Postmodern Scrap

July 12, 2016

This didn't make the cut for today's article. Why? Because while it made use of the relevant motifs (tubes, aliasing, random balls), it was not remotely dissonant enough to reflect the genre.

You Could Almost Do Anything

April 12, 2016

New blog post after a hiatus.

Implausible Hypothetical Eastern European App

December 09, 2015

This week I take a look at the latest design trend: the 100 Days UI challenge that seems to be all the craze. Why is it causing a ruckus? Find out in today's article: http://bit.ly/1U2m6g7

Keyboard Smörgåsbord

September 29, 2015

This week's post has been a long time in the making. I take stock of the state of visual design in software keyboards. In particular, I look at the history of the flat iOS keyboard and how it has evolved over the past two years. Head ove...

Crafting Icons

August 04, 2015

The art of icon design is steadily being lost with each passing year. In the spirit of reinvigorating interest in the practice, I have compiled a selection of some of the great speed icon design process videos that designers have publish...

Mirror Images Part II

July 08, 2015

This week is the second installment of the Mirror Images series. We'll look at many designs including the following: Storehouse, Microsoft, Amazon, iOS Twitter clients, Quora, Google, Facebook and more. Lots of new trends in store this s...

Re:designed

July 01, 2015

There have been plenty of redesigns in the past few weeks: Spotify, Facebook, Apple, Iconfactory, Droplr and Instagram among others. This week I analyze them. Head over: http://elischiff.com/blog/2015/7/1/redesigned

Mirror Images Part I

June 03, 2015

This week I begin a new and ongoing series entitled Mirror Images. The premise of the series is to examine how designers influence each other to produce similar graphic design. There were a few questions I had in mind while curating this...