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Announcing the App Design Guides

by Canonical on 13 February 2013

We’re very excited to have just released the first version of the App Design Guides, the go-to destination to design and build beautiful and usable apps for...


Talking about gestures to Fast Company

by Canonical on 7 February 2013

Presenting Ubuntu on phones last month caused a bit of a stir in the tech press. One of the main takeaways has been its assertion on an interface that’s based...


Raring to ringlead this cycle

by Canonical on 28 January 2013

Raring Ringtail is well under way with delicious new visual elements being dropped in all the time, and the new default wallpaper has already landed. Now it’s...


Behind the scenes: Notes

by Canonical on 16 January 2013

With the recent reveal of Ubuntu on phones, and now the release of an example “Notes” application and toolkit , we thought this would be a great opportunity...


Viva Ubuntu!

by Canonical on 9 January 2013

Wow! How do you know you’ve made something great? Some good indicators are press coverage, an award and a visit by The first day at CES showed that...


Designing the new Ubuntu for phone pages

by Inayaili de León Persson on 3 January 2013

As you’ve probably seen, Canonical has just announced Ubuntu on phones. We’re all very excited about it, especially since so many of us have been working hard...


Ubuntu comes to the phone, with a beautifully distilled interface and a unique full PC capability when docked

by Canonical on 2 January 2013

Leading open PC platform with huge global following announces mobile version for network operators, OEMs and silicon vendors Fast, beautiful interface for...


Design and arts in education

by Canonical on 30 November 2012

Ubuntu’s design team supports #includedesign, which is a important initiative – supported by many design organizations and companies.


Solving design problems

by Matthew Paul Thomas on 23 November 2012

To solve a design problem, define the target user, test the existing solution (if any), evaluate alternative solutions, and test with real users. The more of...


Back to Lecturing for the day

by Canonical on 5 November 2012

In my last post, I spoke about my transition from academia to industry. One thing that I felt I would miss were the opportunities to speak to students, and...


A fresh-looking Design Blog

by Inayaili de León Persson on 30 October 2012

It’s been a long time coming, but we’ve finally done it: the Design Blog has a new look! Let me take you through the main aspects we wanted to improve on. Why...