Is this how Google's new Gmail logo should have looked?

When Google revealed its new Gmail logo earlier this month, it didn't exactly go down a storm online. The iconic envelope design was removed in favour of a more minimalist icon in Google's signature four colours – much like the rest of the logos within Google Workspace.

Many users have complained that the new logos for Gmail, Google Photos, Google Maps and the rest are too easily confused (which is one way of avoiding our best logos list). Now, one renowned Android leaker has shared his take on how the logo should have looked. 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.