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Inspiration

Building a blueprint for the Peppa Pig theme park brand #BehindTheIdea

Something a little different today. As opposed to generating something physical, Initials CX were recently tasked we a project about the people, aligning markets and developing a brand strategy which had global buy-in. The objectives of the strategic...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

4 Examples of Good Gaming Brand Logos

When it comes to gaming, branding is everything. A great logo can instantly convey a sense of identity, personality, and quality, helping a gaming brand stand out in a crowded marketplace. This is why all of the top brands have iconic logos - it...

Posted by: Creativepool Partner
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Industry

The Importance of Brand Consistency

I can’t tell you how many businesses I’ve spoken to who believe that branding is getting a new logo and slapping it on all of their marketing. But there’s much more to brand consistency than that, and I wanted to share with you how getting...

Posted by: Tony Clarkson
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Features

Enduring Brands vs. Fading Stars: Standing the Test of Time #Brand Month

Not every brand can be an icon and even those that achieve iconic status are not guaranteed immortality. Of course, changing consumer and economic trends are always going to play an important part in whether a brand sticks around for months, years or...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

What’s in a name? The subtle art of naming your brand #BrandMonth

Imagine if Apple was Pear or Coca-Cola was Cola-Coca. Would we still be celebrating them as some of the most popular brands in the world today? Of course, we have no way of knowing definitively but the sheer ubiquity of those names means it’s...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

Are Brand Mascots Still Relevant in 2024? #BrandMonth

When we think of the 90s, we often picture neon lights, garish colours, skateboards, “attitude” and POGS. But above all else, what the 90s represented to me was the dawn of the mascot. Of course, many entertainment franchises lived or...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Workshop

What does it take to refresh a 64-year-old heritage brand? #BehindTheBrand

IMG is a global company heralded with founding sports marketing as we know it - founded by pioneering marketer and agent Mark McCormack, it all began with a handshake in 1960 and the world of sports changed forever. Last month, the company unveiled...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

The Power of Brand Identity

So, what is a brand, and why is having a distinct identity so important? Marty Neumeier helpfully defines a brand as ‘a customer’s gut feel about a company’. It’s a simple definition which rightly expresses that a brand isn’t just a logo...

Posted by: Catch A Fire Agency
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Features

WHSmith and How NOT to Do a Brand Identity Rollout

There are few retail brands in the UK as beloved as WH Smith and now that the Post Office has officially shat the bed as far as public perception is concerned, it remains perhaps the last bastion of wholesome, stationery-based high street...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

FNaF and why brand recognition is more powerful than quality

At the time of writing, the feature film adaptation of the viral children’s horror game Five Nights at Freddy’s (known commonly by the acronym FNaF) has made over $250 million against a measly (by Hollywood standards) $20 million budget....

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

Creating a more grown-up brand identity for Freepik #BehindTheBrand

This summer, San Francisco-based creative agency Partners in Crime worked with Freepik (previously Freepik Company) to evolve the name, logo, tone of voice, colour palette, typography, iconography for the image bank website. To learn more, we spoke...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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How to bridge the healthcare brand gap

While creativity might be flourishing in healthcare, the true potential of brand as strategic business asset is too often overlooked. James March, Category Director, Health & Wellness explores how we can bridge the brand gap – with Andrew Gardner,...

Posted by: Conran Design Group
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Industry

Understanding the Importance of Brand Guidelines

Getting Cozy with Brand Guidelines Hey there, design enthusiasts! Today, I'm diving into the wonderful world of brand guidelines - those nifty documents that make sure a brand stays true to itself, even when it's playing in different design...

Posted by: Peter Stylianou
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Features

Top 10 Celebrity Brand Ambassadors of the 21st Century #MediaMonth

The symbiotic relationship between celebrities and brands is a time-honoured tradition that’s been going back hundreds of years. Indeed, as far back as the late 19th century, West End stage actress Lillie Langtry made a name for herself as the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Workshop

Brand identity design: your guide to everything worth knowing

What is a brand identity? Your brand identity can also be referred to as your corporate identity and goes beyond simple logo design or branding services. Instead, it includes any tangible element that lets you differentiate yourself from the...

Posted by: Think Design Manchester Ltd
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Inspiration

AboundStudio reshapes brand experience for Vabel | #BehindTheBrand

Vabel, the property brand committed to elevating the standard of London living, partnered with strategic design agency AboundStudio to translate their personality, unique approach and ethos into a compelling narrative and distinctive design language...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

The 5 Ws of developing comprehensive brand guidelines

WHO (should be developing my brand guidelines)? **Unlock the power of perception with an experienced design team** Whether internal or external, a design team with experience will have the best understanding of how your business should be...

Posted by: Think Design Manchester Ltd
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Leaders

#GettingToKnow Ajalin Zenon, Global Brand Strategist at Goat

Tell us a bit about your role! Is there a “typical” day? For me there is no such thing as a typical day, more a typical week. It’s important that we start the week prepared in order to deliver the best work for clients. On a...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Disney has a serious brand problem

There are few brands as highly coveted as Disney. This year marks 100 years since Walt Disney first stepped onto the global stage with the iconic Steamboat Willy cartoon and heralded the birth of modern animated cinema and in those ten decades, to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Workshop

How to... Create an employee brand that people believe in.

In almost every business the attraction and retention of staff is a key requirement and often burning issue that management teams spend hours debating and a great deal of money trying to get right. In this article we look at creating a brand that...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

Game, set, match made in heaven – when brand alignment works. Or not.

For those who think Wimbledon wouldn’t be the same without strawberries and cream and a glass of Pimm’s, you’re not alone. Every year, an estimated 191,000 portions are eaten, accompanied by more than 276,000 glasses of the tipple....

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

How to Brand a City: The Secrets of Successful City Branding

When it comes to branding, there can be few tasks as daunting (besides perhaps being asked to brand a whole country) as being asked to brand a city. Branding a city is no longer limited to creating logos and slogans; it has evolved into a strategic...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

The best beer and band brand joints #MoneyMonth

Beer and music are two things I’d probably struggle to live my life well without. There is also a definite link between the two. I mean, who has ever been to a live gig and not been struck by the sticky floors and the ridiculous queue at the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Inspiration

9 Reasons Your Brand Should Tell Stories

For CMOs today, options for building your brand are changing before your eyes. These days, leading brands think like publishers, creating editorial calendars, hiring chief content officers, and curating their asses off. This is all good and well, but...

Posted by: Lysle Wickersham

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