Author Ben Bate

I'm Ben, a visual & UI/UX designer. I run a design blog called Pixel Clouds. You can follow me on Dribbble, Twitter, and Medium.

Fantastic Examples of Mobile App User Onboarding

By on March 21, 2017

Onboarding is a crucial element of many mobile applications. It walks the user through an introduction covering both what the app is, and how it works.

The Subtle Typography Trend Changes in Mobile App Design

By on March 9, 2017

Typography in mobile app design has shifted significantly in the last few few years. Where before, designers were searching for unique fonts to differentiate their designs, many now opt for the iOS and Android defaults, San Francisco and Roboto respectively.

The Rise of Augmented Reality in Mobile Apps

By on March 3, 2017

Augmented reality is a technological advancement that is now producing some impressive results on mobile. It involves superimposing a computer generated image on a camera or real-world view.

Effective Navigation Examples in Mobile App Design

By on February 22, 2017

Whether it uses a hamburger, a tab bar, a toggle or a switcher, the most effective examples are apps that implement what is best for their product and users.

Beautiful Implementations of Material Design in Mobile Apps

By on February 14, 2017

We're going to take a look at some examples of the very latest and finest implementations of Material Design in mobile application design, and break down some of the key elements of each.

The Five Icon Design Trends to Look out for This Year

By on February 8, 2017

Icon designers are constantly coming up with new and creative ways of styling graphical representations.

Stunning Examples of Interaction in Mobile App Design

By on January 29, 2017

With so many tools now available to both designers and developers alike, interaction design has become something of a necessity to mobile apps.