Articles Tagged design

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GNOME Designers Explore a ‘Bottom Bar’ Layout for GNOME Shell

For 10 years GNOME shell has been based around a single panel stripped across the top of the screen — but this fundamental feature could be about to change.

8 April 2021
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Have You Noticed These Design Tweaks in Ubuntu 21.04?

As well as new features, Ubuntu 21.04 comes with several refinements to the Yaru GTK and GNOME Shell theme. In this post we share the most striking changes.

7 April 2021
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Two Years in the Making, Fedora Finally Reveals its New Logo

Fedora's new logo is ready for roll out. The new design mark and logotype were showcased in a recent community council meeting, which you can watch here.

15 March 2021

GNOME’s Bold New Look is Beginning to Take Shape

Major GNOME Shell design changes are coming, but not everyone is please. GNOME devs share an update on their progress and urge users to 'wait' to try it.

7 January 2021
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These Mockups Show How GNOME Would Look on a Tablet

What would a GNOME tablet user experience look like? These mockups from GNOME designer Tobias Bernard give us a pretty good idea.

7 April 2020
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Do Ubuntu’s Custom Changes Make a Standalone GNOME OS More Likely?

Is an independent GNOME OS an inevitability? A recent blog post put out by GNOME designer Tobias Bernard certainly certainly makes a compelling case for one.

29 March 2020
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Is it Just Me or is Ubuntu’s New Installer Icon a Bit …Odd?

Once you know that the icon above, right is for Ubiquity, the Ubuntu installer, it kinda works okay as a motif. I say ‘kinda’ because if I take my eyes off the icon for a […]

23 March 2020

First Look: This is Firefox’s Colourful New Logo (Yes, Another New Logo)

If it feels like only yesterday that Firefox got a new logo it’s because, comparatively speaking, it pretty much was — it was only last year. But before any of us have had time to […]

11 June 2019
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First Look: Steam is Getting a Major Redesign and This is What it Looks Like

A major redesign of Steam's desktop client is on the way. Newly leaked screenshots give us a closer look at revamp, and reveals new features.

10 June 2019
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These Mockups Show How the GNOME Shell Notification Experience Could Be Improved

These mockups from the GNOME design team showcase an vastly improved notification area and calendar for the GNOME Shell desktop.

15 May 2019
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Fedora Logo Redesign Update (Spoiler: It’s Looking Great)

Last month we mentioned that the folks involved with Fedora were scoping out feedback on a potential redesign of the Fedora logo and typeface. A number of possible designs were put forward, and based on […]

8 February 2019
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And Then They Were Gone: GNOME Reverts Back to Brown for Folder Icons

Development is a perpetual, constantly changing and iterative landscape upon which changes can evaporate as fast as they made form. Case in point this week? A shocking design u-turn — said in jest, lest you […]

10 January 2019