Branded Design Features
Details added in by product designers that define the brand. Have you ever seen a product from afar and just knew: “Oh yeah, that is a Brand-X product.” Yet, there are some brands whose products look like they could be from entirely different companies. As an industrial designer, I appreciate the details I see other […]
11 Examples of Brand Essence
Eleven examples of brands with a clear, unique and powerful Brand Essence. I often get subtle eye roles from the decision makers for the brands I work with when I ask questions like: “if your brand were a car, what make would it be?” The men and women in my office are probably thinking: “dude, […]
Where do business names come from? The 7 types of business names.
It helps when naming your business if you know the types of brand names. All of the 300+ million company names fall into one of these categories 7 categories: eponymous, descriptive, acronymic, suggestive, associative, non-English and abstract. We talk about 77 real world examples.
Choosing Colors for a Brand
More than half (62-90%) of a customers judgement of a brand comes from color. To choose the best colors for a logo or a brand, a graphic designer needs to consider context, competition, culture, contrast, color gamut, and company.