When you’re designing a digital product for a long project, two questions probably come to mind when planning it: “How long will it last?” and “Is it scalable?”
The super fast advance of technology has (of course) a huge impact on the answer. What is conventional and up to date today, tomorrow is obsolete. You don’t see an app, website or even an operating system to have exactly the same UI or even user experience for more than a year or two.
However, there are interface patterns that remain untouched (… well, slightly).
So lets see how you can make sure that new features can be added to a project without redesigning everything. How do you keep any new updates from ruining the whole navigation system and user experience?