Category: Branding

Keys to Effective Brand Architecture Development

by Marstudio Inc.

A brand is like a living, breathing organism. Like a human, its capabilities, voice, and overall personality will grow and become more mature and diverse with time, even if the name is the same and the face (or logo for a brand) remains recognizable. […]

What’s in a Name? The Do’s and Don’ts of Name Changing

by Sam R.

Remember in high school when your friend Liz suddenly wanted to be Elizabeth because it sounded more mature or Daniel Johnson wanted to be D-John because it was his new artist name? This desire for change happens a lot to people in their teens and twenties;[…]

How Branded Merchandise Can Help Boost Your Brand

by Marstudio Inc.

What if we told you that you could get people to pay their own money to advertise for your brand?

Yes, you read that correctly, they take their hard-earned money and advertise for your restaurant, medical company, or hardware supply store.[…]

Connection Restored: Trends to Help Your Brand Reconnect with Customers in 2018

by Marstudio Inc.

With robots getting citizenship and digital helpers constantly listening to everything you say, it’s easy to feel that the use of tech is starting to overshadow the natural and human elements in life and in commerce – that companies have lost their focus on helping consumers,[…]

5 Mistakes Companies Make in Seasonal Branding

by Sam R.

As ubiquitous as snowflake decorations are this time of year, there are still some common misconceptions about the best ways to include the holidays in your marketing plan. Seasonal branding can be as simple as incorporating holiday colors into your logo,[…]

To Choose a Corporate Mascot

by Shevy S.

From bouncing lamps to hamburger-eating clowns, chlorophyll-filled giants, and talking reptiles, mascots have been used for years now. Pixar, McDonald’s, Green Giant, and Geico have created a diverse and elite group of corporate mascots, that come in all shapes, forms,[…]

How Companies Use Visual Elements to Increase Brand Recall

by Sam R.

Without thinking, a company name will automatically come to mind when you see a particular color or pattern, even without a logo. Quick, name these iconic brands:

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Creating an Extension of the Brand

When companies create their logos,[…]

Why the Extensive Brand Identity Process Is Essential for ROI

by Sam R.

The other day I saw a post on Facebook that threw me. A company was searching for a designer to “quickly whip up a few logos.” No.

Time and thoughtfulness go into creating a brand identity – the logo and everything else that tells a company’s story.[…]

Enhesa: Simplifying Complicated Corporate Messages

by Marstudio Inc.

Enhesa is a leading environmental, health, and safety consulting firm, providing EHS regulatory compliance assurance support to businesses worldwide. Marstudio has had the pleasure of rebranding Enhesa, and collaborating with their organization on multiple marketing and web presence strategies. Enhesa needed a cohesive brand image,[…]