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September 25, 2013 in Web Design Bits

September 23, 2013 in Web Design News, WordPress Designer News

Google Logo Revamp More Inline With Flat Design Trends

There may be revamp in the air as a new Google logo is found in the latest Chrome Beta, reports Arts Technica. The logo stands naked having shed it’s bevels and shadows and has even moved to a pastel colour palette which will no doubt better contrast a minimal white background .

Google logo re-design

The new logo looks to be more in-keeping with the current Flat Design trend.

The Flat Design style made popular by Windows Metro, continues to be the way forward for high tech logo marks and interface design and has been finding it’s way into web designs for a while.

Apples recent iOS7 update completely re-hashed the iPhones legendary skew-morphic interface with it’s lifelike; bevels, textures and curves and instead opted for a Flat Design interface similar to the popular Windows Metro style. It seems Google may follow suit.

WordPress 3.6 “Oscar” is released

WordPress 3.6 “Oscar” has been released, and theres a whole host of great features you’ll receive when you update.

As is tradition, theres a lovely blog-centric new WordPress theme for us to play with, the Twenty Thirteen WordPress theme has lovely typography and a nice colourful header, inspired by minimalism and the current in vogue flat design aesthetic.

The autosave and revision system has been vastly improved and is much more intuitive.

I have successfully updated a handful of my WordPress websites and have had no problems as of yet.

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