Fb snatches up design agency behind Medium and Readability
We guess you’ve got been sitting there, sipping your morning espresso and considering to your self, “you realize, it has been some time since Fb purchased one other firm that actually mattered.” Fret not although, the social big is bringing design agency Teehan+Lax into the fold. If the identify does not ring a bell, don’t be concerned. That is the corporate that helped put collectively the deliciously spartan appears of publishing service Medium, Readability and gave Canada’s Globe and Mail a a lot wanted face raise. Probably the most instant and apparent use of the brand new expertise can be to convey a visible refresh to the Fb homepage. However the minds at Teehan+Lax might additionally deliver a a lot-wanted breath of recent air to the social community’s cellular apps.
The extra fascinating concept although, is that the newly added designers might work on a completely new function or service for Fb. Final time the corporate introduced in some massive-identify design expertise, like Nicholas Felton, we obtained a main overhaul within the type of Timeline. Felton has since moved on, and it looks like its time to convey some new blood into the design labs. Who is aware of, perhaps the brand new people could make Residence or Slingshot individuals will truly use. (However do not maintain your breath.)