Our objective was to create a universal messages view for all types of communicator messaging apps. This idea was flagged by our team leader during one of our brainstorming sessions. What quickly caught our attention when we were attempting to create a user comments screen in our other project was the lack of a similar component in an open source space.
Trends are constantly changing – much faster than the products we are working on. Each industry has its own design tendencies, and each group of users has its own preferences and habits. Our role is to recognise them and to turn them into a single product that won’t end up being just a passing trend.
Developing software in many ways resembles constructing a vehicle. Programming provides the frame, the engine and the drivetrain. However two cars with the same internals can be very different. One might prove uncomfortable, rough and unintuitive, while the other may look – and feel – like a luxury dream car.…