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Please tell me this is not a new design that's staying in place

Today, the design changed: All white Background grid reminiscent of subway tiles Conveys an appearance of a clean room or surgical bay Completely unfriendly, and uninviting. The previous design had ...
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Are you as distracted as me by the new top bar?

Contrast on steroids, mostly due to the grey page background at this stack. The top bar icons really SCREAM at me now and are nothing but a distraction.... it's all I see on every page.. yanking my ...
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Can we get the old color back for our buttons?

Would love if we could get the same color back for our buttons. See this post on meta for reference. Community; vote on answer below - no need to downvote.
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Graphic Design updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Own username by comments will sometimes cut off letters

I just noticed that my username (under this comment) cut off the bottom of the p and the g. I also saw it on another one The box only shows by a users own comments - meaning, you won't be able to ...
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Design is on top of Code of Conduct announcement

The circle that was part of the background now overlaps the Code of Conduct like in the picture below: If this all seems very familiar that's because it's a near copy of a bug I reported before (...
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Community ad stats bar isn't hidden

The stats bar that shows when you hover over community ads should be completely hidden until hovered over, but you can still see half of the bar below the ad: The problem is that the space around ...
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Review action bar alignment

The review action bar seems to have grown a bit... The "Skip" button is trying to escape too. It doesn't matter how many buttons there are, the bar sticks out of the page wrapping anyway (W8, FF 57.0....
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Design is on top of top bar

The circle that was part of the background now overlaps the top bar like in the pictures below: This should be fixed, because it wasn't like this before.
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Bold and italic no longer possible to make

The use of bold and italic has lost its meaning in the main and meta site. You get text but bold and italic are no longer any different from the main text. This seems to be a bug! This should be ...
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BUG - Election page overflow

It would seem there's a small bug on the election page where content overflows the container on the right side. At first, I thought it was intentional, because I like the fact that the summary boxes ...
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Moderator tools design issues and inconsistencies

I've noticed some design bugs and inconsistencies in the 10k moderator tools pages. The /tools/new-answers-old-questions page overflows its container: The /tools/suggested-edits page counter ...
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Can I ask for graphic design review on this site? [duplicate]

Let's say I have a design I created a ui design(web/mobile/desktop) but I just feel it can be improved or the colors are not in that perfect synergy; can I post my question by asking for a design ...
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Insplratlon: Is the GD font broken or does my browser not render it correctly? [duplicate]

I was tempted to edit a post, because Insplratlon is not an English word. I assume that as a graphics design site, the font that is used is probably the most perfect one that money can buy. However, ...
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The accepted answer and not accepted answer blips have quite similar color

The accepted answer blip and the not accepted answer blip (vote accepted on and vote accepted off) have quite the same color. To many who are not visually accurate very much like myself, it becomes ...
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Bullet formatting

Is there any way of tightening up the bullet formatting when using nested/indented bullets? For instance, this post uses levels of indenting to emphasise a point, but seems to lose a bit of the ...
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Should I edit a post when it’s poorly typographically styled and formatted?

The reference question for people wondering what the best practices are when editing posts contains almost all kinds of reasons when an edit is encouraged, but it doesn’t mention if users should ...
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Open Sans font rendering issue in heading #3

At least on my computer the lower case i and j looks awkward and misleading in heading level number 3 (<h3> or ###). This means the following sample block #Every jack will find his jill. ##Every ...
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BUG - Tags at bottom of question page unreadable

Found a "bug". At the bottom of question pages, in the dark bar, you've got the text 'Browse other questions tagged' and then the question tags get repeated. But these tags are white text on a white ...
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Questions with accepted answers on the 'All Questions' pages don't have a highlighted background to differentiate from unaccepted answers [duplicate]

As far as I know this is only an issue on this site and not any other network sites. You can see from the image below, that in the question list on the 'Questions' pages, questions with accepted ...
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Do we have a custom "launched ad"?

I don't know if there's an official term for these, but I'm referring to the dynamically generated Stack Exchange site ads: I don't do a whole lot of browsing outside of our site, but I don't think I'...
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Updates to the site

My name is Stéphane and I'm the designer at Stack Exchange who made the design of this site. You may have noticed some updates to the design lately. The updates are part of a SE network-wide update ...
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Answer section going out of bounds

When editing an answer of mine, I noticed that the answer section goes out of the bounds that it's supposed to be in, as seen in the following image. This can be fixed by adding .answer * { /* Fixes ...
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Design Bug: Tag alert CSS

The new tag alerts (Thanks ABBY!!!!) need to be properly styled for this site: Posted merely for documentation... not complaining at all! Love the new alerts, They'll really help I think.
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Flags summary page styling

Right now our flag summary pages (this is mine) look something like this: There's a good amount of misalignment going on, from the vote count with the question title, to the flag reason and vote ...
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Question title cut off

This question's original title was: Proper way to "Link" 2 image frames together to create a thumbnail version of that image frame (that auto-updates) Which made it too wide for the width of a ...
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Supernova styles missing?

