Ever wondered what Paz means? Now is the time to find out.
We had a product and we had a name for the product, but Cheese Dots isn’t a company name. We had to find another name. A name for us.
And that took a while too, even though it turned out to be pretty obvious. I don’t even remember the other names we came up with, but the thought process behind Paz stuck.
Paz means peace in Portuguese and Spanish, but for us it means a lot more.
The idea was that you can get Cheese Dots at Paloma and Andrew’s place.
Paloma and Andrew - P and A - PA – Pa is my nickname in Brazil. Interesting.
Ok, you can get Cheese Dots at Pa’s.
Pa’s…that sounds a bit like Paz, which is Peace.
The symbol of Peace is a Dove, which is the meaning of Paloma is Spanish.
Ok, that rounds up well. Cool.
Obviously, when I was designing our logo, it was a dove. The origami dove, because we love origami, because it is the foldings of life that create beauty and who we are.
And something probably no one notices is that the Z in Paz is a bit smaller, like an apostrophe. And that is to remember that it is PA’s still. Paloma and Andrew’s.