Top 6 Basic Patterns for Mobile Navigation: Pros and Cons

Mobile Navigation Patterns

What is Mobile Navigation in App Design?

Imagine mobile apps are cities in the world and you (the user) are a tourist. Every city has its own culture, language, roads, and architecture that you might not understand. Mobile navigation design is like a map or GPS that allows you to navigate those cities.

Good navigation design makes it effortless for you to move between the different screens of an app, it is intuitive and makes you feel in control the whole time, letting you know where you are going and where you are at all times.

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How the UX industry is changing towards speed-designing techniques

Speed-designing is about making quick decisions

The process used to be simple and straightforward. Back in the late 90’s and early 2000’s if you wanted to make a website, you needed a Web Designer.

That basically meant you need a person who knows how to “make a website,” implying both design and code it. For complex websites in that era, you also needed a developer who coded a back-end and databases to make it more robust.

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The popularity of Dark Modes in Mobile App UI

dark modes in mobile app

Dark themed graphical user interfaces have been a hot topic of late, especially since late 2019 when Apple introduced dark mode to macOS Catalina, to iOS and iPadOS with iOS 13 and Google to Android 10. Because mobile devices are exactly what their name describes, mobile, it means they can be used in all sorts of different physical contexts, which makes the question of dark modes in mobile app, especially pertinent.

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6 Mobile App UX Design Mistakes You Should Avoid

Mobile App UX Design Mistakes

The number of mobile phones across the world has increased dramatically throughout the past decade. It is estimated that most users spend around 88% of their time on their mobile phones using apps. In other words, the world’s mobile app screen time consumption is a lot. 

This fact comes as no surprise. Apps have the power to make our lives more comfortable, and there’s practically one for every possible thing you can imagine. The downside is that, as competition increases, it becomes harder to make a given app stand out. Not only is it expected for an app to surpass its competitors. It also has to avoid certain mobile app ux design mistakes that might be detrimental to its key metrics like engagement.

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5 Best Wireframe Tools for Mobile App Design in 2021

A wireframe tool essentially creates visual mockups outlining the basic website structure, landing page, or a mobile app. It uses essential elements and shapes to block out each content and UI element, thereby planning where each will fit. Practical wireframe tools are simple to use and rearrange elements swiftly and smoothly for approval before moving on to the next more complex prototype. Finding the right tools is easier said than done. It will depend on numerous factors, including remote access, large or small teams, and usability.

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Essentials of Efficient UI/UX Design in Mobile App Development

UIUX Design in Mobile App Development

UX (User Experience) and UI (User Interface) are two technical concepts, gaining more popularity in the public eye. Both terms are highly used in app developing and designing purposes today. With the advancement in technology, UI/UX Design in mobile app development nowadays gained a spotlight and has become a human-approach widely used in the techno industry. Although both share the skill set and tools for the same knowledge base, there is a lot of difference. Yes, UX and UI are not the same.

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Stop Blogging and Start Building Tools For Great Content Marketing ROI

We’re currently experiencing content gold rush. It seems like everyone today is blogging — no matter how mediocre, no matter how un-original the content. Blogging is a great way to prove your authority on a given topic, and everyone is getting on board.

Erica Berger of The Economist says we have reached “Peak Content”, a time of hyper-competition and extreme saturation when it comes to content marketing.

So, what can marketers do to get heard in all this noise? Well, the answer is simple — Differentiate!

Tools Provide Better ROI Than Blog - Concept Explanation
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MVP Paradox And Here’s How To Fix Your MVP Before Its Too Late!

We are huge fans of the lean startup movement. We champion it religiously to all our clients because it helps them iteratively build a product using the build-measure-learn philosophy. But lately there’s been a lot of confusion surrounding the concept of an MVP from many founders.

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is one of the core philosophies of the Lean movement.

Build Your MVP - Eric Ries - Quote
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