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The past and the future of famous logos

admin Tue, 11/27/2012 - 10:13

We review the history and imagine how Apple and other famous logos will look like in the future.
Update: I added 6 more predictions. Hope you like them!


KFC turns to KFB (Kentucky Fried Broccoli)


Ford


Shell will switch from fossil to solar energy


Pepsi


Internet Explorer


Coca-Cola

past and future logos ibm
IBM

past and future logos xerox
Xerox

past and future logos microsoft
Microsoft. I made this image before the latest MS logo redesign. I almost predicted the new logo.

past and future logos LG
LG

past and future logos VW
Volkswagen

past and future logos starbucks
Starbucks by Felipe Torres

past and future logos google
Google

past and future logos GAP
GAP

past and future logos nokia
Nokia

past and future logos firefox
Firefox

past and future logos motorola
Motorola

32 Comments

Valef Creations's picture

LMFAO!!!!! Gap logos (it seems that they can't decide what they want :P :P ) !! expecially with the firefox logo 2012 - is this star suppose to mean something? ;)
(end of the world maby? 2012 ) :P :P :P :P

ChristianHunter's picture

LOL! Great catch aadi! I totally missed that one!

Now I can't believe that the Volkswagen logo (which Hitler had a heavy hand in popularizing as "car of the people" roughly translated) of 1939 is correct....or is it? I mean, you remove the inner two rungs or "blades" of the "F"-like fans protruding from the axis (no pun...alright, yeah, pun intended) and you'd have a logo that looks wildly similar to the swastika?!?

I'm missing the joke aren't I?

Christian Hunter
Austin, Texas

DaveHowe's picture

Yeah. should have turned into the MS logo THEN disappeared :)

alithejumbo's picture

I love the stories of Motorola, Nokia and Firefox :)))

bickov's picture

Not sure about the Apple logo :) GAP's future is the best :D Love it

hfh's picture

This is a great collection of old and future logos- leaning towards the minimalistic. :) I didn't even know about the oldest apple logo. To see a similar post check out our blog critiquing the logos of 2012 presidential hopefuls: http://openbox9.com/2011/09/16/design-for-presidential-hopefuls/

admin's picture

Similar post about presidential nominee logos here: http://stocklogos.com/topic/2012-usa-presidential-candidate-logos

framedrop's picture

The Volksvagen looks a bit like my logo haha http://vincentwinberg.me/

SharonjTelles's picture

I didn't even know about the oldest apple logo. The firefox is also good. with RED.

ApplexDesign's picture

Microsoft Windows....... today......
http://www.theverge.com/2012/2/17/2804917/windows-8-metro-style-logo
Plagiarism? :D :D :D

atif's picture

Its good but how somebody predict future logo now

Snapden's picture

Kentucky Fried Broccoli and the last Pepsi cracked me up.

kiersa's picture

whomever is responsible for this post is brilliant! clever and funny, great work! I had to think about the Firefox logo for a second... :)

suomynonA's picture

The google logo doesnt flow. Why would they lose their world-renowned 4 colors, that they put onto EVERYTHING they own, for a cheap, mega-rounded logo? The rest are great though, really loved them, lol @ starbucks lady getting extremely close.

bshafe8's picture

OMG i like some of them but the ones with just a circle or square of color are not the most creative... :D

logosmans's picture

Such a very useful article. Very interesting to read this article.I would like to thank you for the efforts you had made for writing this awesome article

ryan tomlinson's picture

lol, this is great! I love the pepsi buckcrack logo Design. But they are all genius!

Gryphon's picture

Coca-cola and Shell are my favorite. And Starbucks! Great post!