Dear Microsoft, please hire this guy!

That’s assuming “Sputnik8″ is a guy. A couple of days ago, he (or she) posted a series of Windows UI concept designs on The Verge. They’re chock-full of elegant new interface ideas, yet they clearly build on existing Microsoft design conventions, most notably “Metro“. Despite (possibly unintentionally) using Ubuntu’s default color scheme, they show a possible direction for Windows. And I love it.



I think it looks amazing. Windows 7, despite its design “fresh-up” in my opinion looks outdated and lacks a certain elegance. It works, the new taskbar is just enough of an improvement, the overall stability is now pretty good, but there’s nothing to really love. A redesign like this could finally make Windows a truly desirable platform. Not just the reliable way to launch programs (that runs well on cheap hardware), but something users would enjoy working with. So please Redmond, do this. Do this now.

Roy | February 27, 2012 | English,Software | Comments (12)
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12 Comments

  1. This is way too good for Microsoft, still I would love this. I myself run on XP, but my cousin upgraded to 7. In fact I was disappointed when I saw the newest version. So dumb…

    Comment by Aschatria — April 10, 2012 @ 12:23 pm

  2. very simple , very good

    Comment by ADRIANO — April 17, 2012 @ 4:33 pm

  3. Agreed – Windows definitely needs to upgrade their look.

    Comment by Richard — May 14, 2012 @ 2:25 pm

  4. how can i download this theme? please….

    Comment by umed — June 3, 2012 @ 5:39 pm

    • It’s not available for download. These are concept images, not screenshots.

      Comment by Roy — July 4, 2012 @ 8:08 pm

  5. They surely need an update that makes user love them like crazy. This looks good, infact awesome!
    Thanks for the share!

    Comment by SocialCrunching — June 8, 2012 @ 1:15 pm

  6. wow..
    awesome theme..
    where is the link?

    Comment by Ikhwan Maftuh — June 16, 2012 @ 7:37 am

  7. Have to agree guys, awesome designs. Any chance of grab a copy for myself ;)

    Comment by Easy Ways To — June 17, 2012 @ 12:27 pm

  8. I agree with you, design look so cool clear and clean look so frees and Light.
    awesome work, love it

    Comment by tetestinta — June 24, 2012 @ 5:43 pm

  9. Looks good,I love it. Same question : where is the link?

    Comment by shane — July 3, 2012 @ 2:51 am

  10. Really Awesome…. Great Task

    Comment by Jishnu Sygal — July 3, 2012 @ 9:38 am

  11. alexdombroff@alexanderdombroff.com

    Comment by Alva Turli — January 11, 2013 @ 8:46 pm