Wait, updated design? It looks awesome/ugly/dark/lonely/new/yay. Somewhere in there is probably what’s going through your head right how. I’m hoping you think it’s better (I do, but what do I know). Honestly, what really did it for me was looking at the old design side-by-side with the updated look. Unfortunately you don’t get that luxury, so you’ll have to take my word for it. Trust me, it’s better. Just give it a minute to settle in.
So you wanna know what the deal is, right?
Well, we have some big plans for some new features in the nearer term. I can’t really say much about what those new features are, but we needed more room and a darker color scheme to enhance the… aesthetic. This update is more of a stepping stone than anything, a means to an end if you swing like that. We plan to push another change soon that will really pull everything together. But in order to get there we needed to move some things around and make some more room in general. We’ve learned quite a bit from the first design, what worked and what didn’t, and we plan to learn a lot more by experimenting with a few changes here and there.
Everyone is welcome to rip the whole process to shreds in the comments below or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org if you have some flattering or uncouth words to spit at the design team.
In any case, this update went extremely well and I have to give mad props to @yan for working his tail off making sure things were ready to go.