11 Famous Logos With Secret Meanings
These logos may be very familiar to you, but we bet you've missed the hidden messages, at least in some of them. Find out the meaning of these famous logos in the gallery below.
When looking at the Hyundai logo, most people just see the first letter of the company's name. In reality, the "H" symbolizes 2 people shaking hands.
The company was named after its founder, Adolf Dassler (Adi Das) and the 3 stripes form a triangle which represents a mountain, as a symbol for all the obstacles the athletes needs to overcome in their career.
The designer who made the logo, Rob Yanov, spent a lot of time drawing apples in various ways and positions. At some point, he took a bite of one apple and realized the word "bite" sounds exactly like the term "byte".
4. Sony Vaio
The first two letters, V and A,Â are drawn like a wave - which represents an analog symbol, while the last 2 letters are actually a 1 and a 0, the symbols of the digital signal.Â
You sure must have noticed the orange arrow in the Amazon logo. It is shaped like a smile to imply that the company is friendly and it goes from a to z to point the fact that they sell everything, from A to Z.Â
If you look closely at the Baskin-Robbins logo, you'll see that that the pink part reads 31, the number of ice cream flavors this company sells.Â
The logo represents a stylised image of an eye of a needle with a thread passed through it. This is a hint to the company's past because there was a time when they used to make weaving machines. Also notice that if you break the logo into parts, you can actually spell the company's name.Â
The Pinterest logo has a pin hidden in the first letter, to suggest the fact that you can use this website to pin the images you find interesting on your online board.
The audio equipment producer has a logo that looks like a person wearing headphones.Â
The chocolate company is located in Bern, Switzerland, a place that is also known as "the city of bears". That's why they've hidden the silhouette of a bear in their logo.Â
The FedEx logo has a hidden arrow between the letters E and x, as a symbol for always moving forward.Â