Panthers Wordmark Logo
The Carolina Panthers have one of the most iconic logos in professional sports. The logo, which consists of a black panther head with blue eyes and white accents, was designed by North Carolina native Christopher Weil in 1995. It has been an integral part of the team's identity since its inception and is now one of the most recognizable symbols associated with American football.
The original design featured a stylized version of a black panther head surrounded by two curved stripes that resembled flames or wings on either side; this symbol was intended to represent strength, speed, and agility—all qualities associated with successful teams. Over time, minor changes were made to refine the look while keeping true to its core concept: power through gracefulness. In 2012, for example, subtle alterations were made to increase visibility from afar and make it easier for fans to identify their favorite team’s logo from across stadiums or arenas during games and other events featuring multiple teams playing at once (such as NFL playoffs).
Today's modern version features more vibrant colors and sharper lines that help define each element within it better than before - all without taking away any sense of character or charm that had defined this beloved mark since 1995 when it was first created! With over 25 years under its belt already (and counting), there’s no denying how much impactful impact this timeless piece of artwork had/has had on Panthers fans and those who love watching professional football around the world today!
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2012 - Present
Double lined wordmark “Carolina Panthers” in light blue.Font: Custom Font
1996 - 2011
Double lined wordmark “Carolina Panthers” in light blue with black highlights. Custom font.Font: Custom Font
Wordmark “PANTHERS” in silver with light blue outline and curved script on black background.Font: Unknown
Double lined Wordmark “CAROLINA” in light blue with white outline and “PANTHERS” in silver with light blue outline and curved script on black background.Font: Unknown
1995 - 2011
Single lined wordmark “CAROLINA” in light blue with black outline in a custom font.Font: Custom Font
1995 - 2011
Single lined wordmark “PANTHERS” in light blue with black outline in a custom font.Font: Custom Font