Microsoft Proves its Hip to be Square


Love it or hate it, Microsoft did something monumental with Metro: it managed to change an entire internal culture to embrace a user-centered design standard. Nothing Microsoft did is particularly groundbreaking, but in a world saturated with Apple-esque design and Google minimalism, they managed to emerge with a brand (and interface) uniquely their own.

The nerd may finally be shedding its bow tie…

The Story of Metro Design


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