Should I be trendy?

over 8 years ago from Tevi Hirschhorn, UX Designer

  • Bryce DriesengaBryce Driesenga, over 8 years ago

    I definitely see what you're getting it. But I think timeless design is tricky when it comes to app designs. I feel like phone apps are inherently not timeless. But creating something that will look good for as long as possible should definitely be something to strive for.

    I like Frank Chimero's thoughts on timeless design --

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    • Caleb SylvestCaleb Sylvest, over 8 years ago

      Sure, saying timeless design is a bit vague, and maybe that's good and maybe it's bad. But I think what should be said is that timeless design isn't about drop shadows, border radii, or pairing the colors salmon and teal.

      Timeless Design isn't about techniques, but elements. Timeless Design is a way of thinking. Timeless Design is focusing on content first, hierarchy, typography, rhythm, and function.

      I'm making all this up as I go, so it's probably partly true and partly false :)

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      • Bryce DriesengaBryce Driesenga, over 8 years ago

        True! Timeless design is tricky to define, I think. But I'd say focusing on the thinking and process aspect is the right track to be on.

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