Thanks for visiting our brand spanking new website. This is a work in progress, an experiment without a version number. Things will change and evolve over time once we figure out what we want to do with this thing. One thing’s for sure—calling this a beta would be just lazy. We don’t wanna be like that, do we? "
Stories about great success and great failure, mobile apps and resources.
Windows Phone 7 We released our thoughts on Windows Phone 7 User Experience, and a Windows Phone 7 Cheat Sheet to help designers and developers get on board to designing WP7 applications faster. They received a really nice response, and were tweeted by the Windows Phone Design Team and Smashing Magazine, among other interesting entities. [...]
A downloadable Windows Phone 7 Cheat Sheet to help mobile interaction designers.
Hello, here’s a little something helpful for all you interaction designers out there — Windows Phone 7 Cheat Sheet! We did it here at Nordkapp to help us design some of our recent WP7 projects. It’s somewhat ashamedly based on Microsoft’s Design Guideline document(s). We’ve dug out only the important bits, added some other comments [...]
We take a look at Windows Phone 7 from the user's perspective.
Following an internal ‘end user’ review of Windows Phone 7 a few weeks ago, there is a lot which we feel is ‘right’ about the platform and admirable to have accomplished in just under a year. On the flipside, the speed at which WP7 was developed has left some gaping holes and rushed, neglected features. [...]
Future interfaces, touchscreens, a visitor and a victory.
Sauli and one of our new guys, Jukka, were working in full force on-site at a client’s place recently. Jukka got busy during his first work week as they spent a three-and-a-half-day sprint workshop designing future interfaces and visual communication guidelines for our client’s product portfolio. Client’s designers were involved in the workshopping, too. This will integrate deeply with people’s personal content both online and offline in the coming years and we hope to be a part of the future development of this.
It must be the spring— Nordkapp is growing quite steadily these days. Here's a brief introduction to some of our newest designers;
First, from behalf of everyone at Nordkapp I’d like to welcome our newest addition Jukka Koops. As it seems to happen quite often nowadays, he’s switching industries back to design after a stint in marketing communications at Finnish advertising agency Kirnauskis 2.0. But there’s more than that— he’s a recording artist, has a history in [...]