Reddit is a hugely popular social news and entertainment portal based in San Francisco, California. Founded in 2005 by two young University of Virginia graduates Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian, it was acquired in October 2006 by Condé Nast, a division of Advance Publications Inc.
As of 2012 Reddit has more than 43 million registered users.
DESIGN ELEMENTS, HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF REDDIT LOGO
Shape of the Reddit Logo
The Reddit logo consists of an alien symbol and the wordmark which mentions the company’s name in lowercase letters. The alien, wearing a single antenna headband, is smiling and appears very playful and adorable. It makes one of the most popular and instantly recognizable emblems on the World Wide Web.
Colors of the Reddit Logo
The orange color in the Reddit logo stands for cheerfulness, happiness, youthfulness and social activity, whereas the black color depicts excellence, supremacy and elegance of the website.
Font of the Reddit Logo
The Reddit logotype features a custom-made typeface.