Posts in Design

August 4, 2016

Project Emoji: The complete redesign

By Danielle McClune

The world loves What a strange phenomenon, right? They’re a whole new Descriptive metaphors packed into magical little This week, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update delivered a breadth of optimized features to Windows customers Among them is a new emoji… Read more

April 8, 2013

Meet the design guru behind Windows Phone 8

By Michael Stroh

"The way we approach design has really shifted in the last few years," says Windows Phone’s 46-year-old designer-in-chief Albert It’s always interesting to find out more about the people who create the products we rely on every If you’re curious… Read more

February 21, 2013

In a season of awards, Windows Phones nab some of their own

By Michael Stroh

The Oscars air this Sunday, capping a long month of red carpets and award-season But Adele and the cast of Argo aren’t the only ones celebrating Windows Phones have also nabbed some accolades that we’re quite jazzed If your attention… Read more

November 2, 2012

The story behind the Windows Phone 8 Start screen

By Josh Phillips

I remember the exact moment I fell in love with Windows Phone and its Start I’d just started on the engineering team here and been handed my first Windows Phone 7 It wasn’t long before I discovered that when I… Read more

November 2, 2012

Q&A: The new Windows Phone 8 lock screen

By Michael Stroh

The new Windows Phone 8 Start screen, with its new resizable Live Tiles, colors, and other improvements, has been getting lots of well-deserved attention since it’s But Start’s sidekick—the lock screen—also received several juicy upgrades in the new The lock… Read more

September 19, 2012

Microsoft Hardware announces Sculpt Comfort Keyboard

By Brandon LeBlanc

Earlier this summer, Microsoft Hardware unveiled new mice and keyboards specifically designed to take advantage of Windows Today, they are announcing another addition to that line-up: the Sculpt Comfort I’m currently using the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard at home with my… Read more

May 21, 2012

New official wallpapers for your Windows Phone

By Michael Stroh

Our fans have created some fantastic Windows Phone wallpapers over the Today we’re unveiling a new nature series from Windows Phone fan and London-based graphic designer Levi What’s unique about these is that they’re the first to carry our design… Read more