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June 17, 2019,   12:31 PM

Logos, Now And Then

Hisham Ibrahim

FULL BIO

startup

Rebranding refreshes a company’s image and continuously makes it more relevant. Looking at any company’s rebranding history—whether that through changing logos, packaging or introducing new products.

Compare  iconic company logos can help us find inspiration. Trends are currently favoring more simple and flat designs. Although no doubt we will see something again in the future when trends change.

Here are 5 logos for well-known brands along with their, sometimes surprising, initial design.

Apple

It is hard to imagine the complexity of the first Apple Logo, comparing it to the current simplistic design.

1976

Image source: Wikimedia

2015

Image source: Apple.com

 

Google

Google has kept the fontmark, instead changing the font and the color accent.

1998

Image source: Wikimedia

2015

Image source: google.com

 

Snapchat

Snapchat first launched in 2011, with Chillah, the Snapchat logo. He lost his face in 2013 to become more simple and flat.

2011

Image source: www.logolynx.com

2013

Image source: snapchat.com

 

Firefox

Web browser Firefox's logo has becomes more and more simple.

2004

Image source: www.logaster.com

2019

Image source: Firefox.com/Mozilla.com

 

Windows

Microsoft’s most famous product, Windows OS, represents its name, as the logo mimics house windows.  It has kept the same aspect over the years.

1985

Image source: logos.fandom.com

2013

Image source: microsoft.com



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