The 5 Every Day Mobile App Has One Skittles of a Readability 101 Problem
Not only do they put white body copy font on bright and damn near fluorescent backgrounds…
But the backgrounds are patterned as well.
Whoever designed this needs to treat themselves to 5 Digital Best Practice tips every dayum day, because this is breaking one of the foundational rules of web design.
I had my desktop web browser at half-mast, width-wise, which is why I noticed how, despite being programmed to be responsive (RWD), the 40 Under 40 profile pages are providing a TERRIBLE user experience on desktop when a web browser window isn’t in full-width mode.
Continue reading “Crain’s Chicago Business & the RWD Fail”
The Big One is upon us.
This is the #1 phrase no Angelino wants to hear. And by Big One, we’re talking an earthquake of epic proportions.
The second most dreaded phrase?
The President is coming to town.
Continue reading “A Map Is Worth 3,000 Words: Presidential Road Closures, The Media & The Call for Better UX “
Back in December, Nickelodeon did a PR blast for its annual Global Animated Shorts program, which got picked up by the news media, bloggers and the like.
The program makes it possible for people around the world to pitch ideas for original animated content for kids, for a chance at getting one’s very own show on Nickelodeon or Nick Jr.
Continue reading “Nickelodeon & The Slime-Worthy Landing Page”
Mobile is App Annie’s bread and butter.
The company tracks more than 3.7 million mobile apps and touts itself as “the standard” in mobile app analytics.
And yet… Continue reading “App Annie & The Mobile Hypocrisy”
Hey Sims, it’s me, Vine.
Remember when you came to visit for the first time back in May and you posted a video and lots of people looped it and liked it and revined it?
Well, it’s been six months since I last saw you, and I just wanted to make sure everything was okay.
Continue reading “Vine to The Sims: Call Me, Maybe?”
When I landed on SoulCycle’s homepage via a smartphone, I was immediately
greeted put off by the sight of a skull and crossbones:
Continue reading “What the Hell Happened to SoulCycle’s Home Page?”
I recently read an article that mentioned PHHHOTO, a GIF-making app, and given the seemingly never-ending popularity of animated GIFs in social media (even Twitter had to bow down to the GIF gods), I decided to check out the app myself.
Continue reading “Sheesh PHHHOTO, At Least Buy Me a Drink Before Trying to Get the Digits!”
Whoever designed the poster for the found footage horror film, As Above / So Below is FIERCE.
That poster alone left me wanting to know more.
So when I digitally meandered over to the official website for the film, I was silently hoping the site would be as breathtaking as the poster. Continue reading “As Above / So Below & The UX Nightmare”