Google’s new font size
So, Google have changed the font size on their home page for the search box and buttons. At first I thought this was some setting in Firefox going awry (I'd been doing a fair amount of zooming on a design I was working on), but no. This is the way it's supposed to look.
Odd in a way as it seems inconsistent with all of their other designs which use 10pt arial (even in Gmail which I'm sending this post from) — but not unwelcome. Maybe it's because I'm getting old but I do prefer larger, clearer type.
Knowing Google you can bet they spent a long time and a lot of money on the user research for this too (remember "41 shades of blue
Screenshot from Firefox on OS X.
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Tags: UI, web design.