26 comments

  • Jim SilvermanJim Silverman, 3 years ago

    wow. it's 9000% faster, i don't care what it looks like.

    21 points
    • Ryan Hicks, 3 years ago

      No kidding. Blazing fast, but the design and experience leaves more to be desired.

      3 points
  • Account deleted 3 years ago

    Pros:

    • More consistent
    • Clearer photography
    • Way faster
    • Down to only 34 trackers, according to Ghostery

    Cons:

    • Ambiguous hierarchy on homepage
    • Not enough whitespace to differentiate stories
    • Doesn’t scale to make use of large screens
    • Uppercase titles are difficult to read
    • 34 trackers, according to Ghostery
    14 points
  • Elliot EllisElliot Ellis, 3 years ago

    I don't know where to look

    10 points
    • Alex ChanAlex Chan, 3 years ago

      I agree, it's quite hard to focus and pick out titles and related "cover photos". I really like Polygon's (The Verge's gaming-centric sister site) layout.

      2 points
  • Ben SilvaBen Silva, 3 years ago

    The all-caps titles are really hard to read.

    7 points
  • Wesley HainesWesley Haines, 3 years ago

    so... basically taking visual cues from Stranger Things, eh?

    5 points
  • Jonathon HalliwellJonathon Halliwell, 3 years ago

    More of a refresh, was expecting bigger things with the month long hype train they were pushing.

    Lot faster now, which is great

    4 points
    • Liam FLiam F, 3 years ago

      Yeah, haha, not as big of a rebrand as they were making it out to be. We've seen companies do a complete rebrand without saying much of anything which is funny. :P

      3 points
  • Teemu PaananenTeemu Paananen, 3 years ago

    Been a Verge reader since "This Is Your Next"... But this is really bothering me. Why can't they seem to nail body text styling? On the previous design it was way too thin, who's bright idea was it to use Light weight at 17px before?

    Now it seems too bold and bulky. They're using Helvetica at 18px but it seems as big as Mediums body text of 21px. It's annoying to read, how can they overlook such an fundamentally important part?

    Overall it's an uplift, but couldn't say I'm 100% onboard.

    3 points
  • Bilal MohammedBilal Mohammed, 3 years ago

    Umm.. what exactly is the redesign? It feels a bit too loosely defined; with a few visual changes here and there.

    2 points
  • Max LindMax Lind, 3 years ago (edited 3 years ago )

    Related —

    2 points
  • Owen McFadzenOwen McFadzen, 3 years ago

    Feels like every other tech site now.. boring.

    2 points
  • Robin RaszkaRobin Raszka, 3 years ago

    Rad.ical

    2 points
  • Per VPer V, 3 years ago

    I rarely visit theverge.com, so I don't know if it's been like this for a long time or if it came with the new design: what happened to the navigation on article pages?

    Let's take these two[1][2] articles as an example. There's no navigation on those pages. Am I missing something?

    [1] - http://www.theverge.com/2016/10/31/13440952/extreme-weather-forecasting-new-york-mesonet-warning-system [2] - http://www.theverge.com/2016/10/31/13478080/microsoft-surface-studio-design-engineering-interview

    1 point
  • Account deleted 3 years ago

    It's quite cool but the typography is a bit all over the place and once you get past the main hero article section it is a bit of a mess.

    1 point
  • Evan MacAlpineEvan MacAlpine, 3 years ago (edited 3 years ago )

    Don't mind the redesign, but I'm going to miss those serifs on the wordmark. It was quite a unique look for a tech site, but now its kind of blending into the ambiguity of all the geometric sans serif logos that have recently emerged.

    1 point
    • Duke CavinskiDuke Cavinski, 3 years ago

      I thought the same thing, but maybe because those art nouveau typefaces are kind of trendy at the moment, I'd expect that led them to go a little more grotesque.

      0 points
  • Dakoda Reid, 3 years ago

    Finding the homepage is a bit lost and lacking in hierarchy, but the article pages are really lovely.

    1 point
  • M. E., 3 years ago

    Inspired by star wars? :)

    1 point
  • Jrtorrents Dorman , 3 years ago

    Its faster and more funy design. Only think that I'm missing is the orange.

    0 points
  • Tobin HarrisTobin Harris, 3 years ago

    Suspect it's mobile first The news tiles/rows work well on mobile Don't get the black/white switch Menu text too small on iOS

    0 points
  • Jansen Tolle, 3 years ago

    This is so fast! Aside from the design, can we get some details on the tech?

    0 points
  • José DelgadoJosé Delgado, 3 years ago

    The new homepage bothers me somehow, now it really looks like all other tech sites. I'm assuming some of their decisions had to do with heat maps and other user data, but that long ass list after the hero unit really does not make it for me. The body text is a bit heavy, but the article page doesn't bother me as much as de homepage.

    0 points
  • Thomas Michael SemmlerThomas Michael Semmler, 3 years ago

    that flash of unstyled content :D

    0 points
  • Jon MyersJon Myers, 3 years ago

    I want my MTV.

    0 points