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UX and UI Design: 10 Do’s and Don’ts

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

In my last article, I laid out some of the key differences between user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design – two distinct elements that play a critical role in the development of eye-catching, user-friendly games, websites, and other digital creations. With these definitions now established, today’s blog will take things one step further …

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Speed Sketch! A Farewell to Natasha

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

They say all good things must come to an end – and it seems Game Artist Natasha Soglin’s tenure at Filament is no exception to that rule. After 7 incredible years, 16 amazing speed sketches, and countless cherished memories, Natasha has transitioned out of her position at Filament and onto her next role at fellow …

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UX vs. UI Design: What’s the Difference?

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Are you considering a career in UX or UI design, but are unsure of the difference between the two, or which one your interests would be best suited for? Maybe you have a product idea and are wondering if all this user-centered design mumbo-jumbo is really necessary. Or perhaps you’ve heard the terms UX and …

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Speed Sketch: Mistletoe Mischief

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Season’s greetings, friends of Filament! ⛄ If you’ve been keeping up with us on our blog, you know that 2018 has been a huge year for our studio. From launching our all-new website to winning shiny new awards, hosting our first-ever Extra Life charity livestream and even meeting new furry friends, 2018 was a year we’ll never forget …

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A Look at Publications International’s VR Explorations 2018

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Last year, we kicked off our partnership with Publications International in style by creating six VR experiences for their Virtual Reality Explorations book set – and they were an instant hit! ✨ One year – and a few other collaborations – later, VR Explorations is back with an all-new set of six books and accompanying VR apps: Food Science, How …

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Speed Sketch: Unattended Smorgasbord

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Felines. 😸 Pies. 🥧 And Natasha Soglin’s award-winning artistry. 🎨 Need we say more!? Feast your eyes on our annual fall speed sketch – a splendid holiday feast fit for a feline (or two!) With the holiday season just around the corner, Natasha was inspired to illustrate these frisky cats alongside a slew of seasonal …

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Speed Sketch! Bucky Badger’s Four Legged Friends

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

What’s black, white, and red all over? While my intentionally misleading riddle may have led you to believe that I’m talking about a newspaper, I am in fact referencing a different beast entirely: Buckingham U. “Bucky” Badger, the official mascot of nearby University of Wisconsin – Madison. As you might recall, our studio recently participated in …

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