Leaked screenshots reveal a possible upcoming huge Android redesign

Android might be up for a massive redesign with icons in the system taking a swing towards the flatter visuals of Google’s web visual identity…
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48 Comments

23. chocowii

Posts: 478; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

How to get that Photos app? Im already on 4.4.2 stock kitkat.

26. surethom

Posts: 1635; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

The flat design are awful stick with current design please.

27. jellmoo

Posts: 2546; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Well, they aren't flat for one... That being said, it would be an improvement for me. My preference is to have my icons all be of the same shape, rather than each icon being different like the current stock. Truth be told though, I doubt that Google would implement anything that would keep me from using a third party icon pack.

31. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Icons? Icons! Lol...meaningless...there are a ton of icons one can download onto an Android phone to change its look...

32. Astoni

Posts: 649; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Looks more appleish Imo :p, but i like the shadows. I tend to enjoy the small details alot more than just flat texture without anything.

33. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

Massive overhaul? They just changed the icons, big f***in' deal...

36. hmd74

Posts: 540; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

really nice... bring it on Google... i want these after Google I/O

37. amsam7

Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 07, 2014

ah..inspired From windows flat UI..?

38. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

That looks fantastic actually.

39. NoFanboy

Posts: 300; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

They look horrible. C'mon Google resist the flat trend

41. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

eh... i have mixed feelings about these. they're going in the right direction making them look flatter with more elongated shadowing but the execution looks bad.

42. Leonis

Posts: 338; Member since: Jan 08, 2014

So google wants android to look like a kid phone? I will change icon pack extremely fast if I ever go stock android. What a joke.

43. Elfmonster unregistered

Fugly. Please Android leave my icons as they are Thanks.

44. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Ugh enough with the retarded flat design crap.

45. bob_monkeywarts unregistered

I think it looks ok... Google needs to do something about the big fat ugly white square behind all the Google Apps. Other than that it looks great.

46. MobileGuru

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 18, 2014

Clean design > Flat design

47. begoss

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 30, 2014

We recently published an icon pack containing only the leaked 'Moonshine' icons on Google Play if anyone is interested. The name is "Moonshine - Icon Pack" -- goo.gl/Sp3THU Also, I make much of my vector source artwork available for free to the Android developer community, links and info can be found on my Google+ page -- plus(.)Google(.)com "slash" +BrianGoss

48. Samir_Maric

Posts: 89; Member since: Oct 28, 2012

This screenshot may be taken with Nexus 8 and may be running android 5.0.....
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