Google is changing its iconic Gmail envelope emblem with a design that’s much more consistent with different Google merchandise. The brand new Gmail emblem is now an M made out of Google’s core blue, pink, yellow, and inexperienced model colours. It extra intently matches comparable logos for Google itself, Google Maps, Google Images, Chrome, and lots of extra Google merchandise. The envelope is not any extra.
Fast Company reports that Google thought-about dropping the M altogether or absolutely eradicating the Gmail pink shade, however individuals concerned in person analysis research weren’t pleased with the modifications. The research did, nevertheless, assist Google understand that the envelope a part of the Gmail emblem wasn’t a essential design component, permitting the staff to experiment with maintaining the M and including Google’s conventional shade palette.
The brand new Gmail emblem nonetheless feels predominately pink, with a small contact of yellow and the blue and inexperienced holding up the arch of the M. In case you put it alongside Google’s different logos, it’s exhausting to distinguish between them, although. Google has additionally revamped its Calendar, Docs, Meet, and Sheets logos to match the brand new Gmail design.
The brand new logos are a part of a broader revamp of Google’s G Suite software program, which has now been rebranded to Google Workspace. Google is making an attempt to merge Gmail, Chat, and Docs right into a central location, to higher compete with the built-in strategy of Microsoft Workplace and particularly Outlook e mail.