Interesting Facts About Famous Logos

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Nowadays Logos plays an important role in the brand value of the company and marketing a product. More recognizable and attractive a Logo is to the general public more the leads it generates for a company. Creating a perfect logo for a company is not as easy as looks. Some companies spend millions just to get a unique and compelling logo for their brands. Almost every logo of the famous brand has some interesting history or story or amazing hidden meanings behind them. Just Be Witty brings you some Interesting facts about famous logos.

1. Apple

Apple Logo
Interesting Facts About Famous Logos

Apple’s first logo was completely different from what it is now. The logo what we see now was designed by Rob Janoff, originally with colored strips on it. The idea behind a bitten apple was to show the dimensions so that consumer don’t confuse it with any other round shape fruit.

2. Nike

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Nike’s logo one of the most recognizable and powerful logos around the globe and is also one of the cheapest. Phil Knight, the owner of the company just paid 35$ to Carolyn Davidson in the year 1971 for her design. It is said that the design of the logo was derived from the Greek goddess the Nike, goddess of victory.

3. BMW

BMW logo
Interesting Facts About Famous Logos

Many people believed that the BMW logo symbolizes the company history in the field of aviation during world war II. But the truth is the logo was chosen from the colors of the Bavarian flag.

4. Amazon

amazon logo
Interesting Facts About Famous Logos

Amazon is one of the largest e-commerce sites in the world and their logo suggests the same. The yellow underlining arrow in the Amazon logo points from the ‘A’ to the ‘Z’, which shows the store has everything you need.

5. Pinterest

pinterest logo
Interesting Facts About Famous Logos

The Pinterest logo seems really simple in a first look, but if you look at it closely, you will appreciate the creativity of the designer for sure. The letter ‘P’ in Pinterest resembles to pin we usually use for pinning something to a wall, only it does the same for us on an online board.

6. Ferrari

ferrari logo

Many people believe the Ferrari logo symbolize horsepower, however, the story behind the logo is completely different. The horse which we see as the logo was initially painted on the plane of Italian fighter ace Francesco Baracca. Later Baracca’s mother suggested Enzo Ferrari, to paint the horse in his cars for good luck.

7. Baskin Robbins

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The Baskin Robbins is a cream chain which was started by two brothers-in-law. They offer 31 different variety of flavors, flavor for every day of a month and they have cleverly inscribed 31 in their logo Initials with pink.


Here is our complete list of Interesting facts about famous logos. Now that is what you can call as perfect branding.  Are you aware of any other stories behind any famous logo not mentioned by us? Do tell us in the comment section.

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