SharePoint Platform: Visual Refresh

We are introducing updates to the Microsoft Fluent Visual styling of the SharePoint platform that will improve the experience across the SharePoint Authoring Experience and Microsoft Syntex.

Aligning with the latest Microsoft Fluent design system principles includes updated icons with softer edges, a cooler grey palette, and more rounded corners on various UI controls.

Visual Refresh Details

This visual refresh will provide alignment to the latest Microsoft Fluent design framework. These changes are small visual changes that will improve the experience and provide consistency across the Microsoft platform. Below you will find examples of the updates you can expect to see in the different areas.


Updates to the Quick Links and Image web parts:

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Updates to the web part toolbars:

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Updates to the Command Bar: 

Learn more about Fluent design: Microsoft Design – What’s new

When this will happen:

What you need to do to prepare:

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This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 148368

Standard Release: We will begin rolling out late July and expect to complete rollout by early August.

How this will affect your organization:

No action is required from you to implement this update. However, there are some visual differences that you and your organization might notice as detailed below. 

There is no action needed to prepare for this change. 

Message ID: MC660073

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