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Discoverer merged with Metro Desktop App by zainadeel Discoverer merged with Metro Desktop App by zainadeel
some of my friends at Neowin werent happy with the whole titlebar on left idea.

But i was just stretching my arms there.

Here im merging my concept (tweaking it : squaring everything) for my earlier metro desktop app concept.

Merging the two so desktop seems like an extention of Metro. In a way Metro for mouse and keyboard.

And IMO its fresh clean minimal and more consistent than Aero.

Also no time on notification area as charms menu reveal a big time tile on the lower left as all DP users know. And no start button. This concept will have the search bar i designed some time ago to search for apps or files within the desktop area.
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pachunka Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Interface Designer
This is really cool.
VakiNakamura Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014
Nice work, especially the redesigned ribbon section.
Dr-Bee Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
If this were a reality I would pay for it as well.
Kram7750 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
Omg I love that taskbar so much. The form windows look welcoming and neat.
Rock0 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I do indeed prefer this to the other one. It's much more consistent with current design trends.

However, to a go a bit further, I would drop the circles around the nav and window control buttons. Then, I would make the window control buttons lighter. One shouldn't put emphasis on closing a window, if you know what I mean.

As for the rest, looks great!
TasmanianStorkback Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful! Have you released any kind of Discoverer application yet? Do you plan on it?
zainadeel Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I cant code :( 
Thelemiic Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013  Student Filmographer
Wow:D That looks really, really cool! The tree list looks so good:o
fediaFedia Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Very good use of horizontal space; we need that with the widescreen monitors and whatnot. 
I wonder how that tree list looks though. For example, what if there is a New Folder in Pictures, would it show another level? How would all levels fit in that space without increasing vertically?
zainadeel Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
my idea was for the tree to just work for the first folders. Like in Computer it will only show drives and wont go down when you enter one. For that the top bar will work as it always does.
And Thank you :)
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