Yinan Qiu - Product Designer
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Copy of Email App

Email app for busy people

 

Email App

College Project (one teammate, same roles)   •   May 2014 (visual design updated in June 2017)   •   Tools: Sketch, Pop, Marvel

 

Challenge

Make overwhelming inbox easy to process for busy people.

 

Solution

 
 
 

Provide Time Estimates

Estimated Effort requires senders to provide recipients with time estimate of each email's task.

 
 

Speed Up Frequent Actions

By opening emails in-place, frequent action buttons are kept in the same tap area as the email cell prior to opening. Over time, users can do “blind” double-tap to rapidly perform their most frequent actions.

 
 

Integrate With Calendar

Calendar integration leverages Estimated Effort as default duration value, and further assists busy people's inbox processing in the context of time management.