Colin Devroe

Reverse Engineer. Blogger.

Jared Sinclair on the new Dark Sky

January 28, 2014

Jared Sinclair, on his personal blog, on the new Dark Sky:

The raw idea for the redesign is good; the three-panel view with a side panel for the globe is an interesting riff on two established navigation patterns. But the execution is sloppy. It lacks clarity. It fails to shape the data into visually coherent elements. Titles are indistinguishable from content.

He has some good reasons for his critique.

You can read more about the reboot of the Dark Sky app on their blog.