Have you ever thought about what inspired designers to create famous logos and what the story behind them is? Perhaps they were an accidental creation?
Useful Sharing couldn’t live without knowing the answers to these questions, so here is a list of the most interesting among them. See for yourself!
Max Keith, the head of Coca-Cola’s branch in Germany during WWII, decided to make a new product. The name for the new drink resulted from a collaboration between Keith and his employees. Keith asked the staff to use their imagination (“fantasie“ in German). Joe Knipp, who was present there, said, ”Fanta!”
The logo of the most well-known animation studio in the world has always been a fairy-tale castle. In the beginning, the prototype was Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany. However,Cinderella Castle
in Disneyland Paris took its place in 2006.
The name of the Danish toy company comes from the Danish phrase “leg godt
,“ which means ”play well.”
This looks pretty creepy, doesn’t it?
“Sam“ in Korean means ”3,“ and “Sung” stands for a ”star.“ Thus, Samsung can be translated as ”3 Stars.“ The figure “3” stands for something “great, numerous, and powerful.”
EGA stands for “Service Games of Japan.” The company initially supplied pinball gaming machines to military bases.
The Alfa Romeo logo
has a very deep historical meaning: the red cross comes from the city of Milan’s emblem, and the bloodthirsty crowned viper is a symbol of the House of Visconti, which ruled the city in the 14th century. However, the viper-bearing vehicles have killed fewer people than other car brands.
Danish jewelry house Pandora also used mythology in its name. Pandora means “the all-gifted”
in ancient Greek. According to the myth, Zeus ordered the creation of Pandora, the first human woman, to punish people for stealing the secret of fire from Prometheus.
The three ellipses seen in the logo for Toyota represent three hearts: the heart of the customer, the heart of the product, and the heart of progress in the field of technology