Carolina Panthers Logo

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The Carolina Panthers football team has founded in the late 1980s and joined the National Football League in 1995. In 2003, they entered the Super Bowl.

Meaning and history

Carolina Panthers Logo history

Born in the middle of the 1990s, the Carolina Panthers football club didn’t spend much time looking for its perfect graphical signifier and got to the point from the first attempt. Its sleek and bright logo, introduced in 1995, was only once refined during the team’s history, keeping the main accents in their places.

What are Carolina Panthers?
Carolina Panthers is the name of a professional football club in the United States, which was established in 1993 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Today the club competes in the National Football League, has Bank of America Stadium as the home arena, and Matt Rhule as the head coach.

1995 – 2011

Carolina Panthers Logo 1995

The initial logo for Carolina Panthers, introduced in 1995, boasted a modern and fancy image of a roaring black panther, placed in ¾ with its mouth open. The graceful and dangerous animal was drawn in black with thick blue accents. White color was used for thin and sharp elements such as teeth, mustache, eyes, and nose. The drawing was outlined in a thin black frame, which made it look like a separate distinct badge when placed on a contrasting background.

2012 – Today

Carolina Panthers logo

The logo was redesigned in 2012 with no major changes, just the lines of the black panther refined and modernized. The thin black outline was gone from the emblem, making it smoother and more contemporary. The mustache switched its color from white to blue, as well as the animal’s nose, keeping white color only for its sharp teeth and eyes, which gained small blue accents to make the look of the panther more intimidating and dangerous.

The black and blue color palette of the Carolina Panthers’ visual identity was set in its original version and keeps staying with the club’s logo, as a reflection of power, determination, and confidence.


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In 2012 a new version of the Carolina Panthers logo was presented and introduced, which is now in use. It was the same except the slightly different shape and color of the eyes and mouth.


carolina panthers symbol


The new version of the Carolina Panthers logo it reflects the team’s growing performance and determination to hunt its strongest rivals, as this wild feline predator does in nature.


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The new logo looks a little more 3D and modern. The black outer contour is gone too. The whiskers, nose, and brows, have changed color from white to blue.


colors carolina panthers logo

The Carolina Panthers logo comprises three colors: white, black, blue, and silver. The colors symbolize strength and success.


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The logo also includes the team’s name written in a custom typeface designed to emphasize the animal’s swift movement and endurance.

What state do the Carolina Panthers represent?
Carolina Panthers is the professional football club, which represents two states at a time — South Carolina and North Carolina. Although, the team is based in North Carolina, so this state comes first in its priority list. Worth noticing, that there are not that many clubs in NFL, which Olay for two states at once.

Does Carolina have Panthers?
You can not find wild panthers northern in North nor in South Carolina, although, there is a professional football club, called Carolina Panthers, which is based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and represents both states in the NFL.

Why did the Carolina Panthers change their logo?
The only redesign of the Carolina Panthers badge was held in 2012, with the only aim — to make the black and blue wild cat on the badge look more aggressive and strong. Due to some minor refinements the logo started looking more modern and professional.

When did Carolina Panthers start?
The Carolina Panthers football club was established in 1993, but debuted in the NFL only in 1995, hence most consider 1995 the date of its foundation, plus the first official logo of the team was introduced in the same year.

Carolina Panthers Colors

RGB: (0, 133, 202)
CMYK: (100, 10, 0, 5)

HEX COLOR: #101820;
RGB: (16, 24, 32)
CMYK: (100, 40, 0, 100)

RGB: (191, 192, 191)
CMYK: (0, 0, 0, 20)

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