People don't know how to cook! Not knowing how to cook is one of the main reasons people don't eat healthy. Monj is a skilling application. The challenge was to design a guided experience that is flexible to engage with. The more people cook the more skills they learn.
Projects need exploration. The image is a collection of the ideas tossed around before we settled on the ideal experience.
Should we let people sample the application before they sign up? Absolutely. The application flow above provides a way of moving a user from public experience to authenticated experience. Even if people don't sign up, you have a marketing win anytime people try your application.
One of the challenges with the experience was finding a model that can balance guided, step-by-step skilling experience with a flexible experience. The recipe card tray was the solution. We automatically recommend the next dish, we track what you accomplished and we automatically move the tray along. When people finish a collection, we recommend the next collection. We also understood that tastes differ and at any moment, people might want to cook something different. The tray slides on touch and people can select a different meal or switch collections. On launch, people always have something to cook.