OS X 10.10 Mockup Shows Off 'Flat', iOS-Inspired Design

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In iOS 7, Apple redesigned the user interface from top to bottom, removing most "skeuomorphic" elements and giving the OS a cleaner and lighter look and feel. Back in January, it was reported that OS X 10.10 -- code named Syrah -- would also see a flatter redesign, but that it would not see as extensive a reworking as iOS did.

Designer Danny Giebe has posted a series of concept images on Dribbble, showing what an iOS 7-inspired redesign of OS X could look like:

Finderredesign

Mailredesign

This is a concept for Mac OS X Syrah, expected to be published in September 2014. It's based on the new flat design approach of the Contacts and Notes App introduced in Mac OS X Mavericks.

It is not known what Apple will call the next version of its OS X operating system, but may show off the new OS -- and its new California-inspired name -- at WWDC in June of this year. Over the past several years, Apple has tended to release its new Mac operating system in mid-Fall.

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86 months ago
Im so over the "Flat" craze..
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86 months ago
Oh dear lord no!!! :eek:
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86 months ago
Hmm.

This reminds me a lot of Aero Glass from Windows 7.
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86 months ago
I hate this so much.
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86 months ago
Burn it. Burn it with fire.
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86 months ago
How can it be called 10.10???? 10.10 is the same number as 10.1!!!!

It has to be OS11 already!!
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