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UI Freebie: Tinder Dating App Design Template

  • Clayton Unicorn
  • Design Freebies

Everyone loves freebies, and designers rely on UI kits just like developers rely on frameworks. We made this design while working on an upcoming product that we are launching, and decided that the few iterations before the final would be useful for other designers. Artboards and groups are pretty well organized in this file, and the UI components and landing pages make for a great starting point for a number of different apps including a dating app design.

Design Principles: Contrast

  • Clayton Unicorn
  • Design Fundamentals

By default our minds blur and average the information that our eyes receive. When you look at a photograph, your mind is really only processing core elements, shapes, patterns. All of the other core design principles deal with the physics of design, but contrast deals almost entirely with optical recognition. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and contrast tends to behave the same way. As such, the potential and successes or failures of this principle tend to be more extreme.