In May of 2014, what would be our second startup came to us, with a request to estimate the complexity and the cost of an application that generates a mosaic from user's photos. In November, the order was canceled, but we liked the idea so much that we decided to research the most popular mosaic generation services. Research has shown that all of these websites have issues with either UX, technologies used or both:
After analyzing the pros and cons, we allocated a budget and a staff for taking on this project as our own startup and the work began. We developed wireframes and invested a lot of time in developing the design. As a result, we came to the conclusion that the best course of action, with UX in mind, was to build the main page that users can immediately start creating mosaics.
Mosaic creation consists of 3 steps:
You can download the preview image, share it with friends in social media networks or buy a high resolution version to print.
At the beginning of 2015, we launched the project. It received solidly positive reviews and scored quickly attendance. People liked the convenient design and nicely featured UX.
We managed to solve the following tasks:
In May of 2015, the project was sold and the copyright was transferred to the new owner.
We reserved the development rights and now we are maintaining the website.