Google Chrome and Chromium to get new logos

By Emil ยท 61 replies
Mar 16, 2011
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  1. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,595   +257

    Who gives a rats ***!!! Silly logos... haha
  2. nismo91

    nismo91 TS Evangelist Posts: 929   +31

    looks like from 3D going to 2D.
  3. Lokalaskurar

    Lokalaskurar TS Enthusiast Posts: 544

    The new logos are much, much uglier than the original. Tasteless and surely some kind of sick joke. No? Gosh d*rnit, Google.

    There are better looking, vector-designed logos of Chrome, but these new ones are in fact very ugly.
  4. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,379   +16

    Meh...I like the old one much more then the new, it just looks so plain in comparison.
  5. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TS Maniac Posts: 488   +10

    Yes the old ones look better because they have the 3D eye-candy going for them, but they probably broke many of the rules in regard to Logo design.

    The newer ones in comparison are blah, but they make for a cleaner (sure boring) logo and still are recognizable (just not in black and white) from the originals. But isn't google about clean and simple when it comes to their designs?
  6. ramonsterns

    ramonsterns TS Enthusiast Posts: 744   +12

    As I said, simply logos aren't bad. Just this one in particular is terrible.
  7. yowanvista

    yowanvista TS Enthusiast Posts: 82

    I like the original one
  8. Nima304

    Nima304 TS Guru Posts: 365   +81

    The old logo is a lot better. The new one sucks.
  9. Like most of you, I prefer the old one. I am a current Graphic Communications student and although the new logo presents more of that simple, flat look, what I love about the old one is that they broke away from that simple flat look that everyone uses.

    TLDR: Old version is unique, defining and illustrative. New version is boring, flat and looks like a cheap knockoff.

    -Dave G
  10. Jibberish18

    Jibberish18 TS Evangelist Posts: 646   +89

    The old logo DEFINITELY looks better but to be honest the new one fits in PERFECTLY with the browser. It's just simple and clean.
  11. Jibberish18

    Jibberish18 TS Evangelist Posts: 646   +89

    I also wanted to add, it would be nice if their was an in between.
  12. nismo91

    nismo91 TS Evangelist Posts: 929   +31

    hold on. i just noticed that in first pic, the new logo seems trash with the color fade effect. looks much better on the about google chrome image.
  13. Ivan Franco

    Ivan Franco TechSpot Staff Posts: 140   +6

    I prefer the old logo, in despite of the minimal style of chrome, but its not ugly at all
  14. Wagan8r

    Wagan8r TS Evangelist Posts: 603   +64

    It's like they forgot what they named their product.
  15. TrekExpert

    TrekExpert TS Enthusiast Posts: 104

    What?!?! NO!!! That's awful, what were they thinking?
  16. Johny47

    Johny47 TS Rookie Posts: 157

    The old google chromium symbol looks like Guilty Spark from Halo =/
  17. edison5do

    edison5do TS Rookie Posts: 231

    For me the old one is good enough.. *_*
  18. bakape

    bakape TS Enthusiast Posts: 123

    You are missing out on the motive behind this. This new 2D logo can be put anywhere for advertisement purposes. Look at Android's! You can print that on a rats *** and it would still be recognisable. :)

    I did like the old one better though...
  19. TitoBXNY

    TitoBXNY TS Addict Posts: 236   +50

    A step back, older version is better.
  20. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    Hahaha... too much free time, Chrome team?
  21. spikester48661

    spikester48661 TS Enthusiast Posts: 101

    old one good and the new one sucks big time.
  22. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,372   +69

    The old one looked like a tit.
  23. What an "improvement"! (note the sarcasm...)

    This is what happens when the Google graphics designers get a pay cut.
  24. Another Vote for the old one!
  25. NOOOOO. the old logo is farrrrr better. all they should do is remove the square panels on the bottom left and it will be fine

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