Nathan Borror

Steady

Steady

Personal routine tracker

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Steady is a tool for tracking personal routines. I’ve been trying to come up with ways to incentivize and track more steady routines. Having a visualization that kind of encourages a streak seems to help me. Sorta stole this idea from Strava when I realized how much I tried to fill out their daily bar graph.

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Current overall look of the app.

Currently testing but should have something in the App Store this Spring 2021. Check here for updates.

Process

Below is a dump of all the iterations I played around with before arriving at the current design.

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Kind of a while idea but I wanted to see if I could adopt a messaging paradigm so it felt more like a log of activity. I dropped it because it didn’t offer a clean way to show that daily graph that I liked so much.

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Some ideas for how the composer could work for the messaging UI. I want to figure out how to adopt these quick entry buttons for the current UI.

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Current design uses a rolling seven day average rather than each week starting fresh. I realized this is better for sticking with routines because it doesn’t make you feel like a whole week is a failure if you mess up, each day feels more like a fresh start.

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A progression of the home designs.