After teasing its new look during the recent launch of its Web analytics service, Pinterest has started rolling out a complete redesign of its website to all users. The update is currently available via invite, so you will not be able to jump on to the site and see it right away – you’ll have to wait patiently to get to play around with the new website. The invitation will arrive as an email from Pinterest, but you can head over to pinterest.com right now and check if you can switch to the new look from your settings menu.
The most noticeable change in this redesign is to the close-up view of pins. The new looks lets you easily discover more content that’s similar to the what you’re currently viewing. This is presented as other pins on the same board, pins from the same website, and other pins from people who’ve pinned this item. All these options would be available without leaving the page you’re currently on.
The update also includes some smaller changes that should be quite useful. For example, all pins have now been made larger; the functionality of the browser’s back button has been improved, and will now actually bring you back to where you were instead of making you lose your place entirely; and the entire site should be more stable and reliable. Some of the new features will reach Pinterest’s iOS and Android apps as well.
Did you get a chance to try the new design? What do you think about it?
Source: Pinterest Blog