Pablo Perea

UX Design for Mobile Book

Writing

Writing

I recently published along with my colleague Pau Giner, a book that goes through a process of work to design, test and improve applications for mobile devices. It has been a satisfying experience to write it and capture years of work in a book, organizing concepts and creating a route that any designer can follow in a simple way. Each step has been explained in detail and professional tools are presented to solve the common problems we encounter when designing, presenting and testing our solutions. The book has always been…read more

Social Music Discover

UX Design

UX Design

I remember sharing tapes with my friends in the youth. Nowadays most youngsters do not know what a magnetic tape is, they do not know how life was before the internet and the easy access to music from around the world. People are social beings and few years ago a new tape was a good reason to meet together, share tastes and exchange the tapes while spending a good time. Spotify tells you what your friends are listening to, which fills the need to socialize and the need for continuous…read more

Running App UI

UX Design

UX Design

Let’s go running Just playing around with some elements for a running app. I like the idea of following your goals and accepting challenges from your friends. We can only imagine the big number of apps that will appear with the growth of VR and AR. Google glasses are just the starting point, but soon we will be able to compete with a friend that recorded his running with lots of signals in our way.

24 Hours Smartwatch Skin

UX Design

UX Design

The Smartwatches have reached the market and lot of people is excited about the idea of having the last Apple Watch or Moto 360 in their wrist, but is it actually a new useful technology? In mi opinion it depents on the apps we could create for them. Actually this device presents itselft as a small, but not unacurate, screen that connects continously with your watch and gives you an easy access to some apps. Here I present a few ideas for a 24 hours skin: Driving info Having a…read more

WordPress Media Manager

Wordpress

Wordpress

Contributing with the WordPress Community has been a really pleasing experience I have had as a designer. People here is just awesome. We have been exploring and working in some ideas to improve the Media Manager, thinking in terms of desktop and mobile. Mobile internet usage is increasing year after year, an looking for a solution that make working in that platform an incredible experience is a must. Following the Mobile First philosophy can lead you to simpler solutions or at least will make you keep an eye in the…read more

Email Marketing

Marketing

Marketing

Email campaigns are one of the leading weapons for Marketing teams, but it is not easy to get the attention of our potential clients. Let’s go to give a few tips to get great emails with clear messages. We not only want our receiver to make click, but also we want them to be happy doing so… Time is gold It has always been important, but nowadays time is a precious resource and we all want to optimize it. Let’s create clear and short copies that give a clear description…read more

WordCamp Europe 2015

Wordpress

Wordpress

One of the most consistent challenges when you have a complete remote workers company and a big crowd of contributors is maintain the team feeling that sensation of being part of a big family. WordPress is a master in the matter. It is amazing how fast you get involved in groups, conversations and projects when you assist a WordCamp. There aren’t so many places where you can find first line workers of companies as joomla or wordpress. Days of good company and lot of new ideas. Each presentation is bringing…read more

Ux Design cross-channel

UX Design

UX Design

Sometimes the objective is having the same functionality cross-channel and cross-platform, what brings a new challenge to design teams. You can follow a straigh path, where a click means a touch when changing your device, but in some cases, getting more from each context leads you to better and more ussable solutions. The key point is that people will go to your app or web using different devices, and make them usable in every device requires time and effort. Sometimes, trying to have usable products for all platforms leads to…read more

Design guidelines

UX Design

UX Design

The most important companies in the world of technology has their own opinion about design and let us know what they think. Either if you are a completelly newie designer or a designer with a lot of professional background, it will be really worth to you to give a look to some of the next links: Apple iPhone & iPad (iOS) User Experience Guidelines iPhone & iPad (iOS) User Interface Guidelines Mac OS X User Experience Guidelines Mac OS X User Interface Guidelines Google Android User Interface Guidelines Design Principles…read more

Partially irrational

Marketing

Marketing

Studies confirm that sometimes our decisions are driven by irrational patterns, nevertheless there is some logic that we can study and apply in our design solutions. The human brain tends to simplify when the information obtained is too large to be managed efficiently. Our brain receives millions of bits of information per second, signals from our senses at every moment, and it has to decide which ones are urgent and necessary to analyse in order to do the task we are carrying out at that moment. For example, it is…read more