It has been unfolded by a new report that Microsoft has decided to change its popular iconic four-colour 20-year-old Windows logo. Microsoft has announced on Friday that time requires change and thus, the logo would be redesigned depicting their Metro style design principles.
As per the report findings, the project regarding redesigning of the logo has already begun and the refreshed logo to come soon is being expected to be a major step in the growth of Windows. Microsoft reveals that it would not look like the old flag like design. Rather, it would be a window design, so as to depict what the Windows has been meant to do.
The report has unveiled that the logo is being designed so as to go with Metro design of Microsoft's to take over in Windows 8. Microsoft has further told that the logo has been thought of like a slightly-angled blue block carrying a thin white cross in its middle. It added that such a design would make it look like a window.
It has been told that in order to design the new logo, several agencies were contacted and the excitement ran in them when Pentagram became ready to join the project. The reason why the firm was so thrilled on involving Pentagram in the project was that it not only had illustrious history that defined its expertise but, its sense of classic graphic design was amazing as well, told Microsoft. The design perfectly went with the Metro design principles of the company, Xinhua said.
Microsoft also posted on its blog, “We realized an evolution of our logo would better reflect our Metro style design principles and we also felt there was an opportunity to reconnect with some of the powerful characteristics of previous incarnations". Thus, the decision of new design has been taken, it adds.