Debian Logo

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Debian is the name of the software, which was developed by Linux in 1993, which makes it one of the first Linux-based operating systems created. The software is available in more than 70 languages and is updated on a regular basis.

Meaning and history

Debian logo

Debian is one of not many operating systems, which has never changed its visual identity. Usually, the software brands make some changes in their logos or completely redrawn them after each update, but Debian is being constant and solid in everything connected to its corporate identity, and it says a lot about the company’s values and principles.

The Debian logo was created by Raul Silva in 1999 and is composed of a light modern emblem placed above an elegant logotype. The bright and intense fuchsia-pink and black color palette of the Debian visual identity make the logo stand out on the list of the software’s competitors and adds a sense of style and progressive approach.

The Debian emblem features a stylized pink swirl, which has its tail pointing down, and finishing above the letter “I” in the lowercase logotype of the software. The swirl is executed in one bold line with uneven and slightly torn contours, which makes it look hand-drawn and very expressive. This feeling is elevated by small and thin lines and dots in the same shade of pink, placed around the swirl, like drops of paint.

As for the logotype, it is written under the light and cool emblem in the lowercase of a bold but a bit narrowed typeface with the letters executed in thick lines with playful slightly flared ends and sharpened angles. The main eye-catching detail here is the dot above the letter “I”, which is replaced by an elegant rhombus in the same fuchsia-pink color, which is used for the graphical part of the Debian logo.