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Mozilla's new corporate logo evokes URL lingo

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NewsHubMozilla yesterday unveiled a new logo for the company and foundation, one that includes typographical elements of a standard URL to “design the language of the Internet into our brand identity. ”
The move dismissed the old dinosaur image and “Mozilla” typeface that the organization had relied on for decades.
Mozilla’s new logo — the characters “moz://a” with the colon and two slashes nabbed from a traditional URL — was one of several semi-finalists revealed in August. The logo submissions that didn’t make the cut included a large M, another that resembled origami, and a third that evoked a hieroglyph or petrograph.
“We want to be known as the champions for a healthy Internet,” wrote Mozilla’s creative director, Tim Murray, on the organization’s website , as he explained the need for a new branding logo. “Because we are so committed to ensuring the Internet is a healthy global public resource, open and accessible to everyone, we’ve designed the language of the Internet into our brand identity.

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