Game

Santa Mario

As a free gift for everyone to enjoy the holidays, I created a little christmas platform game. Collect all the gifts and bring them inside the house! (more…)

By Simon, ago
Website

Ensembl

For California-based cryptocurrency startup Ensembl I created a landing page using HTML5 and Bootstrap. It enables them to pitch their idea with investors, keep potential customers up to date and gather data about the market situation. The site is completely built in HTML5 and uses subtle jQuery animations to improve the user feedback and make it feel lively.

By Simon, ago
Website

Arugam Bay Development Forum

The Arugam Bay Development Forum is a community that organises events like the annual Half Marathon to raise funds for the local schools. All money they earn goes into school buildings, teaching materials and similar. I created a website for them to improve their presence on the web as well as to give external people the possibility for donations and to register as a volunteer.

By Simon, ago
Website

Westsurf Morocco

What started as a small redesign evolved into an ongoing partnership with continuous improvements of the website of this surf camp in Taghazout, Morocco, managed by a German-Moroccan couple. It is based on a WordPress architecture with a self developed theme and includes some special features like bilinguality, a filterable package selector and a surfspot map. Also a lot of subtle animations were used to immerse the user more in the site and gather his/her Read more…

By Simon, ago
Blog

High Fidelity Prototypes – Worth the Effort?

Prototypes are pretty senseless. They cost you a lot of time and money and in the end you just throw away the result. So why in the world would you want to create an almost finished user interface if you then have to start all over again building the actual application? Couldn’t you just start developing and save your costs? Well, there might be reasons why people keep doing this, so it should somehow make sense, right? (more…)

By Simon, ago
Blog

CTD 2016 Talk: From Design to Prototype

The Client Technology Day is a frontend conference held by my company every fall in Zurich. In this years edition, I got the chance to share my process of creating a prototype out of a completely unspecific idea and presented a toolbox for the whole design process. This includes tools for scribbling, designing, animating and sharing. If you are interested in making the full transition from a paper sketch to a shared animated prototype, head over to the Read more…

By Simon, ago
Blog

Interaction16 Helsinki

Zusammen mit Marika und Rafi von Zühlke habe ich einen Beitrag über unsere Eindrücke in Helsinki geschrieben. Wir waren dort auf der jährlich stattfindenden Interaction16 Konferenz. Lest mehr darüber unter folgendem Link.

By Simon, ago
Film & Motion Graphics

Unisono

»Unisono« Designprojekt von Jens Beyer, Simon Schmalfeld, Alexej Vekslarski & Rebecca Wunderlich. ›Unisono‹ ist ein Tanzvideo mit eingearbeiteten 3D-Formen, welche das Tanzpaar (Kristina Lang und Konstantin Busack) begleiten und umspielen. Watch the video Watch the Making-Of

By Simon, ago