What logos include hidden messages in their design?
Answer by Vikram Goyal:
The logo which nobody should miss:
For those of you who thought it was nothing but a potpourri of various letters without meaning, read on.
The logo is an unfinished globe constructed from jigsaw pieces-with some pieces missing at the top—inscribed with glyphs from many different writing systems.
Each piece bears a glyph (letter or character) from a writing system symbolizing the multilingualism of Wikipedia. They include the Cyrillic letter И (“I”), the Greek letter Ω (Omega), the Korean syllabic block위(wi), the Arabic letter و (Waw), the Chinese character維(Wéi), the Hindi akshar वि (Wi) at the left, the Bangla borno উ(U) , the Kannada akshara ವಿ(Vi) at the bottom, the Hebrew (and also Yiddish) letter ו (Vav), the Georgian ვ (Vin) and at the uppermost left the Armenian Վ (Vev).
As with the Latin letter “W”, these glyphs are in most cases the first glyph of the name “Wikipedia” rendered in that language.
The empty space at the top represents the (incomplete) nature of the project, and languages yet to be added.