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Vivaldi Blog

Latest news, browser tips and insights from the Vivaldi team

Henrik Helmers
Written by Henrik Helmers

Working as a designer at Vivaldi.

Image Properties tool in Vivaldi browser

A feature worth a thousand words

October 10, 2018

Photographers, designers, bloggers and other creators work with images all the time. With Image Properties in Vivaldi, you can learn how a picture is made.

Scrollbars in Vivaldi browser

Better Scrollbars in Vivaldi

August 27, 2018

In a recent Snapshot, we improved the scrollbars in the browser’s UI. Vivaldi Designer Henrik Helmers explains how the team accomplished the styling of scrollbars.

Page color in Vivaldi

August 23, 2018

Ever wondered how Vivaldi decides what color is selected for a given page? Vivaldi Designer Henrik Helmers explains.

How Vivaldi got its Lights

November 23, 2016

Vivaldi designer Henrik Helmers tells the story behind one of the latest additions to the Vivaldi browser – an integration with Philips Hue smart lighting.

Snapshot 1.3.501.6 – Customizable UI themes

June 3, 2016

Today we are excited to open up a major new avenue for customization, by letting you make your own themes and completely change the appearance of Vivaldi.

Snapshot 1.0.190.2 Startpage customization, UI zooming, auto-update on mac and more

June 1, 2015

Today’s Snapshot allows for further customisation of your Startpage in Vivaldi, adjust the zoom of the browser’s interface, and much more.