At first (1870), three diamonds represented a ship’s propellers, from the shipping company Tsukumo Shokai.
The name “Mitsubishi” refers to the three-diamond emblem. “Mitsubishi” is a combination of the words mitsu and hishi. Mitsu means three. Hishi means water chestnut, and Japanese have used the word to denote a rhombus or diamond shape.
The logo is based on the merger of two age-old Japanese dynasties who used a coat of arms with three similar diamond patterns. At first (1870), three diamonds represented a ship’s propellers. Mitsubishi was started as a shipping firm.
This week we had to set our names in 6 different typefaces that we feel say something about us or the character of our name.
Things to consider about my name:
Here are my font choices: Continue reading