Virgin redesigns its original logo

It's typical. You wait ages for a reminder that some of the biggest 21st century corporations grew out of the hippy counterculture of the 1970s... and then two come along at once.

Yesterday we note how the Steve Jobs movie poster recalls how Apple was founded by an acid-dropping Buddhist rebel. And here comes a reminder of how megacorporation Virgin began life as a small-time mail-order record label for lovers of hippy music such as Gong's Flying Teapot (Radio Gnome Invisible, Pt. 1).

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