[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia redefined -- typography and UX and such
monomium at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 00:03:49 UTC 2012
I personally think the Foundation should spend money and time on developing
a new interface like this.
On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Nathan <nawrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> Never having been to design school like Amir, I can't comment on what grade
> it might get. But I do like it a lot; I think it's a serious improvement
> over what we use now, and incorporates design principles that we should
> adopt even if we don't take the design itself. The visual elements, the
> better branding and identification of sister projects, and the modern feel
> / look are all elements that can be adapted.
> I'd love to see more of these complete redesign proposals with a
> professional feel. The current "2012 main page redesign" proposals are
> almost uniformly amateurish, and many make only the most minimal
> adjustments. More importantly, they are aimed only at the main page - what
> needs to be updated is really the entire thing. 10 years on and the editing
> interface is still shit, and the design is still aimed at satisfying lowest
> common denominator concerns. Time for a new approach, if only Wikimedia had
> a Steve Jobs on staff.
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