Google Blogger has released new images of the slick new user interface taking over the position of their outdated design at SXSW. The new design takes cues from WordPress with a similar designs for the blog dashboard homepage. The modern design uses Google Web Toolkit also found in Google AdWords and Orkut.
Blogger also has released a new video with statistics (users are writing 250,000 new words a minute!) and footage of the new design.
“2011 promises to be an even bigger year,” says Chang Kim, Product Manager at Blogger. Also coming soon to the Blogger platform is a revitalised post editor, mobile themes and “smart content discovery”. The content discovery system finds related posts based on topics in a click. Most details are under wrap until the launch.