In honor of Chrome’s 10th birthday in September 2018, we launched a complete redesign of our UI which involved an overhaul of our design process. And while Chrome has always been open source, I wanted to share more of our design stories in the hopes that others can learn from it.
I often get questions like “Why does Chrome need a designer?” My colleague, Sebastien, described it beautifully in his Medium post when he said,
“The hardest feedback I received was, ‘That’s it?’”
Buried deep within that question was an assumption that browsers were supposed to look like this:
As far as I know, there’s no way to share native Sketch 3 color palettes yet, so here’s is a quick workaround using the native Mac OS color picker in Sketch 3 (which is searchable and arguably easier to use).