I'm sure there has been several complaints about this already, but I want to add my voice to this as it's extremely important especially for people with disabilities who use Discord daily.
First of all, I want to complain about the colors. Especially the new use of burple. I'm Autistic, I've been diagnosed since I was 10 (originally diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome) and I've always been super sensitive to colors. I use colors that are neutral as the ones that are not neutral tend to put a strain on my eyes, especially when I sit in a dark room, and it's not fun getting a headache from just looking at a picture or colors. The previous burple color was amazing; I'm not sure what hex it was, but this one is WAY too strong and causes a strain on my eyes just by looking at it.
Not only that, but the new advertising campaign, the new "logo" and font is very much causing the same issues. The colors are WAY too bright and hostile on the eyes. Strain on the eyes, uncomfortable to read, uncomfortable to see. I think the previous Discord logo/font was better one as it was so unique to Discord and actually was amazing since it was accessible AND beautiful. Like what the hell is wrong with this logo?! It is GREAT. There is absolutely no need to change it.
Oh and PLEASE drop the Alegria "art" style. It's the WORST, Soul-less 2D corporate art-style out there which genuinely makes me feel less included than anything else with it's hostile colors and boring "modern" appearance. Like seriously, stop simplifying already simplified things. The previous one, which contained Wumpus without hostile colors and soft shading (seen here: https://web.archive.org/web/20210316001221/https://discord.com/ ) is one of the best styles of art out there and it's actually something I enjoyed looking at. Not only do the webpage look very soft and non-hostile; the text also is very comfortable to read and accessible for people with disabilities.
While the chat has gotten some changes too, it's mostly the same complaints that have been showed elsewhere; the font is horrible, it's hard to look at, the new emote reaction bubble is too large and causes too much of a "disturbance" in the chat when reacting to something and so on. I'm sure the countless other threads with people pointing this out is good enough.
So please, at least give us an option to opt out of these needless UI updates! Especially as an autistic person, this UI update is one of the worst, if not the worst of all time due to the hostility and needless changes that makes NO sense.
Edit: I wrote a longer explanation/clarification to my post here: https://support.discord.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/1500001050842/comments/1500000914381
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