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100+ Creative Logos With Hidden Messages

The first feature of a good and effective logo is that it can immediately “grab” viewer’s attention. A good way to do so is by giving viewers a little puzzle to solve. Everyone likes puzzles, right? When viewers get the hidden message behind the logo, there’s this instant little satisfaction feeling, and something fun likes this gets people talking and sharing.

Even if the viewer cannot see anything hidden at first sight, the second somebody explains it to him will make the logo stick into his head for a long time.

Now let’s jump to the list of the most creative and clever Logos With Hidden Symbolism, and learn from the best!

Logos with Hidden Symbolism

1. Circus of Magazines

Circus of Magazines - Creative Logos With Hidden Messages

Circus of Magazines is an online marketplace for magazines. It combines an open magazine and a circus tent in order to represent the online community and by extension the website, a place where magazine lovers gather to buy, sell and exchange magazines (Designer: Olivier Courbet)

2. Backspace

Just looking at the logo makes you want to press “backspace” and correct the typo. (Designer: JoePrince)

3. Barcode

Notice that the word “bar” is darker. (Designer: Sean Heisler)

4. To beat or not to beat?

The question mark is made of a belt.

5. Bipolar

The Logo depicts ambiguous emotions. (Designer: Siah Design)

6. Bird

Letter “B” is also a bird. (Designer: Peter Vasvari)

7. Cafe Click

Coffee steam is made of mouse pointers (Designer:Leo)

8. Amazon

The arrow from A to Z, symbolizes what Amazon is known for selling everything from “a to z” . It also serves as a smile, making the company feel friendly and approachable.

9. City Direct

“Notice how the space around the plane forms the letters C and D.” (Tobias) (Designer: Logomotive)

10. Elefont

There’s an elephant trunk inside the letter “e”. (Designer:m1sternoname)

11. Formula 1

Empty space in the middle creates a number “1″ for “Formula 1″

12. Families

Those 3 letters in the middle ‘i’, ‘l’, and second ‘i’ represent a family (father, mother and a child, or 2 fathers and a child in some countries).

13. F*ck!

A bit provocative logo against nazism and racism. (Designer:Karl Design)

14. FedEx

If you look closer you’ll notice the right-pointing arrow in between the ‘E’ and the ‘x’, representing precision and speed at which FedEx works.

Update: Anyone else see the spoon in “Fed” of Fedex? (@lissnup)

15. Half

(Designer: wunjo)

16. Iron Duck

A hanger looks like a duck. (Designer:Siah Design)

17. Yoga Australia

Woman is making a pose that forms the Australian continent between her leg and her arm.

18. Killed Productions

Letter “i” is lying as if it was killed. (Designer:Ethereal)

19. Mosleep

Mosleep is an organization of doctors that deals with people having sleeping disorders. The logo is their intial ‘M’ that was designed to also look like a bed. (Designer:Muamer)

20. Mr.Cutts

The scissors are transformed to look like a face with glasses and mustache. (Designer:Tabitha Kristen)

21. NBC

There’s a hidden peacock looking to the right representing the company’s motto to look forward, and not back.

22. Pencil

Letters “i” and “l” form a pencil. (Designer:reghardt)

23. Push The Bottle

You can see a hand pushing a button inside the bottle. (Designer:Hemisferiod)

24. Shocked

The socket’s expression says it all. (Designer:Fogra)

25. Sushi

Letter “H” looks like chopsticks picking a sushi. (Designer:Type08)

26. Threesome

27. Twins

Letter “N” looks like number 2, symbolizing twins. (Designer:Actiondesigner)

28. Up

An arrow showing up forms a letter “u” and also has a hidden “p” inside. (Designer:m1sternoname)

29. Wine Searcher

It looks like eyeglasses binoculars and bottles of wine at the same time.  (Designer:Itsgareth)

30. Zip

(Designer:logomotive)

31. Black Cat

Letters “c” are also cat’s eyes. (Designer: vasvari)

32. Bee

A swarm of bees forming a “B”. (Designer: AlexanderSpliid)

33. Web Girls

The mouse cursor and the dot forms a sign of a female. (Designer: scala_humana)

34. Invisible Agent

There’s a hidden tie in the logo. (Designed by AlexWende)

35. Night Golf

The golf ball is lit like a moon. (Designer: MikeyMike)

36. Found Customer

The missing puzzle part is also a pictogram of a human. (Designer: Matto)

37. Missing

Both letters “i” are missing. (Designer: JoePrince)

38. Airtime

The clock’s arrows are also a plane. (Designer: firebrand)

39. Catch Me!

Falling man and hand at catch moment. (Designer: Matto)

40. Book Cover Cafe

The book is shaped like a cup of coffe. (Designer: Macarotti)

41. Bird Love

Logo created from a B and L forms a heart and 2 birds. (Designer: Logomotive)

42. Boxsit

Box + Chair. (Designer: Logomotive)

43. Cloud Corner

Cloud server company, it’s like having your private “corner” in the cloud. (Designer: peclat)

44. Code Fish

Code Fish - Creative Logos With Hidden Messages

The fish is formed of various computer symbols. (Designer: mabu)

45. Cowbra

Cow + zebra. (Designer: Tom Merckx)

46. Moon

(Designer: JoePrince)

47. Crowd

A logo that stands out from the crowd. (Designer: !mude)

48. Impotence

Letter “i” has some problems standing up. (Designer: mabu)

49. Wiesinger Music

Letters “w” and “m” look like piano keys. (Designer: Patrik A.)

50. Fly

Letter “f” is rotated to look like a plane. (Designer: holajoan)

51. Dolphin House

There’s a dolphin’s flipper cut out of the square. (Designer: Ico Design)

52. Coffee Night

There’s a moon shape made of coffee foam inside the cup. (Designer: azdesign)

53. Doghouse Brewing

Logo for a brewing company targeting adult male screw-ups who feel they’ve been put in the “doghouse.” (Designer: JohnBoerckel)

54. Ocular Ink

Drop of ink + glasses. (Designer: OcularInk)

55. Egg

Letters “g” are made of eggs. (Designer: creattica)

56. Unarmed

Literally unarmed silhouette of a man. (Designer: JoePrince)

57. Fishop

Fish Silhouette. (Designer: Levogrin)

58. Wine Forest

If you look more carefully, you should also see 3 bottles of wine.  (Designer: jeriahblau)

59. X-Mas

There’s a hidden Christmas tree inside the letter “X”. (Designer: Dalius Stuoka)

60. FoodPhotoBlog.com

The lens of the camera is also a plate. (Designer: Siah Design)

61. Handy Dog

Dog’s silhouette made with a hand. (Designer: makarevichyana)

62. King Fish

If you take a closer look at the crown you should see 4 fishes. (Designer: Emil Hartvig)

63. Uptown

The houses are actually arrows pointing up. (Designer : mister jones)

64. Coffee Cup

Logo for coffee house Coffee CUP where high quality coffee is served. Notice that logo of coffee cup is made of letters “CUP”. (Designer: Jan Zabransky)

65. Next

Letters “e” and “x” form an arrow. (Designed by Robert Butkovic)

66. Seeds

The letters look like little seeds, and letter “d” is already sprouting up . (Designed by by dotflo)

67. Random

Applies the concept of “luck of the draw” of gambling by incorporating slot machine imagery into the typography. (Designer: logocafe)

68. Pause

This logo is created for Pause Fitness world, and the letter “u” looks like a pause symbol. ( Designer: Volkan Eksi)

69. Portrait Photos

There’s a man’s silhouette inside the camera. (Designer: Atakan Seçkin)

70. Panda Communications

If you look more carefully, you should see that letters “p” and “a” are also panda’s eyes. (Designed by: Nido)

71. VinoPiano

Vine glasses also look like piano keys. (Designed by Mootto Studio)

72. French Bakery

French bread is also a letter “F” (or other way around). (Designed by: milash)

73. Steps

(Designed by: Jason Sanzone)

74. Freedom

A part of letter “m” flies away like a free bird symbolizing freedom. (Designed by Jens Wickelgren)

75. DoDo Grill Restaurant

Company name “DoDo” looks like meat skewers. (Designed by Dalibor Novák)

76. Babelfish Legal

Logo for a law office from Netherland. (Designed by Rokac)

77. Martini House

There’s a hidden house between two martini glasses. (Designed by: EBrown)

78. Infinite Love

(Designed by KonradK)

79. Drop

(Designed by lboi)

80. Art Sharks

The top of the brush looks like shark’s fin. (Designed by dzineden)

81. DG Fishing

There’s a hidden fish between letters “D” and “G”. (Designed by contrast8)

82. Cloved

(Designed by contrast8)

83. Unlock

(Designed by cleber)

84. Octopus Caffe

(Designed by contrast8)

85. Golf

Logo for the golf outing promotions in Nevada, USA. (Designed by Type08)

86. Cinema Cafe

(Designed by Muamer)

87. Light Bureau

(Designed by D4design)

88. Wurst Fabrik

There are two hidden sausages inside the logo. (Designed by 321visual)

89. Mummy

The whole logo looks like a lying mummy. (Designed by hemisferiod)

90. Happy Quote

Quotation mark looks like a side view of happy face. (Designed by mabu)

91. EcoHouse

For green campus living. (Designed by Myco)

92. Orange Cat

Letters “O” and “C” form a cat. (Designed by grabarz )

93. Backword

(Designed by mabu)

94. Animal Search

Bird’s head is also a magnifying glass. (Designed by nickhood)

95. Crayne Locksmiths

(Designed by princehat)

96. Illusion

(Designed by Anthony Lane )

97. Knife

Letter “f” looks like knife with a drop of blood. (Designed by cleber)

98. Height

There’s a hidden “H” between the two arrows. (Designed by strizhart)

99. Lochness

(Designed by Navy Blue Design)

100. Motion

There’s a hidden “M” inside the logo. (Designed by Nick Hood)

101. Bread & Breakfast

The coffee inside a cup looks like a loaf of bread. (Designed by Strudel Design )

102. Arrow

(Designed by cleos)

103. Fit

A hidden “i” between the letters “f” and “t”. (Designed by Radomir Tinkov)

104. Delta Airlines

An airplane and the greek letter “delta”.

  • oz loya
    Posted at 04:02h, 13 August Reply

    ..so, I still didn’t make it to this list?

    http://logopond.com/gallery/detail/144937

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  • zohaib
    Posted at 09:46h, 13 August Reply

    add coca cola also.. because in the word cola. there is hidden girl face..

    • Prestop
      Posted at 09:33h, 29 October Reply

      Well that’s new. I heard that Coca Cola had hidden Danish flag in their logo.

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  • Peter Vasvari
    Posted at 10:18h, 10 September Reply

    6. Bird Letter “B” is also a bird. (Designer: Peter Varsvali) – It’s wrong name. Good name: Peter Vasvari
    Thank you very much the appearance here, it’s really kind!

  • Ella Smarts
    Posted at 05:46h, 16 October Reply

    Where is the airplane in the logo Delta

  • Sarita Ravi
    Posted at 11:11h, 02 November Reply

    anyone who can help me with a logo for the word Invoque? we are into interior décor.

  • ABINAV ENTERPRISES
    Posted at 19:18h, 18 December Reply

    pls anyone who can help me with a logo for the word ABINAV ENTERPRISES? we are into ELECTRICAL RELATED.

  • M.umair
    Posted at 01:01h, 25 March Reply

    plz anyonecan help a logo for word SYED ADVERTISERS we are Advertising agency of bill boards

  • tiff
    Posted at 21:30h, 15 April Reply

    any help with logo for PLAY a youth sports org. or purposeful play. thanks

  • Kaiden Thomas Droste
    Posted at 07:08h, 08 June Reply

    For a logo for the youth sports you could just put play but make the y a field goal for football

  • John
    Posted at 13:36h, 30 July Reply

    hi,
    I am working in designhill.com as designer.
    We are working on same kind of stuff. I hope you and your readers will like our interactive guide too.
    http://www.designhill.com/…/famous-logos-hidden-meanings

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  • Denise
    Posted at 08:55h, 05 October Reply

    Loved all the creative logo’s !! Pretty cool!

    Anyone have any ideas or feedback on how to do something unique with a fitness company named “transition” ?

    Hastag “fitforlife”.

    Thank you very much!

  • Jemma kirby
    Posted at 11:29h, 23 October Reply

    Could somebody help me with logo please……..the name is doolally……..I have a dog walking business.many thanks…..jemma

  • Rebecca
    Posted at 16:17h, 09 November Reply

    There are a lot of examples like given above. A few days ago I found http://www.checktheairport.com webpage which has taking off airplane as a check mark 😉

  • Nishank Namdev
    Posted at 09:09h, 19 November Reply

    please suggest a logo for ‘AAS’ for addvertiment compny

  • Joshua
    Posted at 13:01h, 28 December Reply

    hi,
    I am working in logo crust as designer.
    We are working on same kind of stuff. I hope you and your readers will like our interactive guide too. https://www.logocrust.com/

  • Ahmed Abdallganie
    Posted at 20:08h, 09 January Reply

    very smart logo designs

  • sheila rahma
    Posted at 10:38h, 01 March Reply

    I am so much inspired. hoping to create such outstanding logos soon

  • TMkumar
    Posted at 08:13h, 15 March Reply

    Very Nice Website…it’s very useful for create a new logo with some meaningful message.

    Thanks for this blog

  • Adeodatus Kakorozya
    Posted at 19:56h, 02 May Reply

    Great article, Anna designer inspired by logos with hidden meaning,is there a way we readers can share the logos we made to showcase here?

    Thanks in advance

  • Adeodatus Kakorozya
    Posted at 19:59h, 02 May Reply

    Sorry for typo,please omit Anna designer, I meant to say Am a designer, lol… these smartphones 😁😁😁

  • Clark Johnson
    Posted at 14:48h, 13 June Reply

    We have a variety of Logo design at Logo Venture.
    Visit us: http://www.logoventure.com/

  • Globe Digits
    Posted at 05:34h, 26 July Reply

    No doubt that you have shared an awesome post.

  • Noe
    Posted at 23:57h, 01 August Reply

    Help!!!!
    Anyone have an idea for a office supply company logo?
    Elite Business Source is the company name.
    Thank you in advance

  • Praveen
    Posted at 16:45h, 17 September Reply

    Superb

  • M
    Posted at 15:06h, 07 October Reply

    This is absolutely a great compilation. Really good!
    enjoyed going through many of them again…

  • Dr madhu
    Posted at 22:36h, 18 October Reply

    Hi please suggest logo for
    Celebrity secrets its a hair transplant centre and skin studio

  • logo designers
    Posted at 16:01h, 08 December Reply

    All are good logo design you have shared i appreciated but i want some creativity logo designers because lot of competition in the market no one easy to beaten compatriot

  • TAHIR
    Posted at 12:09h, 01 March Reply

    PLEASE HELP ME OUT..I WANNA MAKE LOGO FOR MY COMPANY THE BAKERS WORLD WITH HIDDEN MEANING..WE ARE INTO BAKING N DECORATING SUPPLIES FOR CAKES,CHOCOLATES ETC

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