Category Archives: web design

Redesign of

We just gave MTV3 Mobile website a redesign. The recipe: Simple and usable MTV3 News look & feel Easy access to sections, cross promoting services and sibling websites As simple a design as possible: After contemplating how to differentiate between link types, we chose not to—Everything needs not to be conveyed to the user Perfect partner: Besides coding, Conmio handeled […]

Advertising Concept: Opening page

Display advertising displayed on top of regular layout such as rich media ads must subside in given amount of time. Squeezing elements into limited screen space results in crowded layouts. Banner ads are notorious for their poor performance. Good isn’t enough—Banner ads must be downright awesome for more than 1 per cent of the viewers to click on them. In collaboration with our […]

Football UEFA EURO 2012

UEFA EURO 2012 As Art Director I designed the look for Football UEFA EURO 2012 Tournament using the recently redesigned UI, general Sports styles and official Tournament graphics. The official Style Guide was impressive featuring detailed instructions of logo usage, broadcast graphics key visuals and mascots – just about everything besides the tournament itself. MTV3 Internet Euro 2012 […]

Ice Hockey World Championships 2012

MTV MEDIA is the official partner, broadcasting all 64 games. Therefore the MTV3 website for 2012 Ice Hockey World championships got to be larger than ever. As Art Director I designed the look using the recently redesigned UI, general Sports styles and official World Championship game graphics in sync with television broadcast graphics with references to International Ice Hockey Federation. The look […]

Juuri Nyt: Design for a News Application

Juuri Nyt is a news application that brings core categories from our main site to mobile users. When user connects to a network she can download latest news on her mobile device (iOS, Nokia Symbian^3 touch, Nokia WP7), where they remain until she updates again. Application is built by Conmio. They have also built The International Herald Tribune’s application with the same technology. Since […]

Touching up a mobile webmail service

MTV3 Mail service ‘Luukku’ has been wanting an overhaul for a long time. Due to limited screen spaces, it leaves less room for designer to work in. Mobile design is all about function and all aesthetics must be subject to functionality. This means we will be doing quite a bit of more testing than in our other projects. It also […]

Cut&Paste in World Design Capital Helsinki

Cut&Paste Digital Design tournament celebrated Helsinki World Design Capital 2012. The event brought design process to the stage in an interesting and fun way. I was in the jury for this event organized by Fjord and Platoon. Congratulations for all of the winners, and many thanks for all of the participants! We saw a lot of […]

Hyphenation in web documents

Long words are typographically troublesome when you lay out pictures and words in tight columns. You might need to promote a lot of stories simultaneously, or convey an impression that your pages are packed with content. Then those long words can really mess up your layout. This is typically the case with front pages, in […]

Design vs. Aesthetics

Design is a word ofeten misunderstood for aesthetics. Read Yaron Schoen’s wise article.

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