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The look, feel, style, layout, and overall design of our site, especially as it progresses from the beta to the launched phase.

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Travel SE Design Round 2

Thank you very much for your feedback last time. I'm sorry it took a long time to put this together, and I'm happy to finally present to the community round 2 of the design concept for Travel SE. The ...
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New Design Launched

As you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback and patience. If you're still seeing the ...
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Should we make country tags visually distinct?

Someone posted this workplace.SE meta post in chat earlier, and I think this idea is just so good for Travel.SE. The idea basically is about adding country flags to the country tags, something like: ...
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Design for Travel Stack Exchange

I'm Jin, I work on the designs for the Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site will have its own unique theme that will reflect its topic and culture. However, all sites ...
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The site's tag-line / slogan

Jin is looking at launching the site soon and wanted to know what tag-line we use. The line from the Area 51 Proposal was: Q&A site for road warriors and seasoned travelers. Personally I've ...
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What should our SE site logo be?

When we successfully emerge from beta we'll be able to help design what the site looks like. Why not take some pride in the site and start talking about that now? Try to keep one idea per answer so ...
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Repeated Travel.SE design update request please?

Back in August, @Jin showed us new designs for the promotion of Travel.SE. We hadn't heard from him in a while. We posted a question then back in November last year, at which Jin replied that: I'm ...
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Updates to the site

My name is Stéphane and I'm a designer at Stack Exchange, you may have noticed some updates to the design lately. The updates are part of a SE network-wide update to a new base css framework (the ...
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Issue with the offline page

The text on the offline page has a poorly chosen color scheme as can be seen below. Here the text is visible because it is selected.
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Travel.SE design support request

A while back @Jin showed us new designs for the promotion of Travel.SE. We've not heard from him in a while. Any chance of an update of where we're at - it's been three months and we're excited about ...
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Is there a high-res version of our logo somewhere?

I'd love to put our logo on our Facebook group page (assuming that's permitted by SE policy). Is there somewhere a higher res version of our logo can be found? I suppose could always take a photo of ...
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Alternative ideas for a logo for the graduated site

I think it's safe to say that more of us were more happy with Jin's first presentation of our site's logo and style than the second attempt. The new abstract logo based on several superimposed ...
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Grey on black is really hard to read (rep in top bar)

Since we graduated, I find the top bar numbers (rep and badge counts) really hard to read. I don't notice this on other graduated sites: I actually find scifi pretty hard to read because the flare ...
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Accepted answers are not display with green coloured circle

When seeing the questions from the main page the accepted questions has the green coloured circle. Like the below: But in the Questions page, the accepted questions are doesn't have the green ...
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Active tab on Travel.SE has a giant offset circular background?

I've just noticed something very odd on the Travel StackExchange site - the active tab has been given a giant and slightly off-centre blue circle around it: That doesn't look correct to me, but a ...
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What should our SE theme / background / look & feel be?

Now that the logo question is getting some attention it's time to start discussing the rest of our site's look for its life beyond beta. Try to keep one idea per answer so we can vote them up and ...
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CSS styling for IP address display is unreadable

I was asked by @pnuts on chat to look into a potential spammer in our review queue. It seems however that the CSS styling for the IP address shown after clicking "show IP" next to "anonymous user" ...
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New design: CSS styling bugs

Unless you've been hiking in the Andes for the last few weeks, you know that the new site design is now live. Here are a few small things that don't merit starting their own question, so I'll just put ...
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Change the logo on chat.stackexchange.com

The site name was (finally) changed from "Travel Asnwers" to "Travel". However the old logo is still used on http://chat.stackexchange.com/
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Active bounties for X reputation layout bug

When viewing the active bounties from the user activity page, the h1 header saying "Active bounties from X reputation" is too close to the separator line below it. I'm guessing this happens when the ...
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Look of the favorite question icon

IMHO the icon for "favorite question" looks like a pentagram (Wikipedia). It doesn't really bother me but maybe other people :-)
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Color gamma for statistics

Can we change some of the colors for the stats? Green text on the red background looks awful (FF 4.0.1).
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Background of Travel.SE in footer blends into background

The colour icon for Travel.SE in the footer blends into the background on our site (but not on others or out Meta, because they have a different background).
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Some links to already visited questions have no :hover-style

In the list with the recently awarded users with a badge there is a small bug - the questions that are already visited have no font-color change on :hover, but the other links are getting orange(#...
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Header breaks in Internet Explorer

Just opened Travel StackExchange in Internet Explorer ( IE 8 ). The header breaks. It does not display the Tags / Users/Badges and Unanswered.
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Wrong favicon showing up in HNQ list

Travel questions in the Hot Network Questions list are showing up with the beta site icon, e.g.: The middle entry links here.
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Does the logo intentionally resemble a bird head? [duplicate]

I'm just a reader here, but every time I see the site's logo I see a bird's head looking to the left. As this is quite sublime I wondered: Is this intentional? I did some digging and found the ...
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Colour of Hot Network Questions

I'm not sure where to post this statement, I figured here is my best chance. I find the current colour of font (#e6725a) used throughout this SE site on a white background to be hard to read on bright ...
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Main site tab icon still for beta?

I'm still seeing the beta tab icon for the Main site... Why? (I see the new design on the Meta site)
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Minor design issue with flag summary page

There's something slightly wrong with the header on the flag summary page (on your profile page, click the "x helpful flags" link); the dotted line coincides with some of the descenders (e.g. the g of ...
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Pertinent questions description in the tour - obscure term

The term "loyalty programme" used in the list of pertinent questions is somewhat obscure; or rather, only used in some countries rather than in others (including the secondary-language English of ...
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Old icon on profile page

The account list of the profile page still contains the old icon.
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Can the travel icon be changed to have only one single point

The icon for the site looks very confusing. Everytime I see it I think of a chicken or something with a beak. Many times on the left side of the stack exchange sites I'll see a "hot network question"...
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New (re)design?

I got this on my Safari right now: instead of our old design: Is it permanent change? Can we somehow influence the design for our site?
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Unexplained presentation variance

If you come to META and click 'Questions|Newest', you get a presentation like this... 3 rows, 1 column but if you click the "Travel" logo, it changes to the "Questions|Active" sort and the ...
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css styling bug

:hover of the active question tab is really hard to read, on the meta there is a similar problem. I think we should change the colors
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Travel's updated site theme is live!

UPDATE - We've pushed this live for everyone now. Thanks to those who took the time to give feedback. Please do know, being live doesn't mean we can't address further changes for you! Write an answer ...
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