Microsoft Is Giving Office 365 A Simplified Fluent Design Makeover

Microsoft is bringing its Fluent Design system from Windows 10 over to its Office apps to simplify them for the billion people that use Office. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook are all getting a new simplified ribbon which is smaller and easier to use. The ribbon includes new animations, icons that are designed to be accessible, and subtle color changes to modernize the look and feel of Office. While these changes are coming to Microsoft’s main desktop versions of Office, they’re also coming to the web. Microsoft has re-built its web version of Office on a modern platform to run faster than it has before, and visually it looks a lot better. The new simplified ribbon is a great fit for the web, and you can still expand it to the... Continue reading…

Microsoft Office update brings simplified design, better search - CNET

The classic productivity suite is getting a design update.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Microsoft is redesigning Office to simplify the user experience

Microsoft on Wednesday announced a series of changes in store for its Office suite of productivity applications. Inspired by a new culture of work, the changes are designed to meet the demands ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Techspot

Office 365 redesign rolls-out today, as Microsoft tries to outdo rival Google

Microsoft Word is the first app to get the simplified new look, with Outlook to follow in August. The redesign is currently rolling-out to Office 365 subscribers worldwide.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Daily Mail

Three changes coming to Microsoft Office: simplified `ribbon', new icons, better search

Microsoft's venerable software is used by one billion-plus people each month. Changes promise a simplified customizable ribbon and new color icons.        

Wed 13 Jun 18 from USA today

Microsoft rebuilding the Office interface to align it across Web, mobile, and desktop

This is the first big overhaul since Office 2007 introduced the ribbon.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Arstechnica

Microsoft's Office UI update includes a simpler, cleaner ribbon

Microsoft has given its infamous Office ribbon a much simpler, much less cluttered look as part of its interface redesign for Office.com and Office 365 applications. The tech giant ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Engadget

Microsoft Office’s new Fluent Design overhaul makes it easier to use

Microsoft is bringing its Fluent Design system from Windows 10 over to its Office apps to simplify them for the billion people that use Office. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from The Verge

Microsoft gives Office a refreshed look and feel

Microsoft today announced that it’s bringing a new user interface design to its Office apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. This new look will be in line with the Fluent Design ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from TechCrunch

Microsoft opens Office 2019 for Mac business preview

Mac users who prefer Microsoft's suite of productivity tools but aren't keen on Office 365 are getting their first chance to try Office 2019 for Mac. A preview of the suite ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Engadget

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