2010-10-21

Windows Phone 7

I can't believe I'm saying this, but Microsoft did something interesting, and maybe even great, with the design of WP7:



I like this typographical approach, it seems great for small screens. And it's a welcome change from Apple's infantile eye candy.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Can you clarify? Typographical? Do you mean a lack of rounded corners, gradients and transparent overlays?

I am waiting for that crap to look dated. It is so painful.

Manuel J. Simoni said...

Yep. See Web Design is 95% Typography - I think the same holds for GUI design in general, especially on small screens.