The inspiration - Windows 95 and Mac OS 9
Upon entering for the first time, the user encounters a boot screen similar to old DOS operating systems.
The OS in all its glory. The Portal included randomly generated news from 1990's newspapers, a curated playlist by yours truly, usage of abandonware icons from windows 3.11 and sound effects.
More Portal designs - including a 404 page and a personal portal page. Instead of using stock photos, we had a special retro photoshootincluding Wilco's own employees as models.
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