[Finalist Winner] Gestational Diabetes-innovative food logging app

Walkthrough Video

My Role: UI Design Lead

• Ideated ideas based on research findings into wireframes
• Created detail designs and polished scenario-based UI to match the brand
• Led UI explorations, typography, and directed the visual tones of the UI

Presentation Link

Dec 2020

Wei Li (UX/UI Designer)
Liang Chen (UX/UI Designer)

The Challenge

Benten tech is looking for innovative design and concepts that will make the actual logging process quick and easy as well as clever ways to motivate GDM mothers.

Journal your food log

Users can see her food log progress and review the results to get motivated.

Set up alarms

Users can customize their notifications according to her routines with options to choose music and frequency.

Voice enabled input

This app allows users to input data without opening her app For instance, users can use voice interaction to log her meal when she is eating or commuting.

Research Insights

1. Why they have difficulties logging food?

Finding the process cumbersome
Motivated to log

2. How frequent do they do the food logs? 

3 times before meal
Glucose test (4 ~7 times)

3.What data will impact the food log result?


Define users groups: primary groups of users for working mom.

Stakeholder needs

We came back to stakeholders and documented Q&A in order to understand the pain points along the working mom’s daily routines.

Most of the working mom and now spend long time taking notes on meals on the paper

How might we

Make the food log data input process interesting and efficient for GDM moms to get motivated even when they are busy?

3 interviews, 1 hour-long Q & A
Journey Mapping out the opportunities
Sketching out ideas
User flow

Visual Moodboard

Overall, we wanted to convey an a feeling of calm and trust, that incorporate a friendly feeling with big& flat patterns and illustrations.

01. Trust
02. Calm

Next steps

Overall, we wanted to convey an a Feeling of calm and trust, that incorporate a friendly feeling with big& flat patterns and illustrations.

01. Interview
Get real user data and insights and understand their needs, for example, talk with pregnant women with GDM to see their daily meals and challenges.

02. Testing
Create stimuli to test our mockups to calculate the time that users take to finish up the food log process

My Projects/ 2018-2020

🍔 frog Design: Redesign food & family experiences
for families & food/ 2019

💡 Google Look: Voice UI to search nearby
with AI assistant /2018-2020

📈 Virtualitics: Data Analysis Internship
with AI algorithm and VR visualizations

🦄 Bauer: Educational platform to study design
for teenagers / 2020