Author Archives: Team Ratio

VR – The New Frontier

Design News Strategy October 17, 2016 by

2007 was a big year, especially for interaction design. The introduction of the iPhone was the first time we combined a touch screen with the phone. It was also the first time the phone was hooked up to a world of content. We didn’t know what sorts of content would be built for it and … Continue reading VR – The New Frontier

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Adobe Max 2014 – A breathtaking experience

Design October 21, 2014 by

Last week I represented Ratio at the annual Adobe MAX Creative Conference in Los Angeles. Over 5,000 creatives attended, seeking inspiration, to meet new creatives and be the first to see Adobe’s newest features. The conference was held at the convention center in downtown LA, talk about a massive venue! A breathtaking experience As soon as the … Continue reading Adobe Max 2014 – A breathtaking experience

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The Battle for Interactive Prototyping

Design September 19, 2014 by

There has been a continuing demand in the design world for a tool that allows designers to quickly test out interactions. Currently there are a multitude of options, but none that seemingly deliver an easily consumable interface, as well as real time interaction. The design team at Ratio spent the last few days trying out … Continue reading The Battle for Interactive Prototyping

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Redlines, Trampolines and special sauce

Culture Design News September 12, 2014 by

Standing in the elevator going up to Ratio for the first time, I just about threw up. I was a nervous wreck. I had my laptop, iPad, backup external hard drive, backup backup flash drive, and backup backup backup paper-bound portfolio, just in case something happened. I was on my way for an interview with … Continue reading Redlines, Trampolines and special sauce

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Ratio in a bottle

Culture Design August 1, 2014 by

Ratio has its own brewery! Well, not quite, but we did make our own beer. As a little experiment for our CRUX (Creative/UX) team one of our designers, Matt Flores, whipped up some home brew so we could collaborate on some awesome label designs. We wanted the opportunity to break out of our bounds a little … Continue reading Ratio in a bottle

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Smartwatches! Ratio’s latest design challenge

Design News May 26, 2014 by

If you could design a new Smart Watch from scratch how would you do it? That was the question posed to the Ratio design team for our first internal competition. We were given free reign to make a concept for a Smart Watch interface without having to worry about pesky real-world limitations like budget, usability … Continue reading Smartwatches! Ratio’s latest design challenge

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App Connectivity Through Multipeer Connectivity & iBeacon

Design Development News April 28, 2014 by

We hosted our first iOS Meetup at Ratio on April 24. When trying to nail down a topic, we wanted to talk about technologies that we were really excited about. We chose to share our knowledge and experiences on two new technologies that iOS 7 introduced, Multipeer Connectivity​ and iBeacon. Multipeer Connectivity lets us create … Continue reading App Connectivity Through Multipeer Connectivity & iBeacon

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Ratio + YouthCare = Smiles All Around

Culture February 14, 2014 by

In celebration of Random Acts of Kindness Week, we once again visited YouthCare, an amazing organization we’ve been proud to help with over the past two years.  Every other month our employees spend time outside of work volunteering to help with meal preparation, donations and fundraising support. YouthCare’s mission is to build confidence and self-sufficiency for youths … Continue reading Ratio + YouthCare = Smiles All Around

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