Real World Ambigrams

May 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Fun Stuff

Ambigrams are still very unique, despite their introduction into the mainstream culture by various artists & books. So sometimes, when you see an ambigram in the real world, you have to do a double take to make sure it really is an ambigram! That being said, here are a few more examples of real world ambigrams.

1. Miracle Whip? While the M/W is an obvious ambigram, I never thought I would see this on a container of mayonnaise from Kraft! My girlfriend picked this out of a crowded store shelf in a blink of an eye, and I cannot believe I didn’t see it first!

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2. The Sun microsystems logo has been around for 28 years before it was acquired by Oracle in 2010. While the company itself doesn’t technically exist anymore, the ambigram logo survives!
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3. Say what you while about Hyundai quality, but at least part of their logo is an ambigram!
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4. Xpedx is a simple yet effective ambigram, and in my mind embodies what a corporate ambigram should be: readable, legible, and aesthetically suited for the business.
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If any of our readers see ambigrams in the real world, take a photo and send me an email, telling me where you saw the ambigram & what you think of it. We might just feature it in the next “Real World Ambigrams.”

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  1. the sun mycrosystems logo is the best, Mr. Scott Kim is amazing !!!

  2. Here is another one:
    http://www.inewidea.com/2010/02/17/22256.html#more-22256


 
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