Microsoft Logo
Microsoft Logo dissected

Microsoft Logo – officially a window, not a flag.

It’s been a long time coming.

After 25 years (1987), Microsoft® Unveils a New Look and updates their namesake design.


Just for fun, check out the Microsoft logo history, and the image below that for Windows® (read about what went into Redesigning the Windows Logo straight from Microsoft’s blog, and for a visual history of the Windows® OS, see the Evolution Of Microsoft Windows: 1985 – 2009).

Microsoft logo history

Windows logo history


Brand Strategy is always of personal interest to any company, website, or project design. It is often of interest to customers, too. Don’t be afraid to revisit your logo/brand. Design is an ever-changing market. Tweak it until it’s right and then plan on tweaking it again. Before 25 years passes.


Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.