Logos plays an important role. We judge whether it’s a luxury or a simple one. That’s why they go through vigorous designing to represent their identity. At a first glance, we might miss a creative hidden meaning inside them.
Here is RollNReel reveals the hidden meanings behind the car logos…
It looks like italicised H, but it’s intended to symbolise two people shaking hands and making a deal. Not that easy to spot.
It shows the spinning aircraft propeller, the white represents the propeller in motion, and the blue section represents the sky. This logo is a tribute to the company’s history in aviation.
Well the four circles represent the 4 companies that were a part of the Auto-Union Consortium in 1932, namely, DKW, Horch, Wanderer and Audi.
Mercedes’ tri-star represents the companies dominance over land, sea and air.
Every letter is actually intentionally hidden in there. Can you find them?
6. Alfa Romeo
It’s not a joke, if you have a closer look, you can see the dude eaten alive by the serpent.
One of the world’s best-known car logos, the prancing horse emblem first appeared on the plane of WWI pilot Francesco Baracca. Baracca’s mother told Enzo Ferrari that using the horse would bring good luck, and it certainly seems to have done the trick. The yellow background represents the brand’s Modena hometown.
Mitsu means three in Japanese, while hishi, or bishi, refers to the diamond- or rhombus-shaped water chestnut plant. The Mitsubishi logo references the family crest of founder Yatoro Iwasaki and the logo of his first employer, the Yamanouchi, or Tosa Clan.
The British maker’s logo itself is simply the “RR” initials of the company name. The original ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ is thought to be actress Eleanor Thornton, who modelled for a sculpture called ‘The Whisperer’. When Lord Montagu of Beaulieu requested a custom logo for his Rolls-Royce, this was the inspiration – and it was such a hit that Rolls-Royce commissioned it for all of its cars.
Porsche’s logo is fairly simple – the amalgamation of two coats of arms. It takes elements from the Free State of Württemberg in Western Germany as well as its former capital, Stuttgart.
Now you know how it influences your decision making. Find out about many other brand logo’s hidden meaning in the second part. ENJOY!!!