Flat Design User Experience (UX) topic overview/definition
Flat Design: Concept DefinitionUI designers will need to become intimately familiar with flat design. It's a simple, minimalist approach to creating GUIs and UI for web sites and web applications. It abandons the traditional approach of creating 3D styled interfaces for a more 2D approach which conveys information quickly and in an aesthetically pleasing manner.
For your convenience, we’ve collected all UX literature that deals with Flat Design. Here’s the full list:
Skeuomorphism is dead, long live skeuomorphism
Skeuomorphism has been a very useful concept in design, then it became the most hated concept in design, and then it came back from the dead. Understanding skeuomorphism lets designers help users through learning curves and make decisions as to whether skeuomorphism still serves a purpose today.Skeuomorphism is where an object in software mimics...
Flat Design – An Introduction
With the dawn of personal computing skeuomorphic design became important to introduce users, unfamiliar with technology, to new concepts. Skeuomorphism takes a simple approach – it creates lifelike affordances in user interfaces (UI) that the user can relate to from their real lives. Thus when you delete a file – it goes in the trash can on scre...