UI was a little known acronym not too long ago, and now it is at the centre of the conversation, and the anchor with which we deliver an experience to the intended users. UI stands for user interface and a
Now, the trouble with mobile UI is that it is so specialized that you need to be keeping up with the current UI design trends to take advantage of them as they enter the scene, or engage a designer that is deep in the industry and abreast of these changes. If you are about to embark on a project and want to get a sense of what sort of features and functionalities are the current expectation, let’s review what trends we have seen for 2020.
It can’t be too surprising that voice interaction is going to be seen across even more interfaces going forward, as
Less manual passwords
It’s hard to believe that we no longer have time to enter a four-digit password, but it’s more about security that has seen the huge
Dark, battery-conserving themes
It doesn’t matter what iteration you have of any phone, battery saving is always something valuable to the user. We are seeing a trend of dark interfaces and themes that use less battery to illuminate the screen, while ultimately delivering the same offering exactly. We’re not just seeing this in mobile phone apps and interfaces either, but security systems and appliances that require staying on all day and night. Consider the interface you are creating and the intended usage time and think about whether this would be a valuable addition for your mobile design scope.
Mobile UI trends are fascinating to watch, and even more so when they are embraced so positively by the intended user. Do your best to keep an eye on what is trending and what users are expecting from their interfaces so that you can keep up with the market and always be improving your own offering.