When Engineers Design Apps

When engineers design apps, they get this:

I know because I’ve been there. I have the design talent of three-day old roadkill.

When engineers let their family members help out with design, they get this:

It may not win Apple design awards but it’s charming, bright, and engaging.

Congrats to Chris & Mrs. Chris on the UI and the application (App Store link).

Update: Dave Sweeris tweeted: “I’d love to see a before & after where an app was completely finished solely by engineers, and then UI experts when back and redid the UI…I bet both “sides” would learn something. If nothing else, the write-up would make an interesting article.”

Here’s a side-by-side video from a few years ago you might enjoy:

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