On top of the Windows Phone and Xbox appearance, if new “Modern UI” style releases of Windows and Office this year weren’t enough to show you how serious Microsoft are about their new visual identity, then the new Microsoft Logo unveiled yesterday should finally convince you!
The new logo is, dare I say it, a “re-imagining”of their old one. With updated typography to the Segoe font, colourful squares making a static (no wave) windows icon and clean and straightforward layout. It certainly embodies the principles of their new design language (formerly known as Metro).
Microsoft themselves say of the new logo over at their TechNet blogpost:
I like it. How about you?