Microsoft redesigns icons to match new features

The company hasn’t redesigned its signature graphics for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other apps in in five years. The new look reflects recent product changes.

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Microsoft wants to remain recognizable, but with a fresh new look at the same time.

The company has announced new icons for its Office suite of products for the first time in five years, reflecting product changes and added emphasis on the cloud.

The Verge reported:

Office now exists on Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android, and Microsoft has been building a single core codebase to make rapid monthly improvements to the apps. These icons are designed to reflect how Office has changed recently, with new AI features, more collaborative features, and its platform independence for key apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

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