Youtube the world’s number 1 video sharing site has implemented a new design recently. To accompany the new design Youtube launched its new Logo. In fact, it’s the company’s first new logo in 12 years.
The new logo does away with the classic ‘Tube-in-a-tube’ design. The red blob that covered the second half YouTube has been removed. Instead, the red play button that’s served as the app icon and visual identifier in a myriad of ads now lives to the left of the wordmark. The red color is also brighter now.
It’s immediately familiar with the old design.YouTube says the change was inspired by our multitude of devices; the new logo is more adaptable fpr different screen sizes. From its announcement post,:
The bright red cherry on top of this update sundae is a refreshed YouTube Logo and YouTube Icon. Designed for our multi-screen world, the updated Logo combines a cleaned up version of the YouTube wordmark and Icon, creating a more flexible design that works better across a variety of devices, even on the tiniest screens. Why’s it more flexible? When room is limited (say on a smartphone) you can use the brightened up Icon as an abbreviated Logo, which will be seen more easily and read more clearly.
Also Google is testing its new design and rolled it to many users in USA . Youtube’s new design is immediately cleaner, more in the vein of material design and its ample use of whitespace. There’s also a dark mode for those of us that prefer not to watch video surrounded by eye-searing whiteness.
Major Design Changes of Youtube
The logo design will be rolled to mobile and desktop version first and will arrive on other apps and services soon.