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Re: [Design]: Color changes in OTA 10



This is Rae from the design team. I understand the new palette may take
some getting used to. But what we've tried to do is create a colour palette
that works in a smarter way and is more robust. If you haven't seen it
already, here is a breakdown of how the new palette works:

As for your concerns about components being blue rather than orange, the
reason why we have removed a lot of orange from the UI is that we now want
it to be a focus state and blue is meant to be the selected/active state.
Before we had orange doing both these functions and each colour should have
it's own meaning. And we feel the blue works better for the selected/active
state as it feels more intuitive as a colour representing activity, while
orange could sometimes be confusing as what it's supposed to represent. So
basically, we've tried to make all our colours semantic.  While orange is
still our brand colour, we want to use it in a more concise way, while
other colours take on more meaning in the UI, and hopefully, this will make
it a lot more intuitive for the user.

On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 10:22 AM, war <war@xxxxxx> wrote:

> today I received OTA 10.
> I have just one complaint (well, suggestion):
> The color of the progress bar and of certain elements (namely the
> selection of telephone SIMs for outgoing calls).
> I know this seems ridiculous to complain about. But for me, color is a
> significant indicator and as I have gotten used to the orange the blue
> is harder to read/recognize and it is a break in visual information
> transfer.
> Maybe you want to reconsider changing the color scheme.
> Other than that, I am pretty impressed (My Android phone broke on
> Upgrade to V6).
> Is there an official way to give feedback (there used to be a feeback
> app which I cannot find anymore)?
> Wolf Rogner
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