Tech and Biz Ramblings

Projects & Experimentations

A collection of UI design snippets for inspiration.

Access control library for Java, JavaScript and Go.

Library for working with Google App Engine and Datastore.

A simple Web app to help simplify the calculation of pro-rated salaries.

Plugin for swiping elements on touch screen devices.

UI Case Study 2

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This is also another landing page design from Dribble.

Use of Accent Colour

The use of the accent colour to complement the primary colour can be seen in many places. Here is one where the category is displayed in the accent. This goes well with the diminishing of the importance of the category by making the size much much smaller than the title.

use of accent colour for the category
Extract 1

The navigation bar at the footer (Extract 2) shows the use of translucent white overlay to indicate the active navigation item. The item is also further decorated with a stronger white at the top edge. The bottom edge is further decorated with a sliver of the accent colour.

decorating an active nav item
Extract 2

Different Shades

social media icons
Extract 3

The use of different shades of the same hue is applied here to the social media icons to add some variation to the icons which would look awkward side-by-side.