Have you ever thought that brands’ logos have stories as well? Today, we are here to share meanings of popular brands’ logos. Enjoy reading them! 🙂
The name of this Logo is derived from the founder of Adidas- Adolf Dassler. Three stripes have always been a part of their logo. The stripes are staggered to look like a mountain. The mountain represents the challenges and obstacles athletes will face and overcome.
Picasa, Google’s image organizer. At first glance, it looks like a simple camera shutter, but the space in the center of the shutter actually forms a house. This is because Picasa is considered ‘home’ for all of your photos, and casa in Spanish means "home".
It’s often supposed that the central part of the BMW logo symbolizes the rotating blades of an airplane but it is, in fact, BMW’s logo colors come from the Bavarian flag, which is blue and white.
The logo for Beats is pretty simple. The ‘b’ is enclosed in a circle followed by the brand name. The circle, though, isn’t just a circle. It actually represents a human’s head, and the ‘b’ letterform represents the brand’s headphones.
Rob Yanov, the designer who created with the world-famous Apple company logo, has explained how he came up with the idea: ’I bought a whole bag of apples, placed them in a bowl, and spent time drawing them for a week, trying to break the image down into something simple. Taking a bite out of an apple was part of the experiment, and completely by coincidence I realized that ’bite’ sounded exactly the same as the computer term ’byte’.
Many people are inclined to think that the logo of the South Korean conglomerate Hyundai is simply the first letter of its name. Not only so, it also represents a successful deal between a car dealer and a customer.
Pinterest got its namesake from the idea of ‘pinning’ things you like to a board. The ‘P’ represents a pushpin. The letter P in the logo is stylized to remind us of an actual pin.
The four rings represent the four companies that came together to create the original Audi, Auto Union.
Topic: Meanings of Popular Brand Logos