pinit_fg_en_rect_red_20 GEN - Microsoft has unveiled colourful new icons for Office

Microsoft has disclosed new icons for its Office programs, including Word, PowerPoint and stand out.

The colourful designs will be rolled out to nearly one billion Office users crosswise the world in the coming months, replacement the icons that were introduced in 2013.

Microsoft aforesaid it chose colours that were “bolder, lighter and friendlier”, piece embrace “simplicity and harmony”.

“We wanted a visual language that unemotionally resonates crosswise generations, works crosswise platforms and inclination, and echoes the kinetic nature of productivity today,” a interpreter wrote in a blog post.

The result is two panels – one featuring the letter and one with the symbol – that can be put together or separated. The Word icon, for example, features the letter “W” half-attached to a square containing blocks of blue – representing lines of text.

Here are all the new icons (click to enlarge):

Word icon

Word icon

PowerPoint icon

PowerPoint icon

OneNote icon

OneNote icon

stand out icon

stand out icon

Outlook icon

Outlook icon

Skype icon

Skype icon

SharePoint icon

SharePoint icon

Yammer icon

Yammer icon

Teams icon

Teams icon

OneDrive icon

OneDrive icon

New Office icons
The current icons were introduced in 2013
New Office icons
The evolution of the Word icon

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