Tag Archive: Shapes


Pro Tip: The secret meaning of Apple Watch notifications shapes

If you’ve not paying really close attention to your Apple Watch notifications, you might have missed out on a really subtle and clever design decision the company built into them. It turns out that Apple uses two different shapes for its watch Apple Watch notification badges. And here’s why. I usually just buzz through my […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Enable Button Shapes in iOS to Improve Usability & Make Tap Targets Obvious

One of the major changes that came along with the iOS visual overhaul was the removal of obvious buttons across the operating system and apps found on the iPhone and iPad. While the result is a cleaner, flatter, and more streamlined appearance in iOS, many users have found the removal of obvious buttons to be … Read More

Division Cell Wants You To Make Some Miserable Shapes Happy [Review]

We all aspire to be more than we are, to mold ourselves into our own perfect forms and escape the limits thrust upon us by circumstance or luck. But we can’t always do it on our own. Sometimes, we need…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Ember’s New ‘Smart Drawing’ Feature Magically Turns Your Shaky Sketches Into Smooth Shapes

Ember LibraryEmber for Mac, the terrific scrapbooking tool from Realmac Software, has just received its first update following its debut late last month. The release adds a new feature called “Smart Drawing,” which magically turns your shaky sketches into “beautifully-smooth shapes.” “We’ve been hard at work bringing some frequently-requested features to Ember,” Realmac says in the […]

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