Nokia's cheeky new operating system

Designing a brand new OS for feature phones aimed at emerging markets.

Outcome

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We designed a new OS for Nokia, rethinking the controls, system layout and colour palette. The loud speaker of the X1 series of low-cost music phones was one of its key features. The design of the music player UI was intended to echo this, celebrating the design of a speaker.

Approach

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The simple controls were laid out in a way that would help communicate which keys on the hand set controlled each function.

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Bright colours and a satisfying volume display reinforced the sense of fun at the heart of the device’s ethos.

Widgets

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Credits

  • ClientNokia
  • Disciplines