The anatomy of an interface

Part of a bigger long-term project that we are rolling out for PreAct Professionals B.V., the face-lift for their web application is getting closer every day to a final outcome. It’s only a matter of days until we deliver the final files containing the UI Elements and the general layout design simulations for the implementation stage. Everybody is thrilled with the outcome and we all can hardly wait in anticipation for the beta version of the new PreAct, a powerful tool for absenteeism management for big and small companies alike. Or, to say it in Dutch, actief verzuimmanagement voor uw organisatie begint met PreAct.

There is beauty in the complexity of a web application and as in all good things, a bit of a challenge. Compared to the process of creating a website, a designer must have a different approach when building an interface. Different user behaviors and navigational patterns and obviously a different purpose in functionality.

The heart of the future web application:

Part of the icon system created for the application