Last week, Microsoft announced plans to modernize the Office suite of symbols. However, the plan is larger than just Office. In fact, this new design language seems to be part of a larger plan for all Windows symbols .
If you scroll through your Windows computer's Start menu and only look at the Microsoft symbols, look at a number of styles and looks, some of which are a long time ago . To modernize the appearance of Windows 1
This step makes a lot of sense as we live in a world where these refinements really are matter. Apple has a consistent design language across all devices, and Google has material design to get a similar look across the various services and operating systems.
It therefore makes sense that Microsoft not only redesigned its Office icons that have not been updated for five years, but use this design language for the entire operating system. The updated Office icons look incredibly clean and modern, and I'm really excited about the design taking over the rest of Windows 10.
Microsoft's Head of Office Design Jon Friedman released a detailed medium on the new Office icons last week, but only in the comments (where Friedman answered the readers' questions) was revealed that the design will reach the rest of the operating system.
via The Verge