Attractions that have become brands
Not many know that the logos of famous companies and corporations not only contain fictitious names, but also to present them the real attractions of the world. After analyzing the situation, advertising specialists have made an audit of design registration of hundreds of brands and calculated the 12 seats, made "modeling career."
German castle Neuschwanstein is one of the most beautiful in Europe - today it is included in the list of the most photographed sites in the world: sometimes here lined kilometer queue of tourists. That castle Neuschwanstein castle became the prototype of a cartoon of Sleeping Beauty in Paris "Disneyland", which gives it more popularity. This castle among children throughout the world are very recognizable, as the emblem of his image - a logo corporation Walt Disney, producer of a huge number of cartoons. For the main Hollywood storyteller Walt Disney shrouded in many legends Neuschwanstein Castle, in fact, became the inspiration for the creation of an interesting story.
One of the most famous peaks in the Alps, or rather its mountain peak can be seen in the logo of the Swiss chocolate "Toblerone", it is not confused with anything, because it is so similar to the quadrangular pyramid Matterhorn. All self-respecting climbers dream to conquer the mountain (4478 meters), which hangs over the village of Zermatt. Despite the fact that there are a lot of routes (30) ascent to the peak of the mountain, but they are available only experienced climbers. Interestingly, this beautiful mountain is located not only on the packaging of the bar, but "snuck" into it: it is believed that the unusual serrated shape chocolate - multiple miniforma of the Matterhorn. Besides, if you look closely, in the center of the logo can be found bear. He is the symbol of the Swiss capital and the homeland "Toblerone" - the city of Bern, which, according to one etymological version, translated as "city of bears."
The Kremlin's Spassky Tower
Stroganov School student Vladimir Arsent'ev came up with the main emblem of the Soviet Olympic Games. Parallel lines, similar to spaghetti symbolizing treadmills, stretched in a pyramid, which then crowned five-pointed star. It is easy to guess the silhouette of the Spasskaya Tower in minimalist design, but to become a "hero" of the emblem would theoretically could possibly any other tower of the Kremlin. There is even a theory that the basis of "dorozhkoobraznogo" building on the logo of the Olympic Games-80 became MSU. However, this theory is not quite right, and it is not subject to any criticism. The fact that the logo was created for the most important sporting events on the planet, and not for the Universiade. Especially because the Kremlin, in contrast to the Moscow State University, has always been well-recognized in the world.
The most famous and popular brand "born in the USSR" - a vodka "Stolichnaya". In the world know about it firsthand, for example, in Vodka Stolichnaya States sold to the 70s. The most important symbol of the capital - the building of "Moscow" hotel (even the former, is the project which, according to legend, coordinated by Stalin himself) - is shown on the label №1 Russian vodka. By the time when the product launched into production, the Kremlin's neighbor has celebrated its 5th anniversary. Hotel "Moscow" was inaugurated in 1935, it was huge, occupied an entire city block and has become one of the first hotels in the Soviet capital. The design of this label from the time almost unchanged: varied font, to obscure the details of the picture, but the facade of the building is still well recognizable. But in fact, "Moscow" hotel, built in the time of Stalin for several years does not exist - at the site of the destroyed hotel built its double-new building.
In the vicinity of the town of Evian-les-Bains there are several mineral springs, in honor of the French town and is known as one of them - mineral water "Evian". On the shores of picturesque Lake Geneva with spectacular views of the Alps is bottled the world famous water. It is not surprising that on the logo "Evian" were just mountains. In addition, the most photogenic - three snow-capped peaks, perfectly visible from the nearby Evian from the Chamonix Valley. In the center of the logo - Mont Blanc (4807 meters), and one of her brothers - the peak of Aiguille du Midi, which is famous for not only its pointed shape as the highest cable car in the world.
in Likani Palace
Back in the 30s invented the basic elements of design label "Borjomi". The image viewed peaks of the Caucasus Mountains, a fountain and a wing of the royal palace of the Romanovs, which are enclosed in an oval - a very well known character in the post-Soviet countries. Romanov royal palace was built in the XVIII century and was located in the village of Likani in Borjomi Gorge, which is famous for its mineral springs and pensions. Currently, this beautiful building is the summer residence of the President of Georgia, as in Soviet times, the palace rested Joseph Stalin. Near Likani located Borjomi resort where extraction takes place and a known therapeutic mineral water. Black Sea from the village is a 3-hour drive.
