Category Archives: History Lessons

A Visual History of the L&P Logo

Leggett & Platt has been in business for over a century, but our logo has undergone relatively few changes in that time. The one major change came in the early 1970s, when we moved from a simple “L” to a script typeface. Take a peek through the evolution of our logo!

In the early days, this metal tag was attached to every Leggett product and ultimately became the official logo.

In the early days, this metal tag was attached to every Leggett product and eventually became the official logo. The circle in the design was actually a hole used for fastening the tag to springs and frames. “I love the simplicity of this design,” states Scott Clark, Leggett’s Creative Director. “It’s fascinating how well it holds up–what looked good 100 years ago still looks good today, and that’s not always the case.”

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Quality Bed Springs Since 1883

L&P Throwback - Truck

In the late 1940s, Leggett & Platt products were shipped from plants in Carthage, Missouri; Winchester, Kentucky; and Ennis, Texas.

And today we still know these operations by their branch numbers: 0001, 0002, and 0003 respectively!