Cyanogen Inc has a new company logo

Cyanogen Inc has a new company logo

Branding is very important to a company, and Cyanogen Inc seems to understand that. The company already has a very malleable mascot for its custom Android software, and now it has created a logo to go along with the new company ethos. There has been quite a bit of thought put into the new logo, which may be lost on the casual observer, but is quite interesting.

The logo takes into account the three pillars of Cyanogen's plans: customization, security, and open source. Unfortunately, if this weren't explained, no one would be able to figure that out simply by looking at the logo itself. The "C" of the logo could be spotted and maybe connected to the idea of customization (after going past the more blatant connection to Cyanogen). The idea of security is supposed to come from the fact that the overall look is similar to that of a screw, which invokes both ideas of building and securing. 

This new logo is not going to replace Cid, but work with the company mascot. This is the logo for the company, but Cid is the avatar to stand in for the CyanogenMod community, which is still going to continue its work. 

What do you guys think of the new logo?


source: Cyanogen

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10 Comments

1. Kuroki

Posts: 183; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

wow it looks simple and at the same time elegant

2. ocilfa

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

When I turn my head sideways, I see a happy cyclops.

3. Ashoaib

Posts: 3269; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

More professional looking logo

4. D79_D79_

Posts: 40; Member since: Feb 19, 2014

Naaaa

5. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

nice.

6. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Void your warranty, lol I did...

7. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Cool, wondering if it will come displaying in boot animation. Currently it just shows that ugly cid guy.

8. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Poor Cid.

9. Karriope

Posts: 148; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

clever, simple and not particularly inventive but clever. Plus, elegant and modern.

10. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

Reminds me of Zorin OS

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