Adobe just revealed the "functional and joyful" future of its software design

Adobe Spectrum 2
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Adobe has revealed the second generation of its Spectrum design language, a common UI design across the entire Creative Cloud suite. Due to launch in 2024, Spectrum 2 is the company's vision for the future of Adobe experience design – one that's "about feeling at home". 

Spectrum 2 is a comprehensive update encompassing every design element across the entire, um, spectrum of Adobe software, including iconography, typography, colour, brand, illustration, accessibility and more. Much like Google's Material You, Spectrum offers a series of small details that add up to a significantly tweaked entire user experience.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.