The user experience design team at Microsoft dev tools division has made several improvements to Visual Studio 11 user interface after gathering significant response and feedback from the community. The changes focus primarily on the following three areas.

  • An overall desire for more visual “energy” and contrast
  • Calls for a more balanced application of Metro styling
  • A desire for greater icon clarity and differentiation through the use of color

For more detail read the post at The Visual Studio Blog.