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[Help Wanted] Aesthetic design upgrade to increase reading area and usability across screen resolutions #8350
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This ticket has been created to welcome top designers from around the world to contribute to the aesthetic design of the Mattermost open source project.
Your contributions will impact tens of thousands of organizations use Mattermost, in 14 languages, to increase performance and achieve their key objectives, from ensuring national security to operating spacecraft, from advancing research to deploying vital infrastructure.
This specific ticket is a project to help refine the sizing, margins and icon appearance in the Mattermost web UI at different resolutions to increase the space available for reading. There are a number of ways to contribute:
Optional: If you're capabilities are both design and development and you want to work directly on a pull request to update the HTML/CSS/SASS, and use screenshots to discuss your design it would be a wonderful approach as well.
For the vision for the aesthetic design upgrade we'd ask you to
Option: To reproduce the screenshots in the examples below, you can also download and use the Mattermost Desktop App at https://about.mattermost.com/download/ rather than interacting only in a web browser.
As you develop your vision, here's a few things to note:
For contributions within the scope of this ticket, review, refinement and acceptance would be straight forward.
The scope of this ticket does not include changing the position or function of UI elements, and we would ask not to attempt that right now as it would break too much of our documentation and tests. We would be happy to discuss larger scale changes as an additional project.
To see more of the UI in Mattermost today, check out our features page: