At Build developers conference 2017, Microsoft officially released its Fluent Design System previously known as Project Neon. This is the new design language for Windows, and it will be making an appearance in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. These design guidelines are supposed to be an evolution of the windows 10 Metro/Modern UI look.
Microsoft is touting this as a design evolution, bold, scalable, universal design, A step into the future of sensory experiences. Microsoft says its goal is to help developers build more engaging apps and experiences that work across a variety of devices and inputs, especially as the company moves towards augmented and virtual reality.
Microsoft’s Fluent design can be described using 5 fundamental elements. They are:
We’re at a precipice. Our digital world is prolific and complex, and building the future of design means creating effortless, natural experiences. As technology continues to evolve across dimensions, we’re here to define those captivating moments. Let’s make the future fluent. – MICROSOFT