Any brand is seeking to create a recognizable brand logo. Sometimes they reflect the geographical residence of the company or contain images of iconic buildings and attractions to increase customer loyalty.
Logos are more than just cool little designs and they worth more than a thousand words. Here are some examples of amazing places that caught on the logos of popular brands. Check it out!
Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
Walt Disney Pictures, 1985–2006
Neuschwanstein Castle is a nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau in southwest Bavaria, Germany. One of the most popular castles in Europe, Neuschwanstein Castle is best known for having served as the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle. In 1985 this stunning castle came to the logo of the Walt Disney Corporation.
The Castle of Usse, France
Walt Disney Pictures, 2006—present
In 2006, the logo “Disney” changed. New Castle is higher, more beautiful and bigger. You will, of course, recognize it! It’s a Castle of Cinderella.
The castle of Usse set in the Chinon forest with excellent views across the Loire Valley. This picturesque castle was built for the Buiel family in the second half of the 15th century.
The Matterhorn, Switzerland/ Italy
The mountain logo of Toblerone chocolate cannot be confused with anything else. The Matterhorn is a mountain in the Alps, straddling the main watershed and border between Switzerland and Italy. It’s one of the most recognizable peaks in the Alps.
Hockey club “Washington Capitals.”
What? Capitol? The logo of “Washington Capitals” contains a predatory-looking eagle in traditional colors. But if you look closely, the Capitol dome will appear at the bottom of the logo. Well, great and professional work of designers.
Spasskaya Tower, Russia
XXII Summer Olympic Games
The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad was an international multi-sport event held in Moscow. On the symbolic logo created specifically for the XXII Summer Olympic Games, it’s easy to guess the Spasskaya Tower. This tower is the main tower with a through-passage on the eastern wall of the Moscow Kremlin, which overlooks the Red Square.
Hotel Moskva, Russia
The Hotel Moskva was constructed from 1932 until 1938, opening as a hotel in December 1935. Designed by Alexey Shchusev, it was built to be one of Moscow’s finest hotels and was lavishly detailed with works of art and mosaics by some of the best artists of the Soviet Union. Nowadays a new name of this hotel is Four Seasons Hotel Moscow.
You can see this recognizable building on the logo of “Stolichnaya”, which is a well-known Russian brand.
Golden Gate Bridge, USA
The logo of Cisco Systems company is a stylized image of the Golden Gate Bridge, which is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate Strait, the one-mile-wide (1.6 km), one-point-seven-mile-long (2.7 km) channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Perhaps this logo is one of the most stylish geographic design solutions.
The Valley of Chamonix, France
Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and most notably the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and is known as the “gateway to the European Cascades.” The north side of the summit of Mont Blanc, and therefore the summit itself are part of the village of Chamonix.
Evian is a France mineral water brand, the name coming from several sources near Évian-les-Bains, on the south shore of Lake Geneva. No wonder that you can see Chamonix peaks on the recognizable logo of Evian.
Tyne Bridge, United Kingdom
Newcastle Brown Ale
The birthplace of the brand Newcastle Brown Ale is Newcastle. Almost 100 years ago, on the North East coast of the UK, this beer scored the first army of fans. On logo of this brand, you can see the Tyne Bridge, which was the main attraction of the city at that time.
Prince Rupert’s Tower or Everton Lock-Up, Britain
Everton Football Club
Everton Lock-Up, sometimes referenced by one of its nicknames such as Prince Rupert’s Tower or Prince Rupert’s Castle is a lock-up located on Everton Brow in Everton, Liverpool. It is famous for being the centerpiece of the crest of professional football club Everton F.C.