9 Secrets Hiding Behind Famous Logos

Numerous well-known logos that we see virtually daily have mystical origins. Some logos contain secret messages and symbols that were created by designers expressly to draw attention to well-known firms.

#1 Actually, this person is Frank Brown.

© Mars, Inc. / wikipedia

In 1943, the well-known brand of parboiled rice and other goods first emerged on the American market. Additionally, the company’s emblem has featured a picture of an old black guy wearing a bow tie since 1946. One of the myths claims that this figure is based on a Chicago maître d’hôtel by the name of Frank Brown.

The business’s proprietors observed him when they were having dinner at a Chicago hotel, and they gave him some money in exchange for the right to use his visage as their trademark.

#2 Ovaries and an electric vehicle company’s logo

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In July 2004, engineers Marc Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard launched Tesla Motors. The business pays homage to Serbian inventor Nikola Tesla by using his name.

You may find a variety of viewpoints regarding the logo’s genesis on social media. Some users think that the creators were motivated by the female reproductive system. Additionally, some individuals believe that the logo resembles a cat’s snout, which Elon Musk (jokingly) verified on Twitter.

The logo, however, really depicts a portion of an electric engine developed by Nikola Tesla in 1883.

#3 A logo with candy

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The sweet that resembles a drop is concealed by the Hershey’s Kisses emblem, a well-known brand of American chocolate.

#4 An iconic artwork appears in the emblem of a fashion company.

© Quiksilver / wikimedia© Katsushika Hokusai / wikimedia

The Great Wave off Kanagawa, a print by Japanese artist Hokusai, served as inspiration for the creation of the Quiksilver emblem in 1973. This design was created by the company’s founders, Alan Green and John Law.

#5 The intended hypnotic effect of the logo

© Gianni Versace S.p.A. / wikipedia

In 1987, Gianni Versace created the Versace emblem for the Italian fashion business. The sculpture of Medusa Rondanini, which shows how the repulsive medusa changed into a lovely lady, served as inspiration for the well-known fashion designer.

Because she made people fall in love with her and they had no means to get out, Gianni Versace decided on Medusa as the logo. He hoped it would have the same effect on those wearing the brand’s clothing and footwear.

#7 Droste-effect

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The happy cow in the The Laughing Cow logo is wearing earrings with a photo of another happy cow wearing the same earrings with a picture of another happy cow, and so on indefinitely. The Droste-effect is what gives the emblem its enigmatic and enduring quality.

#8 Space meatball

© National Aeronautics and Space Administration / wikimedia

A NASA employee by the name of James Modarelli created this symbol, which is sometimes referred to as a meatball, in 1959. The logo makes allusions to several facets of space exploration and aviation.

Our planet is represented by the round blue form. The stars represent space. And the flying emblem is a crimson wing. A space voyage can be seen as the remnant of a spacecraft circling the agency’s name.

#9 The cities that are encoded with the corporate name

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The name is a mixture of the word “oil” and the abbreviation LUK (which stands for Langepas, Uray, and Kogalym, three cities that produce oil).

What impressions does the Tesla Motors logo evoke for you?

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