Microsoft Previews New Windows 10 Icon Design

Posted on February 20, 2020 by Mehedi Hassan in Windows, Windows 10 with 51 Comments

Microsoft has been working on a new icon design for all its apps and services recently. The company first introduced these new icons with Office back in 2018, and also planned to bring the same style to Windows 10 as well.

Today, Microsoft is previewing the first set of icons based on the company’s Fluent Design system. The company is releasing build 19569 to Insiders in the Fast Ring today, which comes with the new icons for a couple of the main apps.

And if you are in Release Preview, you will get access to the new Outlook Calendar and Mail icons via the Microsoft Store. “Over the coming months, Insiders will see more of the icons in Windows 10 get updated with new designs,” Microsoft said.

Microsoft says these new icons are part of a multi-year effort across the company to redesign their icons to be more familiar. “We’re dedicated to making our icons familiar, beautiful, and inclusive within the modern phenomena of cross-platform, cross-device experiences,” said Christina Koehn, design leader at Microsoft’s Windows and Devices team.

You can find out more about the new icon designs here.

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