Our Discourse instance has been updated from 2.1 to 2.2 yesterday and i have noticed a subtle change in the UI and wanted to discuss this.
I have noticed that categories badges under topics names are more prominent (use bold font face and maybe the square dot is bigger also). This is a bit distracting. My main focus is unread threads, so when i first open our forums my attention jumps to these big black words. I can probably get used to that, but i just wonder is it really needed to emphasize categories that much. It also looks differently on mobile (font is not bold) and i like it more this way. Categories blend with read topics more and don’t stand out. Examples on desktop and mobile: