Today a Designer Interview With Phillip VanDusen a highly accomplished creative leader from the Greater New York City Area with two decades of experience in strategic branding, graphic design and product development for some of the worlds biggest and successful global companies. Philip is the Principal of Verhaal Brand Design, a strategic design & brand consultancy that specializes in visual identity system design and brand strategy.
Previously Philip held positions of Vice President, Head of Design for Global Snacks at PepsiCo and responsible for the identification, creation, management and execution of comprehensive brand design strategies working on the following Frito-Lay portfolio including – Lay’s Potato Chips, Doritos, Cheetos, Sun Chips, Tostitos, Sunbites, Grainwaves and Twistos.
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There are few things more exciting for graphic designers than choosing a font for a new product. It is a highly creative activity, which can also be very challenging and time-consuming, especially when you have to navigate through the seemingly-endless pages of typefaces that don’t match your inner vision. And it’s an even bigger struggle to find a free font. That’s why we have done an extensive search and selected some of the best free fonts available online, so you can enjoy your creative process more:
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Your brand identity is one of the highest ROI activities that you can take on. It is even more important than product design. Just ask Nike – these are people who make shoes in China for less than five dollars a pair and sell them for around $200 in Western countries. They are not receiving that much of a markup for the quality of the product.
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In this book review edition, we are going to be taking a look at a special book called Time Flies When You’re Having Fun by John Spencer it was sent to me by Author and founder / creative director of Offthetopofmyhead John Spencer.
John is lined up to take part in our designer interview and we have been collaborating over the months on the interview to get it just right.
I was thrilled when John emailed me to tell me about the book and offered to send me a signed copy before release and it’s a book I will cherish. So thanks John much appreciated and well done with the book!
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Michael set up Johnson Banks in 1992. His company is known for how they define, then design, brands that make a difference.
They work with people who want to do big things: tackle hunger; fight for an open internet; address child poverty; raise billions for innovation and education; bring culture and enlightenment to the world; create products that question the norm; shift paradigms and change lives.
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I want you to do me a favour. Everything that has anything to do with your business or marketing your business, I want you to 80/20 it.
Just go ahead and 80/20 everything. Every. Damn. Thing.
It’ll work, I’m sure of it.
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Today a Designer Interview With Kyle Courtright who is an independent branding and identity designer pushing pixels in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico. He’s the founder of Logo Wave Awards International, creator of the Logo Inspiration Generator Tool and author of The Ultimate Guide to Logo Design Ebook. Kyle has had the opportunity to work with brands like the Detroit Lions, National Parkinson’s Foundation, American Cancer Society, USA Bass, Entrepreneur and Duke University.
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In this article we are we’re going to be discussing Brand Mistakes to Avoid
This article will contain some of the most common brand fails, here at The Logo Creative we work with a lot of clients both UK and international. We produce lots of graphic design work for clients usually logos and marketing materials plus web design projects
We also help them with their brand strategies and through the years we have found that there are some pretty common errors that clients make if they try to build a brand on their own without getting professional advice and guidance from the professionals
We thought it would be useful to run through these brand fields and let you know what to look for and what you can fix.
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First things first, the cover of this copy looks like a total mess. Vague colors and too many scratches for what my eyes can handle. The good news? The cover says nothing – even if it was in a good condition – about the PHE-NO-ME-NAL work World Trademarks & Logotypes contains!
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In this edition of Brand Spotlight, we take a look at Trivago Brand Spotlight
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