David Airey is an independent graphic designer working with companies of all sizes since 2005.

Colour in branding

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When working on an identity redesign, you need a good reason for changing a corporate colour.

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Questions about trends

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How many people have to do a similar thing before it’s a trend? Aren’t most trends around permanently, like witty packaging or advertising? And if something is a trend, shouldn’t we avoid it, especially in branding?

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A short course in audio branding

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Sound branding (also known as audio branding, sonic branding, acoustic branding, or sonic mnemonics) is the use of sound to reinforce brand identity.

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Qualities to achieve in identity standards

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Some worthwhile qualities designer Jerry Kuyper tries to achieve when creating identity standards.

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What if: Sydenham

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“If one shop, business, bench or sign is improved due to the work we are showing in here, then we will consider it a success.”

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