Black Friday App Deals for Designers – 2015

I’ve gathered some app deals that I found. Some of them going to up to -80% off the price. It’s worth taking a look if you are an iPad user.

ProtoSketch $8.99 > $3.99 (60% OFF)

Desktop-class vector graphics editor. Supercharged with icons, fonts, ui elements, basic and complex drag and drop shapes. It is easy to create anything from logo and icon to web and mobile design.

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Designing for iOS9 Universal with Multitasking Split Views

Designing for iOS9

At a first glance not much has changed since iOS8 when Apple introduced two new device sizes – iPhone 6 and 6 plus. Back then I wrote “Get your Assets ready for iOS8 and iPhone 6 Plus” which is still valid and you should check it out if you’re still wondering about @1x @2x @3x, iPhone sizes and and PDF Assets for apps. There is one new device this year – the iPad Pro which has a huge @2x display with 2672 x 2048 pixels. So nothing new right… ? Wrong! Thanks to the new multitasking split view on iPad there are like 8 new sizes your app could be – that’s some designers nightmare, it’s worse than how things are on Android. Continue reading

Best iOS apps of 2014

When it comes to apps we are sort of the experts. One have to make apps to know which are the best! So after a little discussion about which are the best iOS apps of 2014, everyone named a few and we decided to make a list and share it with everyone. You’ve probably know most of these but hopefully we are going to surprise you and show you something new. Also as a bonus my painfully honest 1 sentence reviews.

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Get your Assets ready for iOS8 and iPhone 6 Plus

It’s that time of the year again. Apple released a new device and now you have to recreate your assets so your app supports iOS8 and iPhone 6/6+. If your designs are in Photoshop chances are you are cursing at the changes at the moment. In this brief post I will cover the basic device sizes, @3x downsizing as well as something new and interesting – Xcode PDF Assets!  Continue reading

Interview for

Recently Chris from asked me a few questions about Codemotion and the apps we make. Below are part of the answers and you can read the whole interview here

How did you meet and what made you think you are the right team to do the job?

We met trough a friend, I was in desperate need of good iOS developers. Once we started working together I was surprised how much Robert and Nikolay cared about design and that was the moment I knew! Continue reading

Codemotion – A new tech startup is born!

Codemotion is a newly found startup company already working on 3 projects. Оur first app -Lendpal was released the end of July. Our second app – Freely was released in the middle of August, freelancer time tracking and billing app. Our third app and most ambitious project is an innovative calendar app. We have a set a deadline for it  – November 2014.

At Codemotion we have a passion for design like no other company… All of our apps are designed and polished to perfection and we ship ! So yeah these are not just some concepts a designer made. We actually build our concepts.
Codemotion is  pushing the limits of productivity, business and finance apps. Making the tools of tomorrow!

App Development stuck at 99% Please Wait!

(The making of Freely)

We all know that in app development the last 1% is what takes the longest. You can see the finish line and yet there are still a lot of things you need to do before crossing it. This project took me and Stella about 5 months to get to this point. It was an amazing journey and we both learned a lot.

I learned that simple projects sometimes are more complex than they appear in the beginning and you need to do more work than initially anticipated.

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