Instagram are causing quite a stir

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today instagram have got the internet in all sorts of chaos, they unleashed a new logo and app design on the world and the internet is firmly split into love it or hate it categories.

i got to admit, its going to take a bit of getting used to but i think it’s definitely the right move, the app icon for instagram was the only one in my photography folder that was starting to look seriously dated and now it’s standing out for the right reasons.iconsthey have also released matching logos for the rest of their apps, Layout, Boomerang and Hyperlapse, although the others are opposite colourways which is a really nice touch.tumblr_inline_o70n25Uma41qm4rc3_540once you actually open the app, it’s a stark contrast to the icon and they have gone super minimal with black and white and a simple icon bar, with the only colour being for notifications.

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i’m a fan, i mean like i said, it’ll take a bit of getting used to but lets embrace it, i mean its not like google changed their links to black or anything…. you can see the blog article about the change here

let me know what you think

 

 

Dave Kiely

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