December 22nd, 2009
Mozilla unveils Windows theme/UI update for Firefox 3.7/4.0
Posted by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes @ 12:18 pm
Mozilla have unveiled some mockups of the Windows theme/UI updates that is scheduled to hit Firefox users over two stages - 3.7 and 4.0. Stephen Horlander
, a designer and contributor to the Mozilla project unveiled some details of the refresh.
Cornerstone to the revamp is the App Button that appears in the top-left of the mockup. Here’s what Horlander has to say about the origin of this new addition:
The new proposed approach to this problem is an App Button which is similar to the single menu approach taken by Windows 7 native applications (Paint, WordPad) and by MS Office.