Why the Nintendo Switch logo is subtly asymmetrical

Nintendo have a long history of making innovative consoles with unusual designs. Take the DS for example, which shook up handheld consoles by introducing a second screen. And who could forget the Wii, which got gamers on their feet and flailing about with its motion sensing controller?

Their latest creation, the Nintendo Switch, continues the trend with a asymmetrical controller that has resulted in an asymmetrical logo design for the console.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.