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Expedia Inc.

UI/UX & App Re-Design Exporation

Expedia, Inc. is an American travel company that owns and operates several international global online travel brands, primarily travel fare aggregator websites and travel metasearch engines including Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, trivago, Venere.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, and HomeAway. The company operates more than 200 travel booking websites in more than 75 countries, and has over 350,000 lodging listings and over 500 airline listings.

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Re-Design Exploration

This is a personal re-design project for Expedia. I have a been a long term user of Expedia and I wanted to to attempt a re-design exploration of the app. I am also a user of Airbnb and love their design principles and clean and simplistic designs, use of white space and photography. Airbnb uses Material Design as a framework.

I approached my re-design exploration using Google's Material Design framework and inspiration from AirBnB design principles & components. I re-designed the home page, search results, filtering (calendar, time, guests), hotel details page and navigation.

I love to learn how companies with a design culture implement their visual language systems hence this super fun exercise. Scroll down to view the video prototype or download the PDF.

Expedia Current App Design

Expedia Current Design

Styledguide & Foundation

I started the project with a barebones styleguide. This helped in establishing a foundation for typography, colors, icons, spacing and information architecture.

Expedia Styleguide

Components & Grid

The beauty of using Google Material designs is that you can use pre-defined components and grids to quickly iterate on designs. I used and refined Google's Material components below to match the features on my design.

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Principle Video Prototype:


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