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New Mobile Blockchain UI/UX for Technological Literary Revival

Featuring a Crypto-Art Marketplace app for poets on the Tezos blockchain.


Ariana White

4 months ago | 1 min read


Featuring a Crypto-Art Marketplace app for poets on the Tezos blockchain.

Name: Writer’s Block

Design Functions

  • Poetry writing
  • NFT
    - Minting
    - Purchasing
    - Collecting
    - Discovery

Design Inspirations

Poetry has respectfully sat still during advances in the digital age. A move which has penned the common phrase “poetry is dead”. Many writers’ rebuttal, “poetry is not dead” falls short after being uttered, because it’s difficult to see the field’s advancement and efforts.

Modern technology has changed how we write, making new technology seem more important than the foundation of human talent. The divide stems from being unfamiliar with the medium, rather than the process of creating with technology.

“Ayethere’s the rub!”

Create a community through storytelling with the use of a unique incentive decentralized digital asset platform, that will continue furthering the medium, and create a cultural synergy.


Low Fidelity Wireflow Concept — Light
Low Fidelity Wireflow Concept— Dark

High Fidelity Mockups

(From the left) Writer’s Block, Search screen (top sellers), Home screen, Mint screen, Profile screen, Search screen(users).

Design Considerations

  • Smart Contract Infrastructure

Simply put, smart contract is a digital contract that is stored on a blockchain. When predetermined terms and conditions are met, the contract executes automatically. Execution includes things like releasing funds, submitting a form, sending notifications..etc. The blockchain is then updated when the transaction is completed.

  • Blockchain
    is a digital ledger of transactions multiplied and distributed across a network or a computer system
    . With these types of digital transactions we are able to increase efficiency, security, and reduce global carbon emissions.
Euromoney’s breakdown of how a blockchain functions fundamentally at its core.

— Blockchain + Poetry

You can use blockchain to record that you are the rightful owner of a poem(digital asset)and transactions can be used to store a poem to ensure that the poem is assigned to the proper owner. This promotes self-publishing, and digital copyright for owners and customers, controlling the act of digital piracy and digital plagiarism…

Click here to read the full case study on Prototypr.


Created by

Ariana White


UX/UI designer, artist, and author.







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