Tuesday, March 20, 2007


Autodesk Men In Black

The Autodesk corporate web site (both the US www.autodesk.com and local www.autodesk.de) has a new black look. I hope that it doesn't mean dark future for Autodesk.

It confirms (to some extent) my November speculation about the design changes towards black. Well, the AutoCAD box is not black but the Inventor box is and Revit boxes are now black as well. It seems that Autodesk now distinguishes the old 2D "white" product line and new 3D "black" products. And as Autodesk wants us to buy the 3D products, the visual difference is as bold as possible. Simply - if someone offers you a white CAD box and a black CAD box - always take the black one...

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