New Amazon User Interface – It’s About Time!

Amazon is great. It has completely revolutionized commerce, production, and even the shipping industry. But the website has been ugly and awkward for a very long time. That’s why I was glad to see the new design pop up on my PC Firefox browser today:


As you can see, they’ve only updated the top bar (supposedly to cater to the tablet generation), but it’s a welcome change. Gone are the hideous, rounded blue and orange shiney blobs that constituted buttons from the old Amazon site and in their stead we have clean hierarchy of simple buttons and dropdowns seamlessly integrated into a singular background.

Here’s the comparison that you may still be seeing on some browsers:


The new stuff is really a breath of fresh air! Check it out here: Amazon