The 10 Most Memorable Brand Logos

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by Ayaz Nanji
Consumers in the United States and the United Kingdom say the logos of Nike, Apple, Coca-Cola, and McDonald’s are the most memorable, according to a recent report from Siegel + Gale.

The report was based on data from a survey of 3,000 people in the United States and United Kingdom. Respondents were shown the logos of 100 top global brands, then asked to name and describe the ones they found most memorable.

Nike is the most memorable of the logos examined (16% of respondents cited it), followed by Apple (15.6%), McDonald’s (11.1%), and Coca-Cola (9.7%):

There was some variation in the answers of US and UK respondents; however, the top four memorable logos were the same, though in a different order:

Consumers are more likely to ascribe positive attributes such as trust, respect, and reliability to logos they are familiar with.

In contrast, consumers are more likely to ascribe negative attributes such as pretentiousness, tackiness, and being boring to logos they are unfamiliar with:

About the report: The report was based on data from a survey of 3,000 people in the United States and United Kingdom.