Microsoft has officially announced its new visual design language, formerly known by its codename 'Project NEON'. Microsoft's Kevin Gallo described the Fluent Design System as "an evolution of Metro".
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A new Microsoft concept image has revealed a little more on its Project NEON plans to improve the look and feel of Windows 10. The design refresh will be part of the Redstone 3 update later this year.
After details were revealed about Microsoft's plans to refresh its user interface, new screenshots have now emerged from 'Project Neon', revealing internal concepts for the Windows 10 design update.
Microsoft appears to be testing a new navigation bar on its Bing website featuring circular user avatars and a wireframe settings icon, similar to Windows 10.
Google has announced its new unified design language, with flatter visual elements, bolder use of colour and a greater focus on typography, and an interface that changes in response to touch.
Despite just learning earlier today that Microsoft would stop referring to its relatively new design language as "Metro," it appears a rebranding will come later this week, according to a leaked memo.
Information from sources inside Microsoft seems to indicate that the company is attempting to reduce the usage of the word 'Metro', which has become synonymous with their modern design.