Sunday, 18 October 2009

24 years of Windows package design

24 years of Windows package design: "

Software packaging isn't exactly the epitome of great design. And, as the world's most used operating system - and being from Microsoft - Windows has had some rather dull boxes designed for it to sit within.

But it's also had some great packaging designed for it too, so we've gathered together images of the box art from each version of Windows, from 1985's Windows 1.0 to next week's Windows 7.

Windows 1.0 - blue is the colour

An "operating environment," Windows 1.0 may have had an eye-catching ad featuring Steve Ballmer, but the design of the box was aimed squarely at business and featured the old Microsoft logo on a navy background.

Windows packaging through the ages

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Via toddbishop

Also see their Windows retrospective: boot screens through the ages


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