11 More Hidden Messages in Company Logos
As we've mentioned before, some logos like to sneak in some hidden symbols and meanings. Some might have been staring at you right in the face without you noticing.
The smiling face is strategically placed halfway off the page to create the shape of a “g” for Goodwill.
The female clothing line owned by Quicksilver takes its parent company’s logo and doubles it to make a heart.
3. Hershey Kisses
Tilt your head to the left to see this one: The brown space between the "K" and the "I" create a sideways Hershey’s kiss.
4. Yoga Australia
The negative space created by the yogi’s leg and arm makes the shape of Australia.
5. Kölner Zoo
At first glance, this logo may seem like just an elephant, but you can see a star, rhino, and giraffe in the white space.
6. The Bronx Zoo
The New York zoo gives a nod to their urban geography: A collection of skyscapers can be seen in the legs of the giraffes.
7. Magic coffee
This logo doubles as a coffee cup and a magicians top hat. Some might suggest this is more of an illusion than magic.
8. Sony Vaio
Sony wanted a logo that combined analog and digital technology into one, just as their product does. Designer Timothy Hanley achieved this by blending the two together: The first half of the logo (the "V" and "A") represents the analog wave, while the second half ("I" and "O") represents binary—a computing language written in ones and zeros.
9. Northwest Airlines
The airline played with the idea of navigation with this compass-like design. The W has a strategic line in it, creating an N and an arrow pointing northwest.
10. Hope for African Children
This one is similar to the face/candlestick illusion. The shape of Africa is created in the negative space of a child looking up at a woman.
11. Spartan Golf Club
Spartan Gold Club incorporates both elements of their name. The golfer creates the face of a Spartan warrior and his swing becomes the top of the helmet.