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Nick Bilton / New York Times:
The Flattening of Design   —  It might sound audacious to think that Microsoft, the arbiter of uncool, was at the forefront of design a few years ago.  But it was.  —  It turns out the company's decision to focus on “flat design,” a type of visual scheme where everything has a smooth and even look …
Apr 29, 2013, 9:30 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Another Win For Flat Design As Facebook Gives Its F Logo & Other Icons A Flatter, Cleaner Look   —  Facebook has given its main “f” logo icon a makeover, flattening the design by removing the pale blue bar along the bottom, which gave the icon a reflective sheen/slight 3D effect …
Apr 20, 2013, 8:40 AMIn context
Jordan Golson / MacRumors:
Jony Ive Pushing for ‘Flat Design’ in iOS 7 Amid Greater Hardware-Software Design Collaboration   —  Last October, Tim Cook tasked Jony Ive with leadership of the company's Human Interface teams in addition to his role as head of Industrial Design.  —  This suggested that the company's hardware …
Mar 21, 2013, 5:00 PMIn context
Jeff Atwood / Coding Horror:
Web Discussions: Flat by Design   —  It's been six years since I wrote Discussions: Flat or Threaded? and, despite a bunch of evolution on the web since then, my opinion on this has not fundamentally changed.  —  If anything, my opinion has strengthened based on the observed data …
Dec 14, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context

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