Ever wonder how we came up with the visual design for Windows 7 login and default background screens? My first impressions of seeing the visuals are energetic, fun, and different from previous Windows. Since then, I’ve been wanting to hear the design story behind the creation. Luckily, on the latest post of Windows 7 Team Blog , Denise Trabona, the Senior UX Lead from the Windows Design and Research team shared the story.

screenshot of the Windows 7 background design video

If you are interested in hearing about the design thoughts behind other backgrounds in Windows 7, you can check out this video. Especially, Denise talked about the design evolution of one of my favorite backgrounds below.

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