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Top 15 Projects for Blockchain, Crypto, and NFT Firms: Artkai Case Studies

As of February 2022, Artkai has completed over 30 projects in the blockchain sphere. This article is a summary of valuable findings from the top 15 projects, focused on these categories:

NFTs

Artemis - NFT marketplace and auction platform

Artemis marketplace

Geography: South Korea

Platform: Web

About 

Artemis is a powerful NFT art auction marketplace for digital art and other digital assets. It is designed to help creators display and sell their items while allowing buyers to resell them using cryptocurrency transactions. 

Objectives

The client came to us with a mission to create an NFT marketplace that would become a decentralized Christie’s or Sotheby’s in the NFT ecosystem and dominate the market.

Challenges

The biggest challenge was that the product had to appeal to a variety of market niches with different target audiences. Listings for unique pieces of digital art had to show a range of options. Artemis required an elegant storefront with a unique UX/UI design to naturally combine these elements and communicate high value. 

Target audience

  • Digital artists
  • Analog artists
  • Art galleries
  • Curators
  • Art collectors
  • Investors
  • Gamers
  • Sneakers’ resellers
  • Fans of artists

Outcomes

We created a beautiful platform that makes it easy for anyone to get started with NFT technology. The marketplace connects artists and investors, digitalizes analog art, secures public confidence, and makes the process fun and exciting. The elegant design also helps people simply enjoy digital art. 

Xtingles - NFT Marketplace 

Xtingles ASMR NFT marketplace

Geography: Taiwan

Platform: Web

About 

Xtingles is a unique premier marketplace that allows creating, finding, and buying ASMR sounds NFTs.

Objectives

The main goal was to create an NFT marketplace that would connect ASMR fans with top global ASMR creators. The creators will be able to monetize their work by selling NFT sounds, and the fans can buy their favorite sounds from their favorite ASMR creator.

Challenges

The main challenge we had was to create a robust NFT marketplace with a seamless experience for users that will allow them to listen to ASMR sounds and buy them comfortably. 

Target audience

  • ASMR creators
  • ASMR fans
  • Investors

Outcomes

Artkai helped to plan and design an eye-catching, easy-to-navigate platform that addresses the needs and preferences of all categories of the ASMR listeners and guides them through the new area of NFTs. The creators, in turn, have all the functionality to create, promote and sell their sounds.

Trading & Investing

Huobi - Top-5 crypto trading platforms in Asia 

Geography: Asia

Platform: Web

About 

Huobi is an established Asian crypto trading platform listed as a top-5 blockchain platform in China. The company established itself as an accomplished player in its home region, and opportunities began to emerge beyond the Asian market. 

Objectives

Seeing the excellent performance of Huobi in Asia, our client planned to repeat the product’s success and expand into the European market. Artkai’s main task was to study and understand European users, uncover their pain points and understand how the product can address needs through the UX/UI design. 

Challenges

User habits vary across different markets. To design the platform properly, we needed to find out the difference between Asian and European customers. This would allow us to ensure successful adoption by the European trading audience. 

Outcomes

Thanks to the insights we received during our extensive UX research, we were able to create a UX/UI design that perfectly addresses Western users' needs and pain points. It ensured the product’s success in the new market and helped create new income streams for our client.

NDA - speculative tokenized trading service

NDA - speculative tokenized trading service UX design

Platform: Web

About 

NDA is the world’s first AI-based broker-less financial trading platform, allowing users to trade directly against financial markets without involving an intermediary broker. Several thousand new user accounts are added every month, and the NDA Trading Platform is the fastest growing platform for digital contracts.

Objectives

The main goal for our client was to substantially improve the user experience by visually and functionally refreshing the platform. The business goal behind these initiatives was to strengthen the retention of customers and speed up user adoption.  

Processes

  • Research: project scoping, UX research, user interviews
  • Mind mapping and user scenarios
  • Backlog
  • UX/UI design: information architecture, wireframes, interface design, UI kit
  • Quality Assurance

Outcomes

Artkai came up with a unique, responsive, feature-rich, and easy-to-use web-based trading platform that exceeds customer expectations. We made sure the venue was 1) equipped with all the essential trading tools and parameters required for a safe and fraud-free trading experience and 2) easily accessible to the masses thanks to a simple and interactive interface that educates its users from their very first trade.

To see in detail how we did it and what came out of it, check out the full NDA case study. 

Coinhaven - an all-in-one platform for OTC, crypto trading, and exchange

Crypto trading platform UX/UI design

Geography: Germany

Platform: Web

About 

Coinhaven is a crypto trading platform developed for African countries with the goal to provide African people the ability to trade cryptocurrencies using their local fiat currencies. The platform is an over-the-counter (OTC) service for people who simply want to buy crypto and it includes the ability to trade crypto against local fiat currencies. 

Objectives

The goal of the Coinhaven platform was to deliver legally compliant and bank-approved OTC services to African countries. A unique requirement was to enable the platform to accept five major African fiat currencies.

Artkai’s responsibility was to create a custom OTC platform with a unique UX/UI design concept and connect it with a white label crypto trading platform & exchange. Artkai also managed the work of three independent service providers.  

Target audience

  • Professional and amateur investors
  • Citizens of African countries
  • Crypto enthusiasts

Outcomes

The result of our work was a perfectly designed three-in-one platform that gives its users the ability to:

Monitor crypto news and exchange rates for African fiat currencies

Trade crypto against these currencies

Buy or sell crypto directly from Coinhaven using its OTC feature

CEX.io - a secure crypto exchange

Geography: UK

Platform: iOS/Android

About 

CEX.io is a crypto exchanger with 4 million registered users. The application allows users to buy, sell, trade, and earn cryptocurrencies wherever they are.

Objectives

CEX.io wanted to adapt the existing Web experience to iOS and Android. The Artkai task was to redesign their mobile application, improve user experience, and help the platform gain new users through a more appealing and accessible UX design. 

Outcomes

We created an edgy, accessible, and stylish design that adapted and improved the existing Web experience. We made onboarding easier with QR codes, more natural human language, and more intuitive navigation paths. The result helped strengthen product adoption.

Lending & Loaning

CoinLoan - A Web-based P2P Lending Platform

Platform: Web

About 

CoinLoan is the first crypto-to-fiat lending platform for digital assets-backed loans with marketplace opportunities. Its primary purpose is to allow crypto holders to get fiat money without selling their digital assets. 

Objectives

Our client’s key goal was to create a readily available, informative, and intuitive lending platform with a P2P ecosystem, custom UX & UI design, and easy user flows for funds withdrawal via transfer as a competitive advantage.

Outcomes

Together with the client, Artkai introduced a custom UX & UI design that featured a highly accessible, secure, and intuitive website and a landing platform with the P2P economy. As a direct result of our collaboration, the CoinLoan.io platform has gained more than 100k active users.

To see the solutions we came up with, check out the full CoinLoan case study.

Loyalty loans - P2P loan platform 

Platform: Web

About 

LoyaltyLoans is a loan platform that allows dApp tokens to be used as collateral.  

Outcomes

We created a web platform with an excellent UX/UI that communicates the main idea and the functionality that makes the process of lending and borrowing clear and straightforward. The platform we designed can be swiftly integrated into any dApp frame size and includes an easy-to-set-up API.

Gambling & Gaming

Nezha 

Geography: Germany

Platform: Web

About 

Nezha is a liquidity engine for next-generation prediction markets. In other words, it is a no-loss blockchain lottery with a winning pool generated from a stake yield. 

Objectives

The goal was to design and develop a one-of-a-kind product, explore blockchain possibilities and collaborate with a separate blockchain development team.

Target audience

  • Crypto traders
  • Traditional gamblers

Outcomes

This exciting project is ongoing, and the results so far include Nezha lending where people can join the waitlist for early access.

Quanta - the first licensed blockchain lottery platform

 Blockchain lottery platform UX/UI design

Platform: Web

About 

Quanta is the first blockchain lottery platform to be granted an OGRA gambling license. Quanta sits at the intersection of gaming and fintech, using blockchain to provide highly transparent digital services & competitive lottery platform solutions. 

Objectives

Artkai was challenged to design a UX/UI that would allow users to enjoy a transparent, fully-autonomous, and manipulation-proof gaming experience. We needed to reflect lottery themes in the design, making it memorable, fun, and trust-evoking.

Target audience

  • Crypto traders
  • Traditional gamblers

Outcomes

We developed a memorable and entertaining UX/UI design that is engaging, accessible and communicates the product’s transparency, creating a fun gaming experience for users.

MatchNet  - A TRON-based app for skilled P2P challenges

Platform: Web

About 

MatchNet is a mobile-based platform that allows users to engage in P2P challenges and earn daily revenues by mining and gathering MATCH tokens.

Objectives

The client asked Artkai to design and develop a platform where players can 1) create skill-based challenges and win Loyalty Points they can exchange for sponsor products and merchandise, and 2) fight in big tournaments for sponsored prizes.

Target audience

  • Gamers

Outcomes

We came up with a UX/UI concept, visual and motion design, and developed the web application. The app is perfect for big challenges and tournaments where up to 2000 players can fight for large prizes funded by partners and win daily revenues. 

Loyalty App - Cross-platform blockchain mobile app to connect professional sports and fans

Cross-platform blockchain mobile app design

Platform: iOS, Android

About 

Loyalty app is a cross-platform app for professional sports clubs and leagues. The app has united the best of both worlds in blockchain and sports - mass adoption and monetization of sports fans. 

Objectives

Our task was to create a mobile blockchain platform with visual and motion design from scratch to engage professional sports fans in monetizing their passion. 

Target audience

  • Gamers
  • Sports fans

Outcomes

We designed and developed an exciting app with the fan currency called Loyalty Points, used for in-app transactions. Fans can track their team’s statistics and performance, watch live broadcasts, create challenges, and win Loyalty Points -  a cryptocurrency in disguise that is used for in-app transactions, playing in challenges and tournaments.

Brand identity

Matrix Port - next-generation fintech unicorn 

Geography: China

Platform: Web/Mobile

About 

Founded in February 2019, Matrixport is a next-generation fintech unicorn headquartered in Singapore. The company has an open and progressive vision and strives to participate in the emergence of a new and better generation of the banking system. 

Objectives

The client’s main objective was to create a new brand identity that would reflect the company’s progressive vision, innovative decisions, and fast growth in the fintech arena.

Challenges

Create a Brand Identity for a unicorn crypto trading platform.

Target audience

  • Crypto traders and enthusiasts

Outcomes

We’ve delivered an awesome Brand Identity with a fresh and modern visual that evokes trust. Bright and “pure” colors, plus a font that supports more than 1,000 languages, including the main Chinese dialects, to highlight the brand's global presence. The logotype symbolizes a modern but reliable place for investments and growth. The down arrow is the key element of the visual language that enables composing all kinds of messages. 

Aergo  - South Korean blockchain company

Blockchain platform branding

Geography: South Korea

Platform:  Web

About 

AERGO is a 4th generation enterprise-ready blockchain protocol combined with an IT platform for businesses. AERGO provides infinite possibilities for blockchain in various niches: Identity Authentication, Payment Settlement, Secure E-Voting, Document Management, and the Internet of Things. AERGO raised $30 million in funding, with Samsung Capital & Sequoia Capital among the backers.

Objectives

The key objective for the client was to reflect the platform’s technological capabilities, scale, and innovativeness in a stylish brand design, and to further use the branding across all of the company’s visual assets.

Outcomes

Artkai has created a new brand identity design and overall visual design for the website and marketing materials. We centered the attention around a modified lower case letter “g” that brings to mind the infinity symbol “∞,” reflecting the infinite possibilities and endless potential for the platform's users and technological advantages. We created the unique rounded letter shape to evoke a feeling of constant movement.

We applied this style across all the client’s visual assets, coming up with Logo design, Logo guidelines, WEB design, and marketing materials.

To see more about the beautiful brand identity style we came up with, check out the full Aergo case study.

Blocko - a blockchain enterprise platform

Geography: South Korea

Platform: Web

About 

Blocko is a technology company that researches and develops Blockchain services to implement technologies in several different industries. Blocko has achieved significant business success in South Korea and has raised over $22 million in investor funding.

Objectives

Artkai design agency was challenged to create a logo and visual identity for Blocko to help Blocko communicate that they are a modern digital company in the B2B sector that is on the frontier of disruptive technology.

Outcomes

We came up with an idea to visualize collaboration and complementary action by uniting a puzzle piece with a block to form a cube logo. The cube logo symbolizes the freedom to stand out and emphasizes the company’s agility and innovativeness.

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