Apple’s Command Key

Apple’s Command Key

Apr 21

Do you know that the Apple’s “Command” sign comes from Sweden that means camping place or proximity of place of interest?

The keen Mac cultists among you will already know the story behind the cloverleaf Command symbol (⌘) but for those of you who don’t, this photo (by cogdogblog on Flickr, used under CC license) tells the story rather well.

The person behind this idea is Susan Kare, icon designer at Apple who had the labour to use this symbol to replace the apple in Apple’s keyboards.

Apple's Command Key

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