A quick design challenge to design a recipe for a mobile application

The Brief


With a background in Interior Design & Architecture, I can’t help myself but to look back at architectural greats to pull inspiration. These following quotes relate to design across many disciplines.

Louis Sullivan in all white standing next to a tree
Louis Sullivan in all white standing next to a tree
Louis Sullivan; image from ThoughtCo.

“Form ever follows function”
Louis Sullivan


Five sources to jumpstart your design

Pantone Connect

Pantone Connect color palette analysis

Coolors


A product designer’s look into why this app is so successful

iPhone homescreen with focus on the TikTok app icon
iPhone homescreen with focus on the TikTok app icon
Photo by Solen Feyissa on Unsplash


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1. Peak-End Rule

2. Fogg’s Behavior Model

3. Hick’s Law


I am a User Experience Designer so I can’t help myself but to question antiquated systems. From the job seeker to the people on the hiring side, this process is a UX disaster.

Close up of hands typing on a laptop
Close up of hands typing on a laptop

let’s start from the job seeker’s perspective

After seeing one job posting had over 1,700 applicants, I thought to myself, “how will I be able to stand out in that giant crowd?”


A book discovery app for foodies

Home screen, search overlay and search results

Brief


iPhone on yellow surface displaying Snapchat logo
iPhone on yellow surface displaying Snapchat logo
Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash


What I learned after I started to treat it like a UX Design project

first iteration


24 accounts I wish I knew about at the beginning of my journey

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Phylicia Flynn

Interior Designer transformed into UX/Product Designer. NJ transplant living in the Midwest. Has an affinity for dogs, spicy food and coffee shops. phylicia.co

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