Check Out This Notification Center Redesign Concept [Video]

Posted December 11, 2012 at 6:38pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 9171 views

Alex Saretzky has posted his concept for a redesign of Notification Center.

No one likes the linen – it doesn't make sense. If there's linen behind the screen (seen when you use Siri or the app switcher) then how can you also pull down a curtain of the same material over the screen? Its inconsistent and visually blah.

The second major issue with Notification Center is the tiny little close x buttons that you have to tap twice. The iOS Human Interface Guidelines specify a tap area of 44 pixels, these are clearly in violation. Tap above or below the x and you'll hit a notification banner. This needs to be painless and really should be a delightful experience.

Saretzky's solution is simple. Ditch the linen and display notification banners grouped by app and organized chronologically. You can then dismiss a group of notifications by swiping to the right and draging them off screen.

Notably, with Jonathan Ive taking control of Apple's Human Interface, we might actually see a real change to Notification Center soon.

Check out his concepts below and provide feedback at the link below...

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JeffreyLee4Free - December 13, 2012 at 6:48pm
I agree! The current NC is "inconsistent and visually blah" and this new UI concept actually looks to function much better. However, without sounding like a pen15, I find this concept to be aesthetically [visually] more blah than the current NC. Functional? 10...Aesthetic? 4... Apple is known for its operational elegance. There is no comparison. I hope Ives does a real overhaul on the NC. Hopefully taking some notes from this concept.
Beechayapum - December 13, 2012 at 4:35pm
I liked more on Apple original design not this crappy design that doesn't seem to look better. Why because the design were too simple and to many white.
MUKAI - December 12, 2012 at 9:15am
This crappy design will drain my battery for sure. Take your concept and shove it where the sun don't shine, maybe the white will make your ass glow.
Copperhead - December 11, 2012 at 7:52pm
I hate the new design. Way too much white.!! I love the current one we have now, if Apple changes the one we currently have it will force me to hate Apple even more. - I vote to keep the current one.!! If you agree with me, just put ( 1) as a reply to my post..
Andrew - December 11, 2012 at 7:38pm
I like the current one but you're right about the "x"
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