Microsoft The icons of the Office and its operating system are renewed every now and then. In the case of OfficeThe icons have been renewed a total of five times in the century, usually with every major update. This year is the last, and in its presentation the company has filtered unwittingly the changes that will also reach Windows 10 regarding the icon layout it refers
Office renews its icons 5 years after the last change
this Design change is what has been waiting for of all, since what most Microsoft had taken when changing the design of the icons was four years (between 2003 and 2007). Now this change arrives five years after the last, Introduced with Office 2013. The company has decided to make these changes to create a design more simplified and unified, and that adapts better to our times.
Additionally, these new icons add a new perspective dand tridimensionality, To play with the changes of Fluent Design that Microsoft is introducing into their products; especially in Windows 10. In addition, they want to make it clearer or more about each application in the suite, highlighting PowerPoint graphics, Excel cells or text lines in Word, while everything has an air similar to each other.
Not only Office 365: Windows 10 will also renew its icons
All these new icons will reach the various versions that exist in Office. Peculiarly, we have seen in the video of presentation how they are going to be new icons that will also be available for Windows 10, Where will also simplify the appearance of elements like the Calendar, File Explorer, Calculator, or Email app.
he minimalism It is the tendency that the major software companies have been following in their products. Of complex logos, companies such as Google, eBay, Microsoft, Airbnb and a long list have tended to simplify them – making them simpler and more direct. This new icon design is also following this path.
These new icons of the Office andThey are available in Office 365, And they will reach all the devices in which you can install Office. about Windows 10, Microsoft has not given any details, but it is possible that the new icons are present in the next April 2019 Update, Or if not later in the last of the next year. In fact, in the latest Build 18290 for Insiders, the company is beginning to introduce changes related to Fluent Design in the start menu.