Turns out the Gillette logo is sharper than you think

The Gillette logo on a gradient background
(Image credit: Procter & Gamble)

Designing a brilliant logo is not easy. There are so many things to think about when creating something as important as a logo, like the colour, font, the company and how you want your design to portray your brand. Some fall flat on their face, and some are absolute design genius – just like the Gillette logo. 

Everyone knows the razor brand Gillette, right? But have you ever noticed the genius logo design? The famous wordmark has been hiding a shaving-themed design secret right under our noses for all this time. If you're hoping to create your own logo but aren't sure where to start, then make sure you check out our 15 golden rules of how to design a logo.

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.