Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th Jan 2013 17:43 UTC
Google Fantastic article by The Verge: "Something strange and remarkable started happening at Google immediately after Larry Page took full control as CEO in 2011: it started designing good-looking apps. [...] We went to Google looking for the person responsible for the new design direction, but the strange answer we got is that such a person doesn't exist. Instead, thanks to a vision laid out by a small team of Google designers, each product team is finding its way to a consistent and forward-looking design language thanks to a surprising process. They're talking to each other." I think Google's recent complete design transformation is one of the most remarkable shifts this industry has seen post-iPhone. I think the importance and possible ramifications of this shift are best captured by Tom Dale: Google is getting better at design faster than Apple is getting better at web services.
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Bill Shooter of Bul
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I have to agree on most of the g+ changes. I don't mind the picture size or the mute rearrangement, but oh god who the hell thought those four buttons that appear with a downwards swipe were a good idea?

Photo, check in, mood, or write. Mood? Seriously Mood? My mood is Fking pissed off that these four useless colorful eyesores popup every f'n time I scroll. That's what my f'n mood is man.

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