I'm glad product designers are finally realizing the importance of deep focus. It's going to take a lot to undo the current state of "Pay attention to me!" notification overload but hopefully we'll get there eventually.
I wonder why they give Stride as the name when Stripe is a well-known company?
Only domain that was free as ".com" and ".video"
No illustrations or clever copy can make up for timing, the one thing slack got right, unless they have a delorean somewhere at their HQ.
But they potentially could kill Slack with some killer features. I mean, look at the size of Slack and the size of Atlassian. They have much more man-power to kill it.
Don't get me wrong, but have a look at the MySpace <-> Facebook thingy. Look who is the market leader nowadays.
Kevan the artifact in the microphone icon in the second image is making my right eye twitch!
Funky vector issue. Well-spotted.
Some great comments here. While the illustrative style is getting tired, coming up with the 'new' thing is easier said than done.