Microsoft Expression

Today I was checking out the Microsoft Expression Studio. Overall, I’d say it looks pretty good. Some of the user interfaces even look really nice in the screenshots. I think that I like this new trend towards dark interfaces (also in Aperture and Lightroom).

I watched one of the promotional videos on Microsoft’s site to get a feel for the software, since I wasn’t at a Windows machine to try it out on my own. Two parts of the video struck me as funny. You can find the video here:

We’re not trying to reinforce any stereotypes here about how designers are artsy and laid back while developers are nerdy and uptight.

Designer and Developer

Here they were showing us how easy it is to make buttons. Did they really mean for that to say ‘butt’?

Did they mean for that button to be a butt?

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