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Yakkety Yak

by Tom Macfarlane on 7 November 2016

The Yakkety Yak 16.10 release animal artwork is now available to download here. 16.10 release animal Origami Yak Initial design exploration Design development...


October’s reading list

by Inayaili de León Persson on 1 November 2016

Here are the best links shared by the design team during the month of October: Don’t Let Email Zombies Eat Up Your Day SuperHi: Learn to code in London, New...


Working to make Juju more accessible

by Joseph Williams on 20 October 2016

In the middle of July the Juju team got together to work towards making Juju more accessible. For now the aim was to reach Level AA compliant, with the...


Download Ubuntu Yakkety Yak 16.10 wallpaper

by Grazina Borosko on 20 October 2016

The Yakkety Yak 16.10 is released and now you can download the new wallpaper by clicking here. It’s the latest part of the set for the Ubuntu 2016 releases...


Ubuntu Core

by Tom Macfarlane on 12 October 2016

Recently the brand team designed new logos for Core and Ubuntu Core. Both of which will replace the existing Snappy logo and bring consistency across all...


A week in Vancouver with the Landscape team

by Inayaili de León Persson on 12 October 2016

Earlier this month Peter and I headed to Vancouver to participate in a week-long Landscape sprint. The main goals of the sprint were to review the work that...


September’s reading list

by Inayaili de León Persson on 3 October 2016

Here are the best links shared by the design team during the month of September: Empty States It’s ok to say what’s ok Sully – 208 Seconds Experience Google...

Phone and tablet

August’s reading list

by Inayaili de León Persson on 1 September 2016

August has been a quiet month, as many of team have taken some time off to enjoy the unusually lovely London summer weather, but we have a few great links to...


What is the best way to display online status? We tested it

by Rae Shambrook on 17 August 2016

Recently I have been working on the visual design for RCS (which stands for rich communications service) group chat. While working on the “Group Info” screen,...


Convergent terminal

by Canonical on 15 August 2016

We have been looking at ways of making the Terminal app more pleasing, in terms of the user experience, as well as the visuals. I would like to share the work...


Competition winner – Timer App

by Canonical on 9 August 2016

Back in June we hosted a competition that asked developers to use the AdaptivePageLayout component from the UI toolkit to create an app that converges across...


Web team hack day

by Anthony Dillon on 8 August 2016

Last week the developers in the web team swapped the office for the lobby of the hotel across the street. The day was geared up to allow us to leave our daily...