Stefan Szakal, Co-founder, X3 - Working with Microsoft's design language

481 views

Published on

A designer's perspective

In the new world order where the fruits & flavoured bots battle for supremacy, the biggest surprise came from the most unexpected place: Microsoft. Is Metro a real innovation in UX design or just an attempt to catch some headlines? During this talk I will try to answer this question, amongst other things, while showcasing the principles and patterns behind Metro.
More details on: http://2013.howtoweb.co/

Published in: Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Stefan Szakal, Co-founder, X3 - Working with Microsoft's design language

  1. 1. Working with the Microsoft Design Language Stefan Szakal – CEO, X3 November 20-21, How To Web 2013
  2. 2. Design studio from Timisoara, since 2001
  3. 3. Interactive, Branding, Print, Motion, UX/UI
  4. 4. www.wearex3.com
  5. 5. Microsoft Design Language?
  6. 6. Microsoft applies one single, consistent design language across each screen it touches.
  7. 7. The Principles
  8. 8. Pride in craftsmanship Authentically digital Be fast and fluid Do more with less Win as one
  9. 9. Authentically digital Dynamic and alive with communication Beautiful use of typography + Bold, vibrant colors Motion used meaningfully
  10. 10. Influenced by the Bauhaus Modern Design Movement
  11. 11. Radical reductionism to the core function, an elimination of superfluous additions, and beauty esteemed through simplicity.
  12. 12. Do more with less Be great at something + Focused and direct Content before chrome
  13. 13. Pride in craftsmanship Authentically digital Be fast and fluid Do more with less Win as one
  14. 14. Conclusions?
  15. 15. Competition is f-ing awesome!
  16. 16. Skate where the puck is going, not where it has been. Wayne Gretzky
  17. 17. Flat Design FTW!
  18. 18. Content before chrome.
  19. 19. http://modern.IE Building for the modern web just got easier 3 months free testing with Browserstack
  20. 20. Thank you! @stefanszakal hello@stefanszakal.com

×