This week I saw an article about a new Facebook Concept and how people, mainly those related to the web field, would love to see a new look and feel for the Social Network. Then I decided to feature some other Facebook redesign concepts I have seen out there. Check that out and share with us your thoughts! ROF TENTIK Facebook’s design has been widely discussed among designers and users, and I’ve seen plenty of criticism: “Why is the design of Facebook’s desktop site so bad?”, “Facebook has a deeper problem than just Vine/Twitter”, “Do anyone else find Facebook to have an ugly design?”. Having reviewed some of the critiques, I decided to try giving it a facelift. What started as a fun side project eventually lead to the Facebook Flat Chrome extension. PONTUS WELLGRAF More and more websites are taking advantage of the increasing popularity and development of higher resolution and full screen layouts to show it's content with full effect. I believe that it's about time for Facebook to step up the game by going full screen and replacing all the empty spaces with intuitively and signficant content. FRED NERBY The concept reached 20 Milion online views within the first week of launch with an estimated global press coverag of 50 Milion readers world wide. JAMES BERGEN PLUMMER I'm loving Google's material design guidelines and thought I'd try out a refresh of everyone's favorite social network..
Thank you to everyone who participated on this content, it was great to get everyone involved to practice some design skills and have some fun doing this cover. We are very happy with the outcome and will provably do this again soon. It was though to pick a winner out of so many cool designs, but our team voted and we have selected our favorite submissions and the winner of the content Our Favorites Michal Šiška Lukas Krämer Andrés Gallego Morales Enrique López-Yáñez Sáenz Balázs Kaczper Sergej Alibali Brian Fisher The Winner Nicholas Mouhot We are very happy with the outcome and will provably do this again soon, and if you one of our favorites, you may see your work up on facebook soon or later ;)
Our Facebook Cover Contest is officially closed, thanks to everyone who participated! Here are all the entries for the contest, we will analyze all the entries and pick the best one to announce the winners next week, check them out. If you submitted an entry and your work is not here is because your image did not have the right size proportions that were set on the contest details (851 pixels wide and 315 pixels tall). Next time take 2min to read the details. Let us know which ones you like the best. Michal Šiška Camila Andrade Jijo Joseph Villanassery Gyan Lakhwani Stefan Dl André Petry Viktor Šulák Rodney King Snr Charles Gaud Jess Mägdefrau Berkmans K. Johnson Caê Penna Matthew Roche Mattia Bericchia Callum Forster Simone Saveri Sid Johnson Cameron Hutchinson Hatim Katawala Garry Hannah Alberto Arlandi Joe Dawson Jr. Sergej Alibali Anya Voloshin Łukasz Sadowski Nicholas Mouhot Deivid Sáenz Jaz Gulati Randy DaSilva Enrique López-Yáñez Sáenz Kwong Sham Kevin Boonekamp Andrés Gallego Morales Samuel Parra Lukas Krämer Alberto Gómez Andrea Vaduva Amy Smulders Lucas Rasera Miranda Roberto Puente Brian Fisher Shane Bain Yassine Kadri Hussein Abdullah Vince Arnaud Hamed Darvishian Kostis Ace Rich Lemonie Arun Raj Bruna Silva Thomas Olofsson Marco Verges Jad Abou Zeki Kellye Hazlitt Balázs Kaczper Nadem Nisar Paulo Hoeven David Amgad Diogo Sampaio Annan Cci Greenheart Bhushan Joshi Eleni Mistrioti Billy Harris Julie Heffernan Jed Cooper Renaldo Pringle HM Miguel Ángel
Would you like to design our next Facebook Cover? Here is your change to design our Facebook Cover and have your work seen by thousands daily. Are you in? It's been a while since we do any contests and we know you guys love to design and create awesome stuff so why not let you design our facebook cover photo. Be creative, you can do anything you like, no need to use our logo just be creative. Abduzeedo Facebook Page CONTEST DETAILS Cover photos are 851 pixels wide and 315 pixels tall. Only one submission by each person Submissions must be sent as a Message to our Abduzeedo Facebook Page The contest will close down by the end of Monday Sep 16th so no submissions on Tuesday. By next Tuesday Sept 17th we will post here all submissions so we can all check the works of everyone and the winner will be announced by the end of that week. Any questions please ask here on the comment area.
Fred Nerby a designer from Melbourn, Australia crated a conceptional and systematic design approach encouraging user behaviour and a greater control of data within a responsive grid. Take a look and let us know what you think. For more from Fred Nerby visit http://nerby.com/ & behance.net/nerby. The Concept A conceptional and systematic design approach encouraging user behaviour and a greater control of data within a responsive grid. The overall concept was created with a systematic design approach encouraging behaviour and a greater control of user data. Facebook is a natural part of peoples lives today and it's well known that a part of the platform's psychological success is caused by targeted and personalised information. This concept draws upon that theory by giving more control back to the user of what they want and don't want to see, creating a greater and more personal environment when interacting with the UI. I approached the platform from a user perspective and focused on targeted & personalised data while maintaining a visually appealing UI. Facebook has done a good job with this for a long time but we're still not seeing the full extent of what's possible within this platform. I believe the future of digital production, design & development in general lies within personalised or targeted information. Every day we're bombarded with advertising and other media who's desperately trying to get our attention with more traditional (narrative) campaign strategies. I believe in focusing on the platform itself and adding value that's personal and actually useful for the end user. What are your thoughts on this concept? Share your opinion about this concept, do you think this would work or be a failure?
The end of the year is getting closer, and I wanted to share another beautiful office to inspire you guys in this new year. I've already shown the Twitter HQ, Google HQ, Parliament Design HQ and so on, and today is time for Facebook, right the Facebook Headquarters. You will get inspired with a lot of pictures and 3 great video tours! The project was designed by studio o+a, they made a interview with almost all the employees to know how they wanted their offices, and how they expected to work and being productive but still having fun at the same time. It's something hard to do, but I can say they reached the target! The place is simply amazing and I'm sure anyone of you would like to work there. Formely a lab facility for Agilent Technologies, a manufacturer of high-tech measurement devices, the restored complex now becomes a lab of different sort for measuring the intangibles of creativity and social interaction. Faceboom wanted its new headquarters to reflec its values: freedom of expression, individuality and creativity. Facebook is based on Palo Alto, CA. The space is a collection of buildings, each one with its own identity and reflects the wishes of its employees! The greatest thing is the fact of encouraging the guys to draw and write on the walls, and move furnitures the way they like. There are also some other things you may want to check out, so make sure to visite officesnapshots.com to get to know everything about the office. Video Tours