Pink Floyd Logo

Pink Floyd Logo

Pink Floyd had a string of logos, as the band refreshed its visual identity every time a new album was released. Each emblem expresses the band’s unique DNA in its own way.

Pink Floyd Logo Meaning and history

pink floyd logo meaning

The history of Pink Floyd dates back to 1963, when Roger Waters met Nick Mason. Yet, in fact it was only in 1965 that they first referred to themselves as the Pink Floyd Sound.

Author of Pink Floyd symbol

pink floyd symbolStorm Elvin Thorgerson, who created the album cover for the album “The Dark Side of the Moon,” was a UK graphic designer specializing in music album covers. Also, he was known as a music video director. Apart from the Pink Floyd symbol for “The Dark Side of the Moon,” he created the cover for its follow-up, “Wish You Were Here.”

The Division Bell symbol

Division Bell symbol

Shortly before the release of the Division Bell album, a very interesting logo was created. The symbol nicknamed Boatman can be interpreted as a large “P” and an “F” turned upside down. However, there is also a symbolic meaning: the emblem is supposed to represent a man rowing a canoe.

The Dark Side of the Moon emblem Pink Floyd

emblem Pink Floyd

The image depicted light passing through a prism. Storm Thorgerson, who designed this Pink Floyd logo, pointed out that he wanted to create a link with Pink Floyd’s live shows, well-known for their lighting, and also to include such ideas as ambition and madness, which were characteristic to Roger Waters’s lyrics.

Font of the Pink Floyd Logo

Font Pink Floyd Logo

There are not less than three versions of the Pink Floyd insignia, each having a unique custom typeface.

Color of the Pink Floyd Logo

Color Pink Floyd Logo

Colors most often used in the Pink Floyd logo include black, white, and pink.


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Is it possible to get the font type of the Pink Floyd logo – or a similar one?
I want to design a Logo for a school meeting after 50 years – in a similar style.
Thanks in advance for hints -lots of love, Lou