Logopedia
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Contents

1889–1914 1891–1914 1911–1924 1924–1947 1947–1956
1889–1914 1891–1914 1911–1924 1924–1947 1947–1956
1956–1962 1962–1972 1972–present 2018–present
1956–1962 1962–1972 1972–present 2018–present

International Time Recording Company

1889–1914

IBM-ITR.svg

Computing Scale Company

1890–1914

IBM-CSC.svg

Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company

1910–1924

IBM-CTRC.svg

International Business Machines

1924–1946

IBM 1924 logo.svg

IBM

1946–1956

IBM 1947.svg

1956–present

1956–1962

IBM 1956.svg
Designer:  Paul Rand
Typography:  City Bold (modified)
Launched:  Unknown

1962–1972

IBM logo 1967.svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  City Bold (modified)
Launched:  Unknown

In 1962, the logo was divided into 13 bars.

1972–present

IBM.svg
Designer:  Paul Rand
Typography:  City Bold (modified)
Launched:  September 1972

The number of bars was reduced from 13 to the current 8 bars in 1972. The 8 bar logo has been rumored to represent 8 bits; however, Rand simply used lines to imply "speed & dynamism."

2018–present

IBM 2018.svg

The 1956 logo was reintroduced as a secondary logo in 2018.

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