Ever wondered what make the companies set the logos they have to identify their brand name? Why they specifically chose the ones they have. Here are some of the famous company’s logo designs and the hidden meaning behind them.
The logo Toyota contains three ellipses of different sizes which represent three hearts i.e. the heart of the product, heart of the customer and the heart of the progress in the arena of technology.
A name so known and easily identified, but what does its logo really signifies? Turning the pages of history, you will find that BMW had a strong connection with the aviation industry and therefore so does its logo. The white sectors represent a motioning propeller and the blue portion represents the sky peeking from behind. Moreover, BMW was a creator of aircraft planes of the German military during the II world war.
3. Sun Microsystems
The impressive logo of sun Microsystems was created by a computer science professor, Vaughan Pratt. Though technically not a designer, he came up with an ingenious design of Sun. The Sun Microsystems logo is a typographic design that spells the same from all directions. The graphics are so designed to be able to read the word ‘SUN’ from every twist and turn.
Due to its unique peacock shaped logo, NBC was formerly known as peacock network in 1956. The peacock logo contains six colored wings (marks the era of colored televisions), each color representing specific departments which are, News, Entertainment, Sports, Network, Stations and Productions in no particular order.
Also, you will see a cut in the purple wing facing towards the right which represents its forward-looking future.
The four hoops in the logo of Audi represent the four founding companies namely DKW, Wanderer, Horch, and Audi.
6. Facebook places
Facebook Places was once considered to be a competitor of Foursquare. The logo contains a rectangular yellow box which depicts the map and a red color mark over it to represent the position.
Cluenatic is a name of the puzzle game. Shouldn’t a logo of the game be in a puzzle form too? Well, that’s what a logo is about. Looking closely you will find the word ‘Clue’ is designed in a way to make it look like a maze. The mystery does not end here. Looking at the whole logo, you will find a key out of it. Isn’t this interesting?
Cisco is a manufacturing, designing and network selling equipment. It is, therefore, logical to represent their logo with the digital signals. Not only this, the logo is shaped like Gold Gate bridge of San Francisco.
9. Eighty 20
Though looks simple, the logo of eight 20 is an interesting thing to figure out. The logo contains two rows of square boxes with blue and white colors. The squares are not random but binary numbers 1010000 and 0010100 which are the form of 80 and 20 respectively.
10. Nintendo GameCube
The logo is shaped in a way to represent G in a blue color and the inner side thus forms a C. It also has a cube in between.
These is the part 4 of our “Clever Logos with Hidden Meanings” article.
If you missed Part 1 and Part 2, you can see the links below.