Peace Symbol Designed by Gerald Holtom
Yes, someone designed the Peace Symbol!
ln 1958 Gerald Holtom designed the logo of the British Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND). The logo was not copyrighted and later became known in the wider world as a general-purpose peace symbol.The design was a combination of the letters “N” (two arms outstretched pointing down at 45 degrees) and “D” (one arm upraised above the head) of the flag semaphore alphabet, standing for nuclear disarmament.
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