BMW’s new branding has officially settled the debate: the world is flat. The design world, that is. A brand new look for the BMW Roundel and its accompanying M-division badging has debuted to the world, sparking the flame that is the automaker’s new identity.
The German marque knows that the paradigm of its buyers is shifting. Customers are getting younger and are encroaching into the territory of those who are native to the digital age. In short, the brand needs to modernize and that’s exactly what it did.
“BMW is becoming a relationship brand. The old black ring was replaced, letting the new logo radiate more openness and clarity., said Jens Thiemer, senior vice president of BMW Customer Brand. He later added: “The new logo and brand design symbolizes the importance and relevance of the brand for mobility and the joy of driving in the future.”
In addition to BMW updating its famous Roundel,
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