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How Microsoft Designed Its New Logo

Andrew Watson, a graphic artist and lover of fonts, hilariously created this graphic which points out “how” Microsoft created its brand spanking new logo: by using Apple’s go to font Myriad Pro and making a few tweaks. The font Microsoft uses is called Segoe and it’s lovely but it’s more funny to make this connection:

Serious? Of course not. Funny? We think so. We generally like the new Microsoft logo though we’re secretly hoping that the boys from Redmond will one day bring the super snazzy original logo back. [Andrew Brett Watson via Daring Fireball]


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