Show DN: An in-depth look at redesigning Facebook's Visual Identity(officeofbenbarry.com)

over 4 years ago from Ben Barry, Nonlinear

  • Adam T.Adam T., over 4 years ago

    Here's what the left-brainers have to think about such a well though-out and through design process:

    https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=9541381

    Some gems:

    "In real life no one will notice the difference. And the favicon is now flat without a bevel. That would have taken about 10 minutes. Seems like a lot of work for nothing in the wordmark change."

    "Do minuscule changes like these actually have any impact with users?"

    8 points
    • Mike Wilson, over 4 years ago

      Ahhhhh the classic child-like self-centeredness of the Silicon Valley brogrammer. The attitude often rears its ugly head when the brogrammer is confronted with a discipline outside of their own. Here is the translation:

      "I've never thought about this before. Since it's not something I think about, it must be worthless. I'm sure everybody feels exactly the same way."

      3 points