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As you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback.

If you're still seeing the old favicons, please load the follow urls and do a hard browser refresh.

http://cdn.sstatic.net/academia/img/favicon.ico

http://cdn.sstatic.net/academiameta/img/favicon.ico

If you see any CSS/styling bugs, please start a new post and tag it with "design" and "bug."

Congrats on the launch and thank you for being an awesome community!

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    It's beautiful!! Thank you!!
    – ff524
    Commented Apr 23, 2014 at 18:22
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    oooh spiffy! (Just noticed a new icon on a question in the hot list, and came to investigate.)
    – TRiG
    Commented Apr 23, 2014 at 18:37
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    Awesome everyone :)
    – Fomite
    Commented Apr 23, 2014 at 18:39
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    I need to do some work to regain my reputation-earned moderator privileges (;
    – gerrit
    Commented Apr 23, 2014 at 18:53
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    Thanks for the work. Looks really good in its final form.
    – aeismail
    Commented Apr 23, 2014 at 19:01
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    Stéphane, I freely admit that I'm using an outdated browser, which may be the problem, but I'm seeing little to no difference in the color of Q titles for unvisited/visited. Should I see a difference? I like having a color or bold/normal change so I can quickly scan for Qs that I have or haven't visited yet.
    – mkennedy
    Commented Apr 23, 2014 at 19:18
  • Flat design, I love it! Commented Apr 24, 2014 at 5:48
  • That is such an elitist design. Academia is not defined by institutional buildings.
    – user13107
    Commented Apr 24, 2014 at 7:03
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    @user13107 I don't agree with either of your statements. 1) In many (western) countries, the majority of every year attends a university, so a campus is not elitist per se. 2) Arguably, it is; academia does overwhelmingly happen at physical universities. Also, the design should project some recognisable visualisation of the site topic which is not necessarily its definition (cf. Mathematics, Physics, ...)
    – Raphael
    Commented Apr 25, 2014 at 8:39
  • Congratulations!
    – StasK
    Commented Apr 25, 2014 at 15:04
  • How ironic, graduation of an Academia SE ;).
    – user4507
    Commented Apr 30, 2014 at 20:19

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