Archive for the ‘Design’ Category

What Future for Brand Design Companies?

The last 50 years has seen a rise in the realisation of the power of brand design, coming from what was before, just a part of the advertising process, today, brand design has become one of the principal ways in which brands and products communicate with their customers.

Announcing the 2014 REBRAND 100® Global Awards!

Enter by September 25, 2013! Competitor pressures, plummeting sales revenue and outdated marketing strategy are some reasons behind a company’s need to reposition itself and remain financially viable. REBRAND™ is the leading global resource for case studies on effective brand transformations: the repositioning, revitalizing and redesign of existing brand assets to meet business goals. Showcased [...]

Is This the End of Branding as We Know It?

AdAge reports that Australia has ruled in favor of plain packaging requirement across all tobacco brands. Regardless of how you feel about the product, is uniform packaging the end of big tobacco? If the product becomes stripped of brand equity and visual recognition, is there a need to compensate a

Announcing the 2013 REBRAND 100 Global Awards!

Enter by September 26, 2012. Competitor pressures, plummeting sales revenue and outdated marketing strategy are some reasons behind a company’s need to reposition itself and remain financially viable. REBRAND™ is the leading global resource for case studies on effective brand transformations: the repositioning, revitalizing and redesign of existing brand assets to meet business goals.

Designing Sustainability That Sells

Consumers are beginning to express their desire for more sustainable products. But by and large, green products are not making themselves easy to love. Lance Hosey, who keynoted at the recent Sustainable Brands conference, believes there’s still a fundamental disconnect between form and function in green product design . Simply put, products that are more sustainable tend to [...]

New Book by Laura Ries

CPG Branding and Marketing Forum member Laura Ries has just written a new book attacking Positioning, the marketing classic that has sold more than 1.4 million copies. Learn more about Visual Hammer, by Laura at CPG Branding’s book section.

New Book by Founders of Gerstman+Meyers

CPG Branding and Marketing Forum members Herb Meyers and Richard Gerstman share their first-hand experiences of leading the design consultancy Gerstman+Meyers, describing professional successes and their personal fulfillment. Learn more about Business Ours: Starting Out and Building Your Own Business, by Herb Meyers and Richard Gerstman at CPG Branding’s book section.

Shape the Future at the Sustainable Brands Conference

Join the conversation with leading companies such as 3M, AT&T, BASF, Coca-Cola, Dannon, Ford, Harley-Davidson, HP, Life Technology, Johnson & Johnson, Nike, Nestlé, Novozyme, Philips, SAP, Target, Walmart.com, Unilever, UPS, and more—but also with

Gravity Free 2012

Design Conference in Chicago, May 1-2 Join two hundred top designers from companies such as Boeing, Chick-fil-A, Cirque du Soleil, Edmunds.com, facebook, IDEO, JP Morgan, PetSmart, Polaris, Raytheon, and

Entry Discount for Forum Members

Anaezi Modu, Founder and CEO of REBRAND™ has graciously offered to extend all members of the CPG Branding and Marketing Forum a $100 discount if they enter the 2012 REBRAND 100 Global Awards. Anaezi has been a longtime member of our forum and has worked tirelessly in support of the branding community through her work at REBRAND™. [...]