What Company Logos Looked Like When They Were Young
The Microsoft logo beefed up, the Apple logo stripped down, and McDonald’s used to be a “famous barbeque.” You decide whether these famous company logos changed for the better, or worse.
Like a persnickety bride before her wedding, Yahoo! Inc. tried 30 new looks for 30 days in a row before settling on the clean purple getup you see here. The logo redesign is tame compared to some other contenders, sticking close to the company’s original 1994 design. You’ll also have fun learning the quirky secret messages hidden in famous company logos.
Similar to Microsoft, Starbucks removed its name from its green logo. That doesn’t mean it lacks a good story, though. Have you ever noticed this hidden detail in the Starbucks logo?
It’s hard to imagine that Apple, a leader in the minimalist space, used to have such a busy logo.
McDonald’s went from touting its barbeque to boasting about its exemplary customer service. Don’t miss these 75 mind-blowing facts about McDonald’s.
National Broadcasting Company
We all know the news can be a bit doom and gloom. But this old NBC label takes things to a whole new level.
Via burger king
BK’s original logo paid homage to its “Burger King” character. You’ll never guess what these popular brands are called in other countries.
The “long distance telephone” logo was a trademark of Bell System, one of the precursors to AT&T. Check out these company names that you didn’t know had secret meanings.