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Every day we see the logos of famous brands in the world, but we rarely take time to think or learn about its origin or meaning.
We have to find out 12 secret facts about logos of world-famous brands and each story has a certain myth. The truth about these symbols is much more interesting than the early rumors about them. Invite you to consult!
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In the past, there has been a story that the Apple logo is the way Apple wants to thank Alan TuringThe father of computer science was passed away by a poisoned apple. However, the reality is much simpler, designer Rob Janoff wants it to be missing because he thinks that a bitten apple creates depth, and an intact apple coincides with other round fruit.
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Many people believe that the famous Ferrari car company is a symbol of horse power, but this is completely not true. The company’s father, grandfather Enzo Ferrari said the horse logo was painted for the first time on the plane of the famous pilot Francesco Baracca. Later, this logo was given to Enzo by Francesco’s mother after a race; Since then everything has been history.
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Wikipedia globe icon – the global encyclopedia is Earth, one thing is obvious. The puzzles cover many languages representing the multilingualism of the human world. The interesting thing here is that these pieces do not fit into the complete block, because Wikipedia is something that is always updated every day.
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Designer Irina Blok and her design team was tasked with creating something that included “robot and something recognizable“This sounds pretty funny, but the inspiration for them to create this logo was from the public toilet sign.
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In 1962, McDonald’s You have to hire psychologist Louis Cheskin to work. Louis Cheskin was also the job proponent Convert the fast-food brand’s logo to a soft M. This psychologist said that the letter M should be shaped like a woman’s breasts, which have hidden appetite and remind people of their happy childhood. However, it is worth mentioning here that expert Cheskin was not the creator of these arches and they have been present in restaurants since the 1950s.
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In 1923, tennis player René Lacoste walking down the street with his captain, Alan Moore. René Lacoste loves a crocodile-skin suitcase when looking outside the store. René Lacoste and Alan Moore have bet that if René wins the next game, Alan will buy him that suitcase.
However, Lacoste lost. A journalist overheard this story and wrote an article that famous tennis player “Was fighting like a crocodile“. That’s how Lacoste got his nickname and his company later acquired this famous emblem.
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Many people believe that the BMW logo represents an aircraft propeller and even some company employees believe it. In reality, however, it’s much simpler: Blue and white were chosen due to the colors of Bavaria, the home country of the company.
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Recently, Uber changed their logo from the word “U“to symbolize an atom,” the company claims The new logo implies that their vehicle can be found anywhere, just like atomic particles..
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It seems that at first glance this logo symbol is quite simple, but if you look closely at the first letter, you will see that it looks like a common paper pin in real life. Pinterest literally “pin” images on the wall, in the sense that only they can pin them to the virtual world.
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One of the most recognizable symbols in the world is again one of the least expensive. Only 35 USD Phil Knight, owner of the Nike brand, paid this price to a student Carolyn Davidson in 1971 to create it. He was not even satisfied with the initial results. However, the famous Swoosh mark has become a historical symbol and it is not surprising that it is compared to the wings of Nike, the goddess of victory.
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Few people know about this, but the logo’s Starbucks is a mermaid holding 2 tail fins. This badge is inspired by the legend of Melusine, a mermaid who is married to a worldly man. In 1971, the entire image of the mermaid can be seen on the coffee cup, but then it was “censorship“.
Pepsi logo looks simple, but it costs more than you might imagine. This logo is worth up to $ 1 million (about 22 billion VND). Designers have developed it according to the golden ratio which is said to be the most harmonious and pleasing to the eye of the beholder.
There is also another version …
However, this is clearly just a joke. Although if not through censorship, the effects of Pepsi would be similar.
Bonus: The “pink lion” logo Metro – Goldwyn – Mayer
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That is definitely not the way Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer Make this roaring lion logo famous. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer also known as MGM is one of the popular names in the field of film production. MGM was established in 1924 and has produced countless famous films from the past to the modern: Tom & Jerry, 007 series and classics like “Gone With the Wind“.
The impressive feature that makes MGM’s brand is the image of a roaring lion at the beginning of each movie. This lion logo has existed throughout the history of MGM for nearly 100 years.
See also: 10 interesting secrets behind the logos of famous Hollywood studios