I am an avid fan of basketball and Toronto Raptors. Be that as it may, this article is not about the most recent lackadaisical season of the Raptors. If you want to discuss basketball, I would suggest you visit Raptors Republic, for the real basketball sages hang out there. This article, on the other hand, … Continue reading What is missing from Toronto Raptors’ brand strategy?
Orlando Magi, one of NBA's elite franchises, announced its new logo. If I am not mistaken, this is the third logo of the franchise. Last time Magic changed its logo, the club chose a much more subtle approach. This time? Not so much... We always say brand identity should stem from brand strategy. So before slicing … Continue reading Orlando Magic’s new identity
Cuba is a fascinating country. With its weather, culture and history it might be “the” country to visit. Also, Cuba is special because of its politics: unlike China, Cuba is a communist country that does not embrace capitalism. In that sense, being in Cuba is a unique and a priceless experience that you can’t have … Continue reading Branding Lessons from Cuba
When you create a new company or product: A branding expert can offer you many services including: conducting research, clarifying strategy, naming, tagline development, designing identity, business card and website design and creating customer touchpoints. When you decide to change the name of your brand: Some names don’t age well. Some names don’t have passports. … Continue reading When do you need to hire a branding expert?
The World Cup South Africa is not the only world tournament taking place this year. In August, Turkey will host the 2010 FIBA World Championship. Best basketball teams in the world will fight to claim the top spot. Considering the huge popularity of basketball in the States, in China and some parts of the Europe … Continue reading The visual identity of the 2010 FIBA World Championship
Not too often an iconic Canadian brand changes its logo. So, this is big news... and an exciting one too. My first reaction to Yellow Pages' new logo was not totally positive, so I decided to sleep on it, before writing this post. Let's start by giving you a little background info. Their CMO said: “The new … Continue reading The new logo of Yellow Pages