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You cannot make a complex 3D logo without it being insanely large in size. Unless you saturate its quality big time to cut down file size. Not only that, it's easier for the company to place them just about everywhere. I wouldn't be surprised if you see this logo on Windows 9 loading screen, on the retail boxes, on future XBOX loading screens, and in Microsoft Office. This logo represents their company's products as a whole. XBOX, Office, and Windows coming together as one. Before the logo only pretty much represented Windows. So, honestly I don't see peoples problem with it. It has more meaning now, and looks way better then before.

What on earth are you on about. 3D vs 2D doesn't matter if its a picture file...

This is 2012, if a complex image costs 150kb instead of 30kb, nobody cares.
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WHAT is this wow 4 box's who did they pay to come up with that hahahaha
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WHAT is this wow 4 box's who did they pay to come up with that hahahaha

The whole point is that it's a simple design that still says Microsoft the second you see it. I seriously don't understand what some of you expect from a logo.
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You cannot make a complex 3D logo without it being insanely large in size. Unless you saturate its quality big time to cut down file size. Not only that, it's easier for the company to place them just about everywhere. I wouldn't be surprised if you see this logo on Windows 9 loading screen, on the retail boxes, on future XBOX loading screens, and in Microsoft Office. This logo represents their company's products as a whole. XBOX, Office, and Windows coming together as one. Before the logo only pretty much represented Windows. So, honestly I don't see peoples problem with it. It has more meaning now, and looks way better then before.

What on earth are you on about. 3D vs 2D doesn't matter if its a picture file...

This is 2012, if a complex image costs 150kb instead of 30kb, nobody cares.
Apparently thats probably what makes win8 so responsive and much faster then 7 wink.gifthumb.gif

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WHAT is this wow 4 box's who did they pay to come up with that hahahaha

The whole point is that it's a simple design that still says Microsoft the second you see it. I seriously don't understand what some of you expect from a logo.
I remember when tropicana brought out a new logo/design for their juice it just looked like a cheap generic brand.
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it just didn't seam to be worth changing imo
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The whole point is that it's a simple design that still says Microsoft the second you see it. I seriously don't understand what some of you expect from a logo.

The problem is... it doesn't achieve that.
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it just didn't seam to be worth changing imo

This.
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Apparently thats probably what makes win8 so responsive and much faster then 7 wink.gifthumb.gif
I remember when tropicana brought out a new logo/design for their juice it just looked like a cheap generic brand.

But this doesnt, it still very recognizable and it's also a bit cleaner and simpler at the same time.
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The problem is... it doesn't achieve that.
This.

Really, I'm sure a ton of people would beg to differ. Those 4 colors in any square shape format (whether it's wavy or not) still scream Microsoft/Windows.
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For the last time, a business logo is for brand recognition and marketing purposes, NOT works of art.
As stated, 90% of people here know nothing about design theory nor have any business logic.
Agreed. Here is also a picture I found posted on the Windows facebook just a few minutes ago. Goes to show these people that the new logo isn't bad at all.

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What on earth are you on about. 3D vs 2D doesn't matter if its a picture file...
This is 2012, if a complex image costs 150kb instead of 30kb, nobody cares.
There's the problem, we aren't talking about a picture here. Its a logo for christ sake people. I really suggest you guys read and understand what a logo is.
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