The only constant in life is change. People, companies, brands and everything else are continuously striving to make things better. Bored Panda compiled the first and most recent logos from 50 companies. We've selected the logos that have changed the most since their creation.
It looks like Pepsi ditched the writing for an even simpler picture. Now, the symbol for Pepsi is recognizable worldwide.
Nintendo not only changed its aesthetics but also the language in which the logo is written.
Starbucks ditched the black image for a green one that is easier to decipher, and cleaned up the drawing.
Instead of a linear logo that is difficult to figure out, Kodak has gone for big and bold red text.
Twitter changed its logo from writing to an image. The company also changed its name from "twttr" to "Twitter."
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Now, the Discovery Channel logo looks much cleaner and easy to read. The map of the world still exists, though
Microsoft's thick, black font makes it recognizable worldwide.
Playboy has kept its image of the infamous rabbit, except now, it's a lot more user-friendly.
Shell started with the obvious image of an actual shell. Today, it's a lot more stylized, with the signature red and yellow logo.
Apple has changed its logo quite considerably. Before, the image was cryptic, like something out of a Disney film. Today, the bitten-into apple is the signature logo.
What would Adidas be without its three stripes?
KFC's big, bold Colonel image has definitely taken an upgrade.
Nestle, one of our favorites, now displays a bird.
Ikea's blue and yellow logo is way more user-friendly. Its bold writing makes it stand out immensely.
What on earth is that image, a fish? Now, Nokia uses a simple, big and bold text to distinguish its logo.
Add a little imagery and some yellow and Lays has got a brand new look.
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While the first Burger King image looks outdated, the one we know and love today is simple and colorful.
Amazon has chosen to include bigger text in its logo today. It also contains a subtle arrow that resembles a smiley face.
Those golden arches are adored all over the world—McDonald's has definitely made a good choice here.
As with most companies, Canon has also chosen to simplify its logo and has used red instead of black.