Lilly Logo

Lilly Logo
Lilly is a brand of American pharmaceutical company, Eli Lilly and Company. It was founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly, a pharmaceutical chemist and veteran of the American Civil War.

Meaning and history

Lilly Logo


The Lilly logo shows the brand’s strong connection with its roots and heritage. The company’s founder was Colonel Eli Lilly, served as the company president until his death in 1898. A stylized version of his signature still appears in the company’s logo.
It is executed in bold red font on a white background, which reflects the brands values of its history and its dedication to its consumers.
The Lilly logo is very recognizable in the industry and looks great both as a masthead and as an icon, due to its contrasted colors and the name’s shortness.