25 Iconic Logos and Tutorials
1) Mozilla Firefox
The release of Firefox 0.8 in February 2004 saw the introduction of the new branding efforts, including new icons designed by Jon Hicks, who had previously worked on Camino. The logo was revised and updated later, fixing some flaws found when the logo was enlarged.
The animal shown in the logo is a stylized fox, although “firefox” is considered to be a common name for the Red Panda. The logo was chosen for the purpose of making an impression, while not shouting out with overdone artwork. The logo had to stand out in the user’s mind, be easy for others to remember and not cause too much distractions when viewed among other icons.
The current Toyota Mark consists of three ovals: the two perpendicular center ovals represent a relationship of mutual trust between the customer and Toyota. These ovals combine to symbolize the letter “T” for Toyota. The space in the background implies a global expansion of Toyota’s technology and unlimited potential for the future. The toyota logo perfectly symbolizes quality, reliability and the spirit of innovation.
Want to know more, visit the official history page of the company :
The Audi logo comprises of the ‘Four Rings’ which is also the emblem of one of the oldest car manufacturers in Germany. It symbolises the 1932 merger of the four independent motor-vehicle manufacturers: Audi, DKW, Horch and Wanderer. Together with the NSU brand, which joined in 1969, these companies are the roots of the present-day AUDI AG.
It’s pretty obvious what the Volkwagen logo is (a V over a W in a blue background, surrounded by a circle). It’s origin is rather mundane though. The logo was the result of an office competition to see who comes up with the best logo. The winner of the competition was an engineer named Franz Reimspiess (the same man who perfected the engine for the Beetle in the 1930′s)
More information about the history of the Volkswagen logo can be found in this
WordPress was born out of a desire for an elegant, well-architectured personal publishing system built on
The Pepsi logo has made a remarkable evolution over the years into the three-dimensional globe against an ice blue background that’s become synonymous with Pepsi products. Check out a recap of the Pepsi logo over the years in their
There is no denying that the Chrome logo reflects the logo of the company which created it, Google. Fondled by the primary colors, it looks more of a capsule inspired design than anything else. If you have watched the cartoon series, Pokemon you will know what I’m saying.
However the case may be, there are some people who speculate that the Chrome logo was derived from a set of other logos. Philipp Lenssen and Flickr members have come up with a few illustrations to hint that the inspiration for Google Chrome logo may have come from Simon(game) and Pokemon. Read more about the “inspirational” story over at labnol.