All change: Microsoft is redesigning the 100 icons used for its apps and tools


The company last year revealed 10 new Office icons, which attempted to “keep tradition alive while gently pushing the envelope” with its Fluent Design System. Apps such as Outlook, Powerpoint, Word and Excel all retained the a single letter in the icon (O, P, W, E and so on), but the letters were separated from the icon and appear to hover above it.

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