In Salt Lake City has a basketball club, which is known as "Utah Jazz". One of the best Russian forwards Andrei Kirilenko (nicknamed for their accuracy and rate of fire AK-47), 10 years old played for this club. The logo of "Utah" depicts snow-covered mountain peaks, surely these are the mountains, the views are from Salt Lake City opened just amazing. Its impressive views of the mountain ranges and the Wasatch Okuirr that branch off from the famous Rocky Mountains, they surround the capital of Utah, which is in their valley. Most of the competitions of the Winter Olympics in 2002 was carried out on these ridges.
family mansion apricot
A huge two-storey mansion is depicted in the logo of the confectionary concern "Babaev". This building is in Moscow at Low Krasnoselskaya Street, 7 in the past it belonged to the dynasty apricot candy family. In 1905, it was built by the architect Shnaubertom Art Nouveau. Entrepreneurs who entered the house, moved here its great for those times, the family factory. It is said that such a "sweet" name Abrikosovs specially currently have. Apricot Company produced about four thousand tons of caramel and chocolate a year, hundreds of people were employed in the production of sweets. However, after the revolution is complete, the factory got a new name - in honor of the Secretary of the District Committee Peter Babaev. In recent decades, the company changed owners several times, however, by its geographical position group remained at the same place - in the Abrikosov mansion.
Bridge over the River Tyne
One of the most famous drinks, reddish-brown ale with a rich flavor, use in pubs from the US to Finland. We began producing ale in Newcastle, and despite the fact that the brewery recently moved to the town of Tadcaster, it is still home to the brand will remain forever "Newcastle Brown Ale". In 20-ies in "Newcastle Brown Ale" has already appeared quite a number of fans of the drink, it is here in the north-east coast of the UK. A label of the bottle adorned (and now it is there and remains) the main attraction of the city at the time - a bridge across the River Tyne. The opening of this bridge, the king visited in 1928 by George V. Drawing of the bridge itself was framed by a five-pointed blue star that symbolized the five breweries, who worked at that time in Newcastle. One of them - called John Barras - later became a well-known pubs chain. Bridge Tyne Bridge and now adorns the label of English ales, but somehow he has a competitor: as a test case designers have put on the logo another bridge Newcastle - brand new Millennium (The Gateshead Millennium Bridge), which because of its interesting shape is nickname "blink of an eye."
The cloud of mystery hangs over the history of the US's oldest film company logo (and the only one remaining in the territory of Hollywood). Several times have been changed top of the mountain, surrounded by a halo of stars. According to legend, the first author of the emblem, "the Paramount" was William Hodgkinson, one of the "founding fathers" of Hollywood cinema. It was he who drew a sketch of the mountain on a piece of paper during a meeting with the owner of the "Paramount" Adolph Zukor. It is not known what kind of mountain. Perhaps it was one of the mountains in Utah, where his childhood Hodgkinson. The most famous "live" company logo is displayed during the beginning of the film show and has a very different, pointed, shape. So far, there is no consensus on the location of the mountain. Some people think that the logo for the screen served as the top of the Andes, which is called Artesonrahu in Peru (see photo), others see it as an alpine peak Monviso.
The brewery "Pilsner Urquell"
The legendary brand of the Pilsner "born" in the Pilsen brewery. It was here that was created a unique technology for the production of a light lager with a dry bitterness inherent and intoxicating aroma. Currently, this technology is used around the world. The most popular beer brand in the Czech Republic today is the original beer produced by this technology, it is called Pilsner Urquell. Logo "Pilsner" was invented by guys who did not look far for inspiration for inventing its brand. The logo depicts the powerful arched gate, which actually stand at the entrance to the brewery. Figure these arched gates now available on every bottle of Pilsner Urquell. You can go to the factory and to see firsthand all the components "Prazdroj" (so this beer is called in Czech): barley, hops Bohemian, Pilsen water and brewer's yeast. One of the most pleasant end of the tour - tasting of Pilsner Urquell straight from the oak barrel. And most importantly - you can drink as much beer as you want!
Over fields of Ararat valley towering Mount Ararat, whose height is about five thousand meters. In this valley of vines, from which produce the famous Armenian cognac. To the top of the mountains of Ararat, according to the Bible, landed escaped from the Flood of Noah's Ark, and Noah came out of the ark, the first built after the Flood, the altar, and offered a sacrifice to thank God for salvation. Here Noah planted the vine. Of the harvested crop, he received instead of the usual grape juice - wine. Noah got drunk for the first time from fermented grape juice, he thereby laid the foundation for winemaking. The famous Mount Ararat is visible from anywhere in Yerevan and is the national symbol of Armenia, it is also a hallmark of ARARAT brandy, decorating the label of the bottle.
Prince Rupert's Tower
One of the main symbols of Liverpool is absolutely unremarkable squat tower. That is the part of Liverpool, who is a fan of the football club "Everton". In the 30s of the last century, members of the team "toffee" (this is the team nickname) have decided that they have on the emblem is missing something. So the team players appeared on branded neckties and scarves image of the ancient tower of Prince Rupert, which was built in the XVIII century. This tower was one of the harshest places in the city: while she served and drunk tank, and even a prison. A little over time, the peasants and the workers used it as a storehouse for their tools. Due to the fact that the club "Everton" has used the image of the tower as the logo of his team, the famous ancient monument and preserved until our times. Due to impersonate a football team with a tower of Prince Rupert, it has become everyone's favorite, but recently the symbol of "butterscotch" has undergone global change.