YouTube Is Previewing Its New Look

Users can go to to preview the new design

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YouTube users are getting a preview of the Google-owned video site’s new design, which includes a dark theme to help reduce glare while users are watching videos.

Users can go to to preview the new design, and clicking “Restore Classic YouTube” from the Account Menu will restore the current look.

Product manager Brian Marquardt provided details on the new design in a blog post, saying that YouTube applied Material Design “to deliver a beautiful, delightful and intuitive user experience,” and adding that the three principles of the new design are:

  • Simplicity: The only thing you should be concerned about is watching the content you love.


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