Google Workspace was introduced initially of October as a rebrand of G Suite and revamped method to office-less productiveness. As a part of these modifications, all of Google’s Workspace apps are seeing new icons, with the rollout now underway.
Google Docs, Sheets
The icons for Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides, in addition to Websites and Types, are largely unchanged. That mentioned, the earmark within the top-right nook is now darker. Inside, Google has simplified in numerous methods, together with one much less line of textual content/row and thinner glyphs.
On Android, there’s a massive change that sees the whole web page form being positioned towards a white background. The apps beforehand used full-width launcher icons. Thus far, Google Docs and Sheets have adopted the brand new design with model 1.20.422.01.
The Meet icon may be very a lot in keeping with Gmail and Drive in that it’s fashioned by the 4 Google colours. Inexperienced right here is the dominant shade — in one other nod to communications and traditional Hangouts, whereas there’s solely a tiny little bit of purple.
Replace 10/19: Google Meet can be rolling out as we speak on Android with model 2020.10.04.337166131. The earlier icon was notable for having a crease.
Chat is getting a brand new flat emblem, however is fully inexperienced in an homage to Hangouts. The interior ‘@’ image has been eliminated, whereas the round message icon is now rectangular and intersects with a rectangle.
10/19: Google Chat is subsequent on the docket with model 2020.10.04.336992968 for Android. This isn’t but extensively rolled out, and encompasses a bigger standing bar icon that’s extra glanceable.
Identical to Maps and Pictures earlier this 12 months, Gmail is adopting an icon that leverages the 4 Google colours of blue, purple, yellow, and inexperienced to kind an “M.” Pink nonetheless has the biggest share, nevertheless it comes as Google strikes away from accent colours in its apps.
All previous Gmail icons distinctly function an envelope. It’s now solely implied, with Google leveraging the whitespace above and beneath the middle caret/chevron to kind an envelope. It’s intelligent in that every one trendy smartphone icons are going to be positioned towards a white background anyway.
10/16: Model 2020.10.04.337159408 of Gmail for Android is starting to roll out as we speak with the brand new icon. Apart from the homescreen, it’s not seen anyplace else within the app, which was additionally the case earlier than given the shortage of a splash display screen. That mentioned, the standing bar icon is now an overview of Gmail’s emblem.
The revamped branding can be making its solution to the net consumer for some customers, however just isn’t but extensively seen.
Drive is comparatively unchanged, however the triangle will get barely rounded edges. There may be additionally a really delicate splash of purple after the icon beforehand solely had three colours. It’s essentially the most minor change, however finally ends up being some of the pleasant.
10/14: Google Drive is the primary app to see its new Workspace icon change into out there for end-users. On Android, it’s nonetheless rolling out with model 2.20.401.06.40 through the Play Retailer, although the itemizing has but to be up to date. The brand new icon is seen on the homescreen icon and splash display screen.
One other change sees Google replace the icon that seems within the Android standing bar. It will get the Materials Theme remedy and is now only a hollowed define.
The brand new Drive icon can be showing within the internet app. It is a easy alternative within the top-left nook and to the favicon. The icon within the internet app launcher can be nonetheless the older variant.
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