Featurette 1 - Gmail Chat Seach

What does one do when they have time, and Fireworks? Design little features to make their lives better of course!

I love Gmail. I’m in it all day long and It’s my primary non-verbal form of communication. The fact that I can store all my conversation in one place is awesome. One thing I’ve noticed is that whenever I’m chatting with someone I frequently find myself needing to refer to previous conversations with that person.

I could use the existing search functionality, but the experiences of using all the awesome search axes to structure a proper search is king of annoying.

So here’s an idea to make that entire experience a little bit better. Yes, the image is large, but look at the pretty Skitch arrows!