We’ve released the first beta of its new Web design tool, Expression, which also includes a graphical design tool and an interface designer. http://www.microsoft.com/products/expression/en/default.mspx

Expression Web Beta 1 works with Windows XP SP2 and Windows Vista, and requires .NET Framework 2.0. It is available free of charge, although Microsoft will be charging for the final set of Expression products. Community Technology Previews (CTPs) of Expression Graphic Designer and Expression Interactive Designer are also available for download.