Notifications aren’t just alerts. In many ways they are apps, delivering information, context, and an ability to act—all in one tidy, responsive package. For Shopify, this was the high-order bit for an infra project aimed at first and third-party developers where we conducted primary and secondary research, prototyping, and specifications for a platform-within-a-platform.

Below, wireframes for headless notifications, followed by UI within the Shopify app.

Notification 1

Notification 2

Notification 3

Notification 4

Notification 5

Notification 6

Notification 7


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