Microsoft update so often Office icons and operating systems. In the case of Office, the icon has been updated a total of five times in the last century, usually with every major update. This year is the last, and in his presentation the company unwittingly filtered out changes that will also come Windows 10 as for icon design it refers.
The office updates its icon 5 years after the last change
This one design change is the most expected of all, because what changes the icon design most often is four years (between 2003 and 2007). Now, this change is coming five years after the last, was introduced to Office 2013. The company has decided to make this change to make the design more simplified and integrated, and it is more in line with our time.
In addition, these new icons add a new perspectivee three dimensions, to adjust changes Current Design which Microsoft introduced into its products; especially in Windows 10. In addition, they want to make it clearer or what makes each application from a suite, highlights PowerPoint graphics, Excel cells or lines of text in Word, while all have air that resembles each other. .
Not only Office 365: Windows 10 will also update the icon
All of these new icons will reach various versions of Office. Interestingly, we can see in the video presentation how new icon that will also be available for Windows 10, which will also simplify the appearance of such elements Calendar application, File Explorer, Calculator, or Email.
The minimalism This is a trend that major software companies have followed in their products. Complex logos, companies like Google, eBay, Microsoft, Airbnb and many others tend to simplify and make it simpler and more direct. This new icon design also follows that path.
This is the new Office icon anda is available in Office 365, and will reach all devices where you can install Office. About Windows 10, Microsoft has not provided any details, but it is possible that the new icons are present in the next section Update April 2019, or if not later on last next year. In fact, at the latest Build 18290 for Insiders, the company began introducing changes related to Current Design in the start menu.