Empty Application States

What to show when an application is empty. This is particularly relevant to content apps.

Goals

  • Show *something*.
  • Be helpful.
  • Don't get cocky.

Non-goal: initial/welcome states. These are different.

Relevant Art

http://emptystat.es/

See also: Initial States

Discussion

Tentative Design

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gnome-design-team/gnome-mockups/master/empty-app-states/boxes.png

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gnome-design-team/gnome-mockups/master/empty-app-states/documents.png

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gnome-design-team/gnome-mockups/master/empty-app-states/music.png

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gnome-design-team/gnome-mockups/master/empty-app-states/notes.png

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gnome-design-team/gnome-mockups/master/empty-app-states/photos.png

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gnome-design-team/gnome-mockups/master/empty-app-states/videos.png

See Also

Comments

Design/OS/EmptyStates (last edited 2015-01-23 11:57:28 by AllanDay)