: Creating visual explorations. Multiple compositions … Continue reading