It’s our Open Source program’s mascot. The program is called Spice Program. Chili is a spice? Get it? Harrr!
Originally I made a version with MS Paint (you can find that below) to put pressure on our designers to create a proper one. Sure enough, Pekka cracked, and this wondrous thing came to be!
You can find various versions in GitHub.
Here’s the original MS Paint version:
Original available here.
Here’s how that came to be, summarized in one pic:
That escalated quickly and in three days we had physical manifestations around the offices:
To conclude this story, here’s the unofficial publishing of the new logo: