CategoryUser Interface

Hamburger buttons, just how much do they affect discoverability?

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The internet is awash with articles on the Hamburger button. Hamburger Menus and Hidden Navigation Hurt UX Metrics, Why and How to Avoid Hamburger Menus, 3 Good Reasons Why You Might Want to Remove that Hamburger Menu from Your Product. It’s a contentious issue amongst designers, and it’s difficult to find any articles online justifying it’s usage (Or at least it was for me). That being the case...

What Firewatch taught me about UI design

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Originally posted on February 17th, 2016. I’m not one to write about the User Interface of any game. I’m not one to write about much of anything, if I’m being entirely honest. So compelled was I by the excellent use of a user-interface (Or lack thereof), the beautiful implementation of Verlag and the captivating art-direction in general of Firewatch, I had to share my thoughts on this near...