Microsoft's Logo Evolution
Written by David Conrad   
Sunday, 16 September 2012

Microsoft's recent logo change, the first for 25 years,  has prompted a look back at the changing style of computing.

It is inevitable that company logos and overall style should reflect the style of the time. So it is with Microsoft. When you look back at the logos keep in mind that Microsoft has never been a particularly "stylish" company, but it has had its share of fashions.

Of course all of this has changed with Microsoft needing to compete with the style icon that Apple has become. It seems unlikely that the current logo will last 25 years as Microsoft attempts to use style as a way to stay on top.

This infographic of Microsoft Logo Evolution comes from the team at The Logo Company.

Click for larger Image

microsoftlogosmall

Source

So which one do you like the most?

My guess is that if you have been using Microsoft software for a while it will be the one that corresponds to a golden era for you, rather than anything to do with design or style.

 

 

microsoftlogoicon

More Information

The Logo Company.

Related Articles

A New Microsoft Logo - Sign Of The Times

Microsoft Ignores Usability and Users - VS 2012 Keeps ALL-CAPS Menus

Visual Studio 11 Goes Color - Slightly

blog comments powered by Disqus

To be informed about new articles on I Programmer, install the I Programmer Toolbar, subscribe to the RSS feed, follow us on, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or Linkedin,  or sign up for our weekly newsletter.

 

Banner


The Effects Of AI - Stanford 100 Year Study
31/12/2014

Stanford University has announced a 100-year effort to study on the effects of artificial intelligence on every aspect of how people work, live, and play.



Register Promptly For BUILD 2015
15/01/2015

Registration for Microsoft's annual developer event opens on January 22nd at 9:00 PST, that's 17:00 UTC. Tickets for last year's BUILD sold out in just over 24 hours and they could well go even m [ ... ]


More News



Last Updated ( Sunday, 16 September 2012 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2015 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.