Islamic Solidarity logo, Alan Fletcher
Islamic Solidarity logo, by Alan Fletcher (1968)

The symbol was formed out of six crescents to represent the six Muslim countries who took part. The configuration is also reminiscent of the band used in Arab headdress.

Islamic Solidarity symbol

Islamic Solidarity logo

Islamic Solidarity logo

Islamic Solidarity logo

Designed by Alan Fletcher in 1968 while part of Crosby Fletcher Forbes, before he moved on to co-found Pentagram in 1972. See more from Alan Fletcher (1931-2006) on


For some reason, this logo just looks familiar. The swirl had been used in many other logos, and we are not sure who inspired whom.

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