I was viewing this page and noticed that one question with 187k views didn't look like it had that many views based on the coloring - it had the same color as questions with low views. Upon inspection ...
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Bug: Editing tags on a question in review queue causes tag pop-up box to be cut-off / hidden by the footer

I noticed this yesterday while editing but didn't have time to post it. It appears to be the same as this: https://graphicdesign.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/997/bug-tag-pop-out-is-truncated-by-...
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Does StackExchange’s establishment hate typography? [closed]

Possibly some of you read Wikipedia. We can’t say it is designed professionally, but (in such its parts as en.wikipedia.org, de.wikipedia.org and ru.wikipedia.org) community treats typography with ...
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Bug, css: Cut-off letters on review list

The bottom edges of the title are getting cut off. This is in the review queue.
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The <blockquote> style in the meta markdown preview is not consistent with the actual style

Here's what it looks like in the meta markdown preview: and here is how it looks when posted: This is a blockquote The styling is consistent on the main site.
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Problems with the new mobile interface

Stackexhange just updated the mobile views. At first everything broke, but today the up and down vote started working. The main problem now is that if a post has wide images they dont scale to fit the ...
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404 graphic is mis-aligned on main site

Edit: This was fixed on both sites and now seems to happen randomly. On Chrome, the portal 404 graphic is misaligned with the not found text. I'm pretty sure this is a bug not a design decision. The ...
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Is the *oblique* effect a bit too slanted

When type *text* it will become oblique (or italicized, tough i think its oblique because it has no compressive quality). However I noticed that the oblique slant is quite heavy. In fact so heavy that ...
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Bounty award hover state causes page shifting

Not really a big issue. The rounding of the bounty award on and off state are different. This causes the page to shift when you hover over the bounty button, see animation. This isn't really a large ...
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Design Bug: Missing margin in mod private messages

Just noticed the moderator private message page is also missing left margin:
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Our own community ads are mis-centred

Another annoyingly minor design bug, sorry! I'm so glad I don't have to design for designers... When our own community ads are shown (but oddly not the other non-GD.SE network ones), they're mis-...
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Design Bug: "Favorite" / "Ignored Tags" textfields are too wide

Textfields in Favorite Tags / Ignored Tags edit forms in the sidebar are too wide, so there's an overflow, which hides the buttons partly. The buttons should move to the next line or made smaller.
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Insufficient space in the community bulletin layout

The below image illustrates the problem clearly: Note how the informative tag "EVENT" is wrapped due to insufficient space in the layout. The same problem has been addressed before on a previous ...
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Missing padding on moderator vote buttons

The below image illustrates the problem clearly: There is no padding to the left of the voting buttons, while all other elements on the site are padded from both sides.
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Link/bulletin color combination unfortunate

I'm no professional graphic designer, but thin text, small print and primary contrast probably don't work well together :)
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Design bug: Missing left margins on tag pages

I just noticed the tag wikis are lacking left-margin:
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Text box on the "reject suggested edit" dialog is misaligned

Here's a screenshot from the reject dialog on https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits: (Ignore the orange annotation - I'm using a screenshot I made for another post.)
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Community bulletin can't quite fit "EVENT" on one line

There's a special EV EN T coming up, according to the Community Bulletin:
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The meta post preview does not have consistent styling applied to hyperlinks

Here how hyperlinks appear in the editor preview: But here is how they look once posted: The blue styling needs to be applied to hyperlinks in the editor to match up with how they look when posted
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The side-by-side revision history is not

The diff within revision history for posts are stacked on top of each other instead of side-by-side: Another example
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Left Margin looks to be 0 in a div of review page

I did not found the duplicate, but if it is or False call - I'll delete the post. Should the text be shifted to right a little bit? ("How to mantain" etc)
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Is this just me, or is the site broken? [duplicate]

Part of the content is lost to the left side of the page. This is on IE.
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Bug: Markdown output not rendering correctly

Using chrome and saw an edit pass through and it would appear when viewing rendered output it is not viewing correctly:
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Question hyperlinks have a different font size than answer hyperlinks in the 10k mod tools page

On the 10k /tools page, question links have a larger font-size than answer links: They have different colors as well, but I'm not certain if that is by-design or not. Any link with class question-...
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