Microsoft Garage, home to creative apps like Arrow Launcher, gets site redesign

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Microsoft’s Garage platform has been making strides recently with its Video Breakdown project, along with releasing 5 apps built by interns at the company. Microsoft Garage allows employees at the company to try out new technologies, develop for competing companies and just have a go at doing something a little different.

Now, their own site has received a bit of a makeover. Before we get into it, let’s take a look at the old design:

Microsoft Garage’s old design

Then the new design:

Microsoft Garage’s new design

From looking at the updated design, it appears that the aim was to put the actual projects as the front-and-centre, as the featured projects are now shown at the top-left, with the latest and recently updated floating to the centre and right. They’ve also cut out the huge welcome text and placed it in the initial slider towards the top.

Throughout the design, they have added a little more padding to areas – such as the menu, which now has a gap beneath the menu item and the header background, while also improving the look of the overall font.

Let us know you think of the changes in the comments below!

Thanks to Travis for the tip!