A meticulous critique of the new Instagram logo/UI

Bryan Mamaril
May 12, 2016 · 4 min read
Here’s their app icon. Look at the corners.
The difference in corner radii creates an optical illusion.
On Android, we don’t have this problem. Birds are chirping. Trump doesn’t exist.
A visually cohesive suite: Instagram, Layout, Hyperlapse, Boomerang
A minor issue comes up
Looking good.
Hmmm.
Magnifying glass or Dyson fan?
Three different designers?
Here come two more designers.
There’s a reason why, right?
Now let’s look at the website.
Instagram | Instagram

This was in good fun. Hope you enjoyed it.

Bryan Mamaril

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Senior Design Manager at Microsoft for Surface Hub, design educator, retired cartographer, Eggs Benedict maker — ficuscreative.com

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