Calm down guys, that's not the new Google logo

A Google logo comparison between two versions of the design
(Image credit: Google)

Google has been changing its app logos so frequently in recent years, that it's understandable that people are on alert for signs of tweaks to its primary identity too. This week, it seemed that an update had been spotted when screen captures emerged showing a design with taller, thinner and less rounded letters. 

But while we've come to expect new logo designs from Google on an almost weekly basis, that's not the new Google logo that people have found. It turns out that there's another explanation for what people are seeing (see our Google logo history to see how the design has evolved over the years).

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Joseph Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment for creatives, from monitors to accessories and office supplies. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives, where he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and collaterals for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.