Posts Tagged ‘navigation’

  1. 04 May, 2015

    Revisiting the Priority+ Pattern

    In his article Obvious Always Wins, Luke Wroblewski warns of the dangers of sweeping links and actions under the rug. It’s challenging to find the room to expose important actions on constrained mobile screen sizes, but it’s necessary for designers to do so. A while back, […]

  2. 27 Oct, 2014

    Floating Action Buttons Considerations

    Luke Wroblewski walked through some critical considerations for designing for large screen smartphones. One major consideration is the reachability of the navigation. He discusses a few considerations and emerging navigation patterns, including the floating action buttons pattern. We used the […]

  3. 05 Oct, 2013

    Mobile Navigation and Patterns on the Web Payload Podcast

    I had a blast talking about responsive navigation patterns with John Macpherson on the brand new Web Payload podcast.

  4. 06 Mar, 2013

    Breaking Down Amazon’s Mega Dropdown

    Great post looking into Amazon’s mega-menu dropdown, which shows sub-navigation items to the right of the parent category. Lots of insight and algebra around mouse cursor movement, hover state gotchas and more. Lately there’s been a lot of talk about […]

  5. 09 Feb, 2013

    Master Mobile Navigation

    Aaron Gustafson wrote a cover feature for Net Magazine rounding up a great many responsive navigation patterns. See also: Responsive Navigation Patterns and Complex Navigation Patterns for Responsive Web Design

  6. 24 Feb, 2012

    Responsive Navigation Patterns

    Update: I’ve also written about complex navigation patterns for responsive design. Top and left navigations are typical on large screens, but lack of screen real estate on small screens makes for an interesting challenge. As responsive design becomes more popular, […]