DesignBoost

iPhone App Design Course

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Get your Rewards

The goal for every DesignBoost course is for each student to leave the class with a FINISHED design in hand. To encourage y’all to finish each course, we offer “Rewards”. Your reward for completing this course is free access to “Journey into Mobile” by CodeSchool: To get your Reward: To gain access to this reward, […]

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Slicing Animated UI Elements

Having a background in designing Flash applications has helped me greatly in understanding how to think about animation and the slicing of graphics in mobile apps. It can be tricky because you have to slice the graphics in a way that promotes fluid movement: sliding, bouncing and snapping motions.

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Why Export Graphics as Transparent .PNGs?

Jeff Lamarche has written an awesome article explaining why you always want to use Transparent PNG’s for native iOS apps. You can read the full article here, the last paragraph is a great summary.

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How did they do that? AllRecipes Pro

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How did they do that? Jamie Oliver App

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Creating a Layered Interface

In this lesson I’m going to teach you how designers achieve that “layered interface” look PLUS I’ll talk about how a layered interface relates to animations and movement of UI elements.

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