We always associate brands with logos, just one look at the brand logo and we know which brand it is. But, many of us don’t really know much about the meaning of these logos? I mean, we may be well acquainted with the logos but not the astonishing facts related to it.
I’m sure you don’t know the astonishing facts related to these famous logos!
1. The Wikipedia logo.
We all know how the Wikipedia symbol looks like, but did you know the hidden meaning behind the logo? The puzzles pieces indicate the different languages that Wikipedia is available in and the missing pieces indicate that the information is being updated every day.
2. Pepsi Logo.
The logo may look really simple but costs a whopping $1 million, owing to the golden ratio of colors that pleases the human eyes the most.
3. The Starbucks Logo.
Original Starbucks logo had a mermaid holding her two tail fins, she was Goddess Melusine, who married a mortal man. The recent logo, however, is a censored version of the original one.
4. Nike logo.
The founder of Nike wasn’t at all satisfied with the logo that his student Carolyn Davidson had designed. He had paid him just $35 for it. But, it soon became one of the most recognized logos in the world.
5. The Pinterest Logo.
We are all too familiar with this logo, aren’t we? Well, at first glance though it looks just a word, but if you look closely you’ll notice a pin in the letter “P”, you can literally pin the pictures to your wall!
6. Uber Logo.
The new Uber logo has changed its logo from U to something that resembles an atom, indicating that their cars can be found anywhere.
7. The BMW logo.
People thought it to be resembling an airplane propeller, but these speculations were cleared when the owner in an interviewed that the logo, in fact, is inspired by the colors of the flag of Bavaria.
8. Lacoste logo.
This has quite the backstory, Rene Lacoste, the famous tennis player was walking down the street with his then team caption Alan Moore, he saw a crocodile skin suitcase in one of the stores and made a bet with Alan that if he wins the next game, Moore would have to buy Rene the suitcase. Though Rene lost the game, a journalist who overheard the conversation described the player as a crocodile who fought really hard for the match. Later, his company turned this earned nickname into an emblem.
9. McDonald’s logo.
The arches on the McDonald’s logo resemble females breasts which were thought by psychologist Louis Cheskin to arouse the feeling of hunger in people and also remind them of their happy childhood.
10. Apple logo.
Now, who doesn’t recognize this one? One of the astonishing facts is that Designer Rob Janoff said in an interview that the bitten apple clearer in its dimensions that will distinguish it from other round fruits. Though early rumors had it that it was dedicated to Alan Turning who died by biting into a poisoned apple.