The cost of the most recognizable logos of all times vary in a wide range: while some global brands paid for their creation millions of dollars, others paid $ 15. And some did not spend a dime. Logo is a key factor in the company’s strategic development. You’d be surprised what companies spent millions of their iconic logos, and which did not spent anything.
Google logo price tag: $0
The original Google logo was designed in 1998 by Sergey Brin, one of Google’s founders in Gimp. Later it has been fine-tuned several times, but the original concept was kept intact.
Coca-Cola logo price tag: $0
The famous Coca-Cola logo was created by John Pemberton’s bookkeeper, Frank Mason Robinson, in 1885. Robinson came up with the name and chose the logo’s distinctive cursive script. The typeface used, known as Spencerian script, was developed in the mid-19th century and was the dominant form of formal handwriting in the United States during that period.
Twitter logo price tag: $15
The Twitter logo was designed by Simon Oxley in 2009. It has recently been updated.
Nike logo price tag: $35
The Nike logo was designed by Carolyn Davidson in 1975. The price only included the logo design, which later has been refined but the original concept just like in the case of Google and Coca-Cola has been kept intact. Later Nike gave 500 shares of stock to the designer, which is now worth over $600,000.
NeXT logo price tag: $100,000
The NeXT logo was designed by Paul Rand for Steve Jobs in 1986.
London 2012 Olympics logo price tag: $625,000
The 2012 Olympics logo was designed by Wolff Ollins in 2007.
Pepsi logo price tag: $1,000,000
The new Pepsi logo was designed by the Arnell Group in 2008. The listed prices include a complete branding package unless otherwise noted.
BBC logo price tag: $1,800,000
The BBC logo was redesigned in 1997.
British Petrol (BP) logo price tag: $211,000,000
The BP logo was redesigned in 2008.