The Pineapple Inspiration
HISTORY REFLECTS THAT SEA CAPTAINS WOULD DISPLAY A PINEAPPLE OUTSIDE THEIR HOMES ON THEIR GARDEN GATEPOSTS OR ON THEIR FRONT DOORS AS A SYMBOL OF SAFE RETURN FROM PERILOUS TRADE ROUTES IN THE CARIBBEAN OR PACIFIC.
IT IS NOW AN ICONIC SYMBOL FOR HOSPITALITY.
The Logo Inspiration: The pineapple, an iconic symbol of hospitality, tradition, and Charleston Lowcountry charm. Charleston, South Carolina; forged with Southern grace and sophistication. If you stroll down the cobblestone streets of Charleston and squint your eyes just right, the scrolls of the St. Philips Gate form romantic double images of the letter C in a strong iron forged script. The perfect Southern historic monogram for Charleston Carry, if you will. With a bit of creativity, this double C script is sketched, reversed and stacked back to back to create a stately pineapple plumage of what is now known as the Charleston Carry Pineapple. After a bit of magic and graphic wizardry, our simple sketch morphs into a preppy, plump and perky pineapple... poised, proper and ready to grace...