MineralsBox app

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The client was small start-up from USA. They made a request to design a new product called MineralBox — a mobile application for geologist and geology enthusiast. The app was aimed at helping people to find more useful tool for the android users. Users would be able to browse for different type of minerals and read more useful informations about them. Moreover, the app could be useful for students as a tool for education purposes. The specific feature of MineralBox app was expected to discover rare Minerals and shared with community.

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MineralBox have some problems to resolve:

  1. 
no-community focused on specific topic – minerals
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  2. long list of different types of minerals
  3. missing good quality pictures and descriptions of objects
  4. not visual appealing apps available in android store.

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  1. to build community around minerals
  2. create engaging content
  3. to provide knowledge to professional and hobbies people.
  4. create visual appealing and user friendly product

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Our next step was a quick trip to university to visit geology department and found more insights about their work and passion for minerals. Our designer’s team was involve in review them about their expectation and needs.” letter=”r” image=”2920″]
[ivy_services_shortcode top_text=”Goals” title=”MVP” desc=”Our minimum value product contains:

  1. home (search, news, daily dictionary)
  2. alphabetical order (A-Z list of minerals)
  3. classifications (sorted by type of minerals)
  4. favourites (your own list of minerals)
  5. settings (log-out, notification, etc)

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  1. home (search, news, daily dictionary)
  2. alphabetical order (A-Z list of minerals)
  3. classifications (sorted by type of minerals)
  4. favourites (your own list of minerals)
  5. settings (log-out, notification, etc)

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When all the requests were considered, we went to the stage of wireframing. Our team think that is a good starting points to invest more time into solving problems process than start working on high-end UI design. At the time of design sprints we focused on quick manual sketches of wireframes. We went from visuals to the basic concept of app. Than we start to prepare a low fidelity wireframes and prototypes to display them on devices.

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When all the requests were considered, we went to the stage of wireframing. Our team think that is a good starting points to invest more time into solving problems process than start working on high-end UI design. At the time of design sprints we focused on quick manual sketches of wireframes. We went from visuals to the basic concept of app. Than we start to prepare a low fidelity wireframes and prototypes to display them on devices.

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UI/UX/Visual design authors: Barbara Jura, Marta Moskwa.” letter=”a” image=”2921″]