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Alien: Isolation – Lo Fi Sci Fi

Alien: Isolation - Lo Fi Sci Fi

Alien: Isolation is an upcoming game based on the Alien franchise. This clip shows the development team talk about their unique approach to the game UI and art direction, which in turn influenced the game design itself. This approach comes from their desire to stay true to the original film Alien from 1979 and for […]

Showcase 5 – Retro car dashboards

Showcase 5 - Retro car dashboards

Here is a Pinterest board we’ve compiled of our favourite retro car dashboards, all images sourced from Dark Roasted Blend and DoubleYou Digital. This collection is all thanks to these sources, we can’t take any credit! Nowadays, when it comes to dashboards and steering wheels, it seems like most designs have settled into a common […]

Europa Report – Space UI breakdown

Europa Report - Space UI breakdown

The Europa Report UI was a challenge in designing for realism. According to Perception, the studio behind the UI and screen design, director Sebastian Cordero’s emphasis was to portray a scientifically accurate vision of the future. Therefore the UI designs had to be rooted in a believable reality. From the looks of the finished designs, […]

Justice – New Lands Retro UI

Justice - New Lands Retro UI

I was hesitant about posting this one, but I’m just a sucker for retro interfaces or anything that makes me nostalgic. This clip for electronic music duo Justice, certainly does that from a visual sense. The whole clip looks like a 70s or 80s sci-fi film, full of gadgets, action and a bit of cheese. […]

UI Design in Serenity

UI Design in Serenity

There’s quite a lot of UI elements in Serenity and they all help paint a detailed picture of this fantasy world the movie is set in. There’s everything from cockpit interfaces, holograms to communication devices. Strangely, one thing that really stood out for me was actually the gravestones, which displayed holograms of the person deceased. […]

Terminator – The evolution of Machine Vision

Terminator - The evolution of Machine Vision

The Terminator series provides us with some good examples of how robots could potentially view the world. With each new installment the look of the Terminators’ HUD (“machine vision”) vary slightly but mostly stays true to the overall approach of the original movie. Machine vision presents the world from the machines’ point of view and […]

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Every decade has a different vision of the future, but for one reason or another I am particularly fond of the 80s. There’s just something really special about 80s films like Blade Runner and Back to the Future, especially when we look back at them today. The art direction in Blade Runner is particularly amazing […]