application design

16 Jul 2013 - 3:34pm
3 years ago
3 replies

"Wrapping" multiple apps within the same App // Multitasking within an App

I am curious if anyone has come across any well executed examples of multiple apps living within the same app. I know this might sound a bit confusing, but basically think of it like an "App Wrapper" that allows multiple apps to live within it. 

Another way to think about it is multi-tasking within an app, not utilizing the native OS functionality. 

I've had a really hard time finding any examples of this, and I figured that I would throw it out there and see if anyone else has...



30 Nov 2012 - 7:29pm
3 years ago
4 replies
Charles Erdman

mobile .com VS mobile application

Brick and mortar companies have websites. Some have adapted those websites for mobile ( Some are compelled to have both a and a mobile application (

It raises the question of how unique the experience should be in each of those channels. Are there agreed "norms?" Should there be overlap in features/content in each experience?

Let's make this concrete. Take a restaurant chain. They sell food. They sell atmosphere where you eat that food. Simplistically, a restaurant's digital-self can offer:

23 Feb 2011 - 6:03pm
5 years ago
9 replies
R Sloan

Enterprise Application Design Approach Question


Has anyone ever designed an enterprise application's first release to have only a wizard for creating complex 'objects'; then, offered a more hands on solution for a hot fix or subsequent releases?

The above question occurred to me during a presentation of an enterprise application that took months to design.  Moreover, it was only after the project had been developed could the design fully be realized in all of its complexity.

30 Jul 2009 - 1:49pm
Kim Goodwin

Do grid systems also apply to applicationinterfaces?

Grids are definitely applicable to application design and even device
design--everything we design at Cooper employs some type of grid system.
Mullet & Sano is a good reference.

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