Facebook takes Canadian design firm Teehan + Lax




Facebook has recently acquired the Canadian design firm Teehan + Lax. The social-networking company set aside a unknown amount of money on the table. Teehan + Lex worked on several drafts of apps, browser plugins and sites.

The design made ​​the acquisition Friday publicized on its site. Then write the founders that Facebook approached them early this year and asked if they wanted to be part of the design of the social networking site in San Francisco. “What Facebook presented was smart and challenging,” as it says.
It is not clear what employees Teehan + Lax exactly going to do on Facebook, but it is obvious that they will deal with the design. The founders indicated its mostly impressed by the scale at which Facebook operates. That was very convincing ‘for the acquisition, as they report on.
The Toronto-based Teehan + Lax has about twelve years of existence. The designs include blogging platform Medium , news app Prismatic and Readability . The latter service provides an opportunity to save through apps or browser plugins web pages and read at a later time.


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