Written by Bob Wischnia
In the sporting equipment, footwear and apparel industry, there are several corporate logos that are immediately recognizable in every corner of the world. Certainly, the two most well-known are the famed three stripes of adidas and the unmistakable swoosh of industry giant Nike. But there’s also a third logo which has gained global recognition and that’s the Runbird—the corporate symbol of Mizuno.
The Runbird—a beautiful, free-flowing, graphic symbol of Mizuno—is unique in its design and purity of purpose in the corporate world. Rooted in the Japanese concept of the universal approach to sports with unlimited space and energy, the Runbird has helped to firmly establish the Mizuno brand as an industry leader. This is The History of the Mizuno Runbird.