User research played a big part in GNOME 40 designs. It has helped guide specific choices that have improved the overall design and will make it a better experience for users.
Learn more about our user research in this update from the GNOME Shell & Mutter blog: https://blogs.gnome.org/shell-dev/2021/02/15/shell-ux-changes-the-research/
@gnome This is why I love GNOME so much! The design team goes to great lengths to put user experience first, and it really shows.
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