Microsoft simplifies Windows logo for 8

Windows 8 Logo

Over the years as Microsoft Windows has evolved since the late 80s, the logo associated with each major release has changed. Initially, it was a very clean, horizontal look. It became progressively more intricate through Windows 2000 before simplifying with XP, then Vista, and finally Windows 7. The Windows 8 logo is possibly the most simple of them all.

In a blog post, they discussed the thinking behind the new logo and they recap each subsequent logo since the beginning. Here are the logos over the last 25 years:

25 Years of Windows Logos

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  • Anyway, it is a window,hum, from XP to Win 7, it didn’t change too much. Win 8 logo seems difficult to understand.