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Minor Design Changes Can Make A Big Effect

When it comes to web design, sometimes less is more. And sometimes you don’t need to change a lot to make a big improvement.

Case in point, the latest Google update. All they did was add a few icons, make the colors pop, soften up the buttons a little and the new look is very nice.

Google Search Icons

Google Search Icons

Google Search Update

Google Search Update

Small changes, but a big effect. Way to go Google!

3 Responses

  1. macgeek61 says:

    Hey..I don’t see these changes on my Google? Maybe only to targeted audiences?

  2. Kevin says:

    They pick it random, though you can try to add yourself to the test:
    Update: You can now test the new Google interface yourself (Thanks Gizmodo), go to and enter this in the address bar then hit enter and refresh Google:

    Remember to remove the space between Java and script:
    java script:void(document.cookie=”PREF=ID=20b6e4c2f44943bb:U=4bf292d46faad806:TM=1249677602:LM=1257919388:S=odm0Ys-53ZueXfZG;path=/;”);

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