In the four months since I joined the Twitter team as TweetDeck’s new lead designer, we’ve released dozens of incremental improvements. But our biggest project has been simmering until it seemed just right, and now, TweetDeck 2.0 is available at tweetdeck.com, the Chrome Web Store and in the Mac App store. This new version brings TweetDeck’s visual design up to date, improving legibility, introducing better customisation options, and helping your content to shine through. Allow me to highlight some of the design improvements we’ve made, and give some insight into what drove these decisions.TweetDeck is a tool designed for people who need to use Twitter, constantly, for long periods of time, so it’s important that the app feels comfortable. We’ve introduced new customisation options, including a new light theme and adjustable font sizes, to help the app mould itself around your needs. However, this flexibility should not come at the expense of consistency and ease of use. We’ve tested each of the dozen new permutations to ensure content is still clear.
Posted by Cennydd Bowles (@Cennydd)
Designer, TweetDeck team