YouTube have this week revealed an insight into a possible redesign of their website. I occasionally get these early redesign surprises because I opted in to trial Google products and updates somewhere along the line of signing up for my Google account – yes, that’s how much I love them.
The latest redesign is clean, more bright and slightly more minimalistic. Everything seems a little more compact. I was just beginning to get used to the last version of the homepage though, to be honest (which there was nothing wrong with). I suppose if I were to put myself in their position, having such a large website, I don’t think you could ever settle for a final design.
It might be just a temporary “feature” but currently the page is aligned to the left, leaving a large empty space on the right of the page, even larger if you have a 23” monitor like myself. I almost feel like there’s a gravitational imbalance when I look at the page. When your balance starts being affected by what you see on your monitor, you either spend too much time on the (more…)