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Google Chrome’s New Logo – The Official Version

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After I found the new Chromium Logo, many of you ( thanks all ! ) worked hard to show everyone how the new Chrome logo will look like with similar changes on chromium’s logo. Now, it’s time to show you all the official version of new Chrome logo, straight from Chrome and Chrome OS.

Thank you @LoverBoyV and @apexskier for tweeting me this new logo 🙂  So, here it is, let me know what you think. ( Right now, we have only the tiny version of it, I will update you all with the bigger version soon !

Chrome Webstore New Logo Chrome New Logo

Let me know what you think !


  1. kurtextrem Avatar
    kurtextrem

    I like it 😀

    1. chrome story Avatar
      chrome story

      cool 🙂

  2. John Migman Avatar
    John Migman

    Not official… fake

    1. chrome story Avatar
      chrome story

      why ?

    2. Its fake huh…i assuming thats why my desktop icon changed to this when chrome updated, right?

    3. REAL. I have a Cr-48 and this is exactly what it looks like on the new tab page now.

    4. kurtextrem Avatar
      kurtextrem

      It’s now on dev channel, yay 😀

    5. kurtextrem Avatar
      kurtextrem

      Don’t tell use such a crap Derek. It’s only a bug.

  3. Andrea Page Avatar
    Andrea Page

    It seems I have to start hacking my own Google Chrome to keep the current logo.

    Completely did not like.

    🙁

    1. Andrea Page Avatar
      Andrea Page

      I hope they decide to keep the current logo!

      : |

    2. chrome story Avatar
      chrome story

      may be they will come up with some kind of extension for it 😉

    3. svinqVmraka Avatar
      svinqVmraka

      I really don’t get that guys. What’s the big deal, changing the icon on your desktop/bar/dock or whatever is easy. Is it really THAT important what would the ‘about’ screen look like? I mean, sorry I hate trolling but.. The browser is great, I don’t think the icon is so important that it requires ‘hacking’. I got mixed feelings about the icon, but that official one is nice. But before we start whining, we have to see the big, final version of the logo. Hope nobody is offended.

    4. Leandro Nunes Avatar
      Leandro Nunes

      Now you might be able to do something:
      http://chromelogoreverter.blogspot.com/
      Cool idea, ein?

      1. Emil Georgiev Avatar
        Emil Georgiev

        How is this better than just changing the shortcut icon? (not trolling, just wondering 🙂 )

        1. Leandro Nunes Avatar
          Leandro Nunes

          LOL! that is totally right, but you cannot change the inside logos so easily.
          Moreover, you cannot change them at all!

  4. Marco Metin Avatar
    Marco Metin

    I think the current logo is fine and has a STRONG brand image!
    Why change it when it is being the best browser?
    The best logo…

    1. chrome story Avatar
      chrome story

      hope they will publish some blog post explaining that !

  5. Josh Meyer Avatar
    Josh Meyer

    Like the old one way better. Much cooler. Hopefully enough people won’t like it and they’ll change it back.

    1. chrome story Avatar
      chrome story

      hope for the best 🙂

  6. the new logo is much better than the old logo, especially for printing purposes. the current logo is fine for larger things, but at a smaller scale, the details won’t be noticed, e.g the rectangles on the yellow area and the shiny and shadowed areas.

    i, personally, prefer more minimal logos like the new chrome logo and the new starbucks logo. less is more sometimes.

    …and it definitely isn’t fake as the new logo does show up on the chrome webstore logo on the cr48 running chrome 11.

    1. chrome story Avatar
      chrome story

      I agree with you !!! 🙂 well said Robb !

      1. just noticed this on my cr48, the new logo also shows up as the icon for chrome in the task manager.

  7. It looks pretty cool, sad for the people who dont like it, but it wont be changed back!

    1. chrome story Avatar
      chrome story

      I think we need to run a survey here 😉

      1. Good idea!

  8. Their focus is so wrong. Just stick to the current logo, which is absolutely cool and very 3D like 🙂

    1. chrome story Avatar
      chrome story

      will it look cool if they put it as the logo on a laptop ( like the apple logo or android logo on a phone ? ) can we print all the 3D stuff there ?

      1. Marco Metin Avatar
        Marco Metin

        I think this has been done in advertising and… worked quite well.
        It’s no excuse to change logo in order to print well in 2D.
        The current logo in small size, has no details, but on a large scale is perfect. This likely new logo doesn’t show detail on a small scale or large-scale projects.

        Here are some examples:
        http://goo.gl/JSln5
        http://goo.gl/wHmzv
        http://goo.gl/1gK4g
        http://goo.gl/uC8vA
        http://goo.gl/X621L
        http://goo.gl/wkDJC
        http://goo.gl/qeRKu
        http://goo.gl/zrCvH
        http://goo.gl/Zh7WV
        http://goo.gl/EBUw7
        http://goo.gl/PpOAa
        http://goo.gl/QQ5gN
        http://goo.gl/m8Yb2

  9. Well, think about it this way if you’re on windows. Right now, you currently have 5 icons to chose from if you click “Change Icon”. Anyone who likes the old one can do that.

  10. chrome story Avatar
    chrome story

    I think elicik answered your question below !

  11. apruler2012 Avatar
    apruler2012

    it look really cool but i hope they don’t change the icons for google chrome in for windows, or they leave the other options for ppl who want that one.

  12. Naipran Avatar

    I also like the new logo.

  13. Gonna miss the old logo…until I replace it. The new one isn’t bad, per se, but it’s boring. And somehow somewhat threatening. And doesn’t look like a morph ball.

  14. I too have mixed feelings about the new logo, but it really does not look bad at all.

    Actually when you have the new Google Chrome logo sitting in your taskbar next to IE9, you suddenly notice how both MS and now Google have swapped the 3d- style logos for 2D vector-ish ones.

    For those who want a survey of it, there is/was one already of which you can read more about here:
    http://chromeossite.com/2011/03/16/chrome-officially-gets-a-new-logo-its-pretty/

  15. designer Avatar
    designer

    I really don’t like the new logo. Fire the design team I say and start again. What a loss of brand management. Unfortunately it’s a step backwards. The new logo should have been designed first. Maybe google should have employed me since I am a graphic designer.

  16. Chris Tolley Avatar
    Chris Tolley

    I’ve posted a video tutorial on how to change the Chrome icon back to the old 3D icon on a mac. I hope this helps.

    http://christolley.ca/2011/04/28/change-chromes-new-2d-icon-back-to-the-old-3d-icon-on-a-mac/

  17. It sucks big time! Go back to the 3D icon.

  18. i dont like new one (((

  19. Jolin Avatar

    I understand the philosophy behind the new logo… even so, I hate it.

  20. Equinox Avatar
    Equinox

    it is so not techy compared to the previous one… Its actually pretty lame

  21. Jonathan Griffiths Avatar
    Jonathan Griffiths

    It’s crap! It looks like a draft version. Put the 3D version back please or at least give us the option to change it in the settings. Makes my desktop look crap. Sort it out Google.

  22. Colleen Avatar
    Colleen

    No! No! its horrible- no character-just a flat nothing- what were you thinking

  23. Colleen Avatar
    Colleen

    i actually thought it was fake

  24. Shinichi Avatar
    Shinichi

    I liked the 3d look much much more.
    This one looks like its been run over by a steam-roller.


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