Architecture Meets Aesthetics

Understanding the dos and don’ts of frontend technologies is vital to get challenging user interface concepts and designs up and running. We not only support you with integrating user interface design and engineering activities into your existing development process, we also deliver concrete software artifacts for .NET, WinRT and Java or graphical assets for other technologies. Find out how you can benefit from our user interface development services.

Agile towards success

DESIGNER DESIGN ENGINEER USABILITY ANALYST CUSTOMER’S SOFTWARE ENGINEER CUSTOMER’S PRODUCT OWNER SCREEN DESIGN INTERFACE DEFINITION PROTOTYPING IMPLEMENTATION TESTING APPROVAL

Agile software development processes and methods form our everyday work. For this reason our user interface design and development activities accompany an overall iterative and incremental approach. Benefit from our experience with e.g. SCRUM and be inspired how user interface work items can be incorporated into sprint planning and coordination. Gain experience in mutual projects about how low-fidelity prototypes or high-fidelity spikes accelerate the identification of user stories and simplify estimation and time-boxing tasks.

Patterns rather than patchwork

Touch me CONTROL LAYER (MVC) STYLE Skin TEMPLATE Micro Layout MODEL Domain Objects • Messaging • Services APPLICATION LAYER (MVVM) VIEW Macro Layout GLUE Data Bindungs • Converters • Behaviors VIEW MODEL Macro Interactions MODEL Micro Interactions
View - View Model / Presentation Model - Model

Our engineering services follow proven und tested patterns of modern software development. In agile development processes such as SCRUM the MVVM pattern helps us to work in parallel with your development team for maximum efficiency. We ensure adequate code quality with automated unit testing.

Our path to modern UIs

If your user interfaces are based on modern technologies our UI Design Engineers will be able to adapt actively to your development teams and provide help with valuable XAML, HTML or CSS artifacts.

Whether it is detailed layouts or motion behavior of your UI or creating beautiful templates for your look & feel, you will benefit from our experience in developing and integrating your user interface.

Our Technologies

  • .NET
  • WPF
  • UWP
  • Angular
  • HTML5
  • CSS3

Design Engineering artifacts

Our Design Engineers will actively support your developer team. We provide, amongst others, the following (directly) executable software artifacts:

  • Control and data templates
  • Storyboards and animation for fluid UIs
  • Screen layouts including dynamic behavior
  • Resources such as color values, fonts, vector icons, etc.

Java Swing Look & Feels in record time

Regardless of whether you want Centigrade to come up with a tailor-made design concept or purchase our ready-made stock Look & Feel BizLaf – we relieve you from the burden of integrating the Look & Feel into your application.

And when you decide in favor of a tailor-made design: we are experienced in creating sophisticated Java Swing Look & Feels – driven by our powerful and flexible engine Cezanne – that can be integrated into your Swing application with just a few lines of code. Discover how exceptionally easy it could be to get exceptionally convincing results.

Swing Default Look & Feel and Centigrade Custom Look & Feel

Want to know more about our services, products or our UX process?
We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Luzie Seeliger

Project Coordination and Communication

+49 681 959 3110

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