Can you guess what inspired the Girl Scouts logo?

The Girl Scouts logo
(Image credit: Girl Scouts)

As a design blog, we get particularly excited about clever logos with hidden meanings. Over the past few weeks, it seems like every logo ever made suddenly has a design Easter egg – and we're loving it. Today we're looking at the Girl Scouts logo, which is apparently hiding a design secret. 

Girl Scouts has been around since 1912, and it has gone through a few logo changes to say the least. The famous four-leaf clover design (see above) that we recognise today was introduced back in 1978. But did you know that the design has been hiding a secret for over 40 years? If you're feeling inspired by this logo talk and would like to have a go at designing your own, then make sure you follow these 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.