Find Out Hidden Meaning of Famous Logos

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You must have tried to outline your own company’s logo or the design you like the most. It may be due to our artist that lies within us or visualise how it designed. But we hardly wonder how all those big companies get their famous logos and why it designed such. There is definitely some reason or some unknown facts about how these famous logos originated.

Here we bring you the hidden meaning of some of the famous logos. Check for your desired company too.


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It got its name from the current Adobe Creek which flowed behind the house of its co-founder John Warnock. The initial letter of its name ‘A’ is its logo.

2. Baskin Robbins:

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The most loved ice cream brand has its logo in such a style that 31 is in pink colour within the initials ‘B’ and ‘R’ which mark the 31 different flavours the company offers.

3. Gillette:

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The normal looking logo has something to say about its razors. ‘G’ and ‘I’ have cut sharply which shows the sharpness of its razors.

4. Nike:

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It named for the Greek Goddess of victory. The logo called “Nike Swoosh “ which symbolises Goddess ‘s flight.

5. Pepsi:

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Its original logo the red script on white background. Its logo changed time to time and the present one is a bottle cap in a circular fashion with red and blue coloured stripes and white in the middle over it. The name Pepsi came from the digestive enzyme ‘Pepsin’.

6. VAIO:

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The ‘V’ and ‘A’ designed such to look like an analogue signal and ‘I’ ‘O’ represents the numbers 1 and 0 of the digital signal.

7. Unilever:

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The simple ‘U’ has some random images within it which symbolise the vast diverse products of Unilever’s business.

8. Sun Microsystems:

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A computer shaped logo made up of U’s and N’s that make an ‘S’ when they were seen together. A complete ‘SUN’ can  read from any side we look at it.

9. Formula 1:

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It is popularly known as F1 .The initial ‘F’ in black signifies Formula and the red pattern indicates speed. We wonder where is the 1 then ? It’s right in between them . The white space in between black and red colour denote 1.

10. Adidas:

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It named after its founder Adi Dassler .The 3 stripes from a mountain which indicates the aims and goals that lie ahead of an athlete and the efforts one must put to achieve them.

11. Linux:

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Its logo is a penguin character named “Tux”. It represents Linux because a penguin symbolises quickness, force, and idea. It comprised of black ,yellow and white colours which stand for happiness , intelligence and enthusiasm.

12. Nokia:

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The most simple and unique logo of all times. Two people shaking their hands which indicate the company’s idea to bring people together and the tagline “Connecting People “ says it all.

Now you know the hidden facts behind some of these famous logos. Do try to crack the code yourself of some more companies and let us know.

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