Microsoft is busy building a world-class product for PC and mainly Tablet, Windows 8. As a most important change from all its previous version Microsoft has got a brand new logo for Windows 8. The new logo now resembles with their, famous metro styled UI tiled layout, featuring four panels.

For the new logo change Microsoft hired a global design firm Pentagram, which has been well-known for re-branding world’s famous companies like Nissan, Walgreens, They redesigned the Windows logo in a pale blue imprimatur that leans toward the clean lines of Windows 8’s new Metro interface, while paying homage to Windows logos of the past. Its something which stands out from the rest of windows OS version, its single colored (that’s blue) and have changed the flag it was carrying from the first version.

Microsoft Got a Brand New Logo for Windows 8

In some ways you can trace the evolution of the Windows logo in parallel with the advancements of the technology used to create logos. From the simple two color version in Windows 1.0 to the intricate and detailed renderings in Windows Vista and Windows 7, each change makes sense in the context in which it was created. Microsoft and Windows are all about putting technology in people’s hands to empower them to find their own perspectives. And that is what the new logo was meant to be. We did less of a re-design and more to return it to its original meaning and bringing Windows back to its roots – reimagining the Windows logo as just that – a window“. said Sam Moreau, Principal Director of User Experience for Windows

Also, let’s have a quick look back the old logo’s of windows,

Microsoft Windows logo version history
the pas logo for windows

So what do you think about new logo change from Windows? Do comment your views on it.

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