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Posts from March, 2014

Creative Uses of Animated GIFs to Present UI Designs

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With the abundance of gestures and animations being implemented into mobile apps designers are facing the tricky problem of how you present these UI concepts. Storyboards and static screenshots don’t show any dynamism, whereas wireframes are visually plain and boring. There is one solution that seems to be catching on; the reinvention of the animated GIF. Today’s post rounds up 20 creative examples of how the traditional GIF is now being used to create some amazing UI concepts, presenting the design not only in full colour, but also with all the transitions, gestures and animations of a completed app.

10 Free Icon Packs Each Containing Over 100 Icons

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It’s always nice to find free icon packs being shared by generous designers, but let’s face it, many of them contain so few icons they can’t really be used in any real world projects. For today’s roundup post I’ve scoured the web for the biggest free collections of icons, all containing over 100 designs each. These packs have plenty of images to choose from to represent the various actions in your UI designs.