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Airbnb logo design sparks lively discussion

Look at the picture… now what do you think it is?

No, it’s not what you’re thinking, it is actually the new logo for the online rentals site Airbnb.

The logo which is supposed to convey a sense of belonging, is gaining an interesting reaction on social media, with many people not clear on what the design is.

“Airbnb's new logo is probably my favorite testicle based logo for sure," tweeted @LouiseMensch.

"I think the new airbnb mark is thoughtful and well done, and anyone who says it looks like genitals is just a big weiner," wrote @zohf.

The company itself has had some fun with the social media discussions, while it has mostly been tweeting out thanks to those complimenting the new design, Airbnb did respond to @joeshoop, who wrote that the new “logo looks like a weird butt”

“We prefer well rounded,” @Airbnb tweeted in response.

Airbnb said it had designed its new logo to incorporate symbols like an upside-down heart, a mobile map app pin –in the centre – and a letter A, yet still remain simple enough that users could post the logo also. 


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