“The Bird” was 1 of the thinking considered for Twitter’s original logo. That’s the extended middle finger gesture known in North America by that name. Other ideas, Moreover, closer to normal pictures of birds.
That, at least, is 1 of the takeaways from a treasure of putative early sketches of what became the Twitter logo. The pictures, uncovered by Slate, appear to be scrawled on brown paper towels you had find in a bathroom. Twitter’s design team also appears to have posted the illustrations on Dribbble. Twitter reps could not be reached for comment.
Supposing the pictures are on the level, it is appears the team threw out all kinds of ideas for the logo no matter how whimsical. Among the drawings, for instances, is a smoking bird and 1 that looks like he’s wearing a wig. However some of the designs look like the image Twitter ultimately settled on.