Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 22nd Apr 2012 17:48 UTC
Google "Reports are coming in from around the Internet that the Gmail redesign, which we were previously able to stave off with 'revert to the old look temporarily', is now forcing itself upon us. I too have succumbed to the new design, and have been forced to find ways to cope. Here's what I did to make it semi-bearable." The Gmail redesign has been the biggest whine-a-thon in the history of the web ('cope'? Bearable'?). For what it's worth, the Gmail redesign has been a godsend for me - the new Gmail is beautiful, understated, and elegant. I love it. I guess the old adage still goes: the satisfied people don't take to the web.
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Just skin it!
by bitwelder on Mon 23rd Apr 2012 07:28 UTC
bitwelder
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2010-04-27

The redesigned gmail looks so ugly to me that I did seriously considered to drop entirely the web access and access mail only via POP/IMAP local clients.
The best solution I found to cope with the change from web was to use some skinning solution, via Stylish plugin for FF and a userstyles.org skin named "The return of old gmail": http://userstyles.org/styles/57755/the-return-of-old-gmail

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