Wow. How much did Microsoft pay Pentagram to redesign the Windows 8 logo? And how much did Pentagram give to the first year "design fundamentals" student to throw this together in Corel Draw?
A flag no more: Microsoft unveils new Windows logo
The multicolored Windows flag is no more. Windows 8 will do away with the wavy Windows logo that Microsoft has used in one form or another for the last 20 years, and replace it with a logo that's, well, a window.
Windows 8 ushers in a new, and completely different, Windows look and feel: it brings the Metro design concept to the desktop. With Metro's emphasis on clean lines and typography, Microsoft wanted a logo that reflected these ideals, and so commissioned agency Pentagram to create the…