Mozilla Firefox is a leading freeware and open source web browser based on the Gecko layout engine developed by Mozilla Corporation and Mozilla Foundation. Initially released on November 9, 2004, it is now one of the most widely used web browsers in the world.
Firefox is available in more than 79 different languages.
DESIGN ELEMENTS, HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF FIREFOX LOGO
Shape of the Firefox Logo
The current version of the Firefox logo was introduced in 2003 and underwent a few slight modifications over the years. Illustrated by Stephen Descroches, Daniel Burka had conceptualized the final design which was later rendered by Jon Hicks. It depicts a flaming fox encircling a stylized earth.
The emblem symbolizes the browser’s global reach and also its “blazing” speed, corroborating the claim that Firefox can read the entire internet!
Colors of the Firefox Logo
The Firefox logo features different shades of blue, red and yellow colors. All these colors represent power, excitement, speed, precision, supremacy and magnificence.
Font of the Firefox Logo
The Firefox logo features the Meta Bold-Roman typeface which was designed by German typographer Erik Spiekermann in 2003.