Opera today shared their results of the first phase of project Featherweight.

"Our goal has been to make Opera as light, bright and user-friendly as possibleŚwithout sacrificing power or flexibility. We want the user interface to match the speed of our rendering engine."

  1. Brand new toolbar icon set
  2. Brighter, softer colors for backgrounds and borders
  3. Padding and alignment improvements
  4. Updated status bar design and content
  5. No more button borders in the address bar
  6. The Home and Fast Forward buttons now optional
  7. New "tab fold" attention state - no more blue blob
  8. New window gradient for OS X
  9. Linux/FreeBSD known issue
  10. The text in the status bar may be invisible in dark themes in Unix versions.

Details and Download.