Re: Microsoft’s new Office icons are part of a bigger design overhaul
- Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2018 10:30:28 -0800
- From: Ant via general <general@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Microsoft’s new Office icons are part of a bigger design overhaul
On 11/30/2018 6:47 AM, Sailfish wrote:
The new icons deemphasize the letter for each Office app, but still
manage to look familiar. “Our design solution was to de-couple the
letter and the symbol from the icons, essentially creating two panels
(one for the letter and one for the symbol) that we can pair or
separate,” explains Jon Friedman, partner director of design at
Microsoft. “This allows us to maintain familiarity while still
emphasizing simplicity when inside the app.”
Admittedly, they're not yet again skeuomorphic but there's no denying
that the "new modern" eschews the ugly flat design forced on consumers
several years back.
Interesting article. Thank you for sharing. I never liked the flat GUI
designs. I am old school and prefer the 3Dish GUI with shadows and all that.
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