Inspiration – Walkman Logo Facts, Meaning, History & PNG

Walkman Logo

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  • Download PNG Walkman Logo PNG Walkman is a brand of legendary portable music players, designed by Sony.
  • Walkman sold over 200 million units since its launch in 1979 and until the its production was discontinued in 2009.
  • Meaning and history 1979 – 1981 The very first logo for Walkman was very friendly and welcoming.
  • Looking more like a caricature than insignia, it was composed of a hand-written wordmark with both letters “A” stylized as walking legs.
  • The monochrome lettering was executed in a smooth rounded font with the thick lines of the letters and emboldened ends.
  • Near the right white shoes of both “A”s there were thin horizontal lines, symbolizing motion and speed, and this not only represented the “walking” style of the logo, but also a progressive approach of the growing and developing brand.
  • 1981 – 2000 The redesign of 1981 brought a more professional and modern look to the Walkman visual identity.
  • Now the black logotype set on a white background was executed in a stylish custom sans-serif typeface with rounded angles, arched contours of both letters “Al and solid black dots replacing their horizontal bars.
  • 2000 – Today The brand’s name reflects an opportunity of listening to the favorite music while walking.
  • It was a revolution in the industry.
  • The Walkman logo is unique and iconic.
  • It is one of the most recognizable brand emblems in the world.
  • The nameplate in custom typeface is symmetric and futuristic, with straight lines, and is perfectly balanced by a blot-style emblem of the letter “W” with a dot.
  • Font and Color The Walkman logo was created by Japanese designer Hiroshige Fukuhara, he also drawn the famous logotype, and Mouhammad Alnajjar created a typeface called “Walkman”, which perfectly replicated the original drawings.

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