User Interface stuff fascinates me, because it has to dance such a fine line between looking pretty and being useful. Fall too far on either side and you’re in danger of ruining a game; get it just right and, like Deus Ex and Mass Effect, you can become as memorable as any piece of character or environment design.

The stuff you’re seeing today is the work of Gavin Bird, a 2D artist and graphic designer at Cloud Imperium (Star Citizen) who has previously helped out on Crysis 3 and been at Sony contributing to games like Killzone. You can see more of Gavin’s work at his ArtStation page.

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