Our critique section here on creativebits is really popular thanks to you folks giving great advice every day to all the guys posting their logos for feedback. I wanted to take this platform further, so we created a new Critique section on our sister site Brands of the World. Check out BotW Logo Critique.
This is the sixth annual edition of the BrandZTM Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands. As we emerged from the crushing recession of 2009, we saw ever more clearly the power of great brands. While the overall recovery has been tepid, the value of the world’s best brands grew at a considerably faster rate. Compared with an overall improvement of 13 percent in the world’s equity markets during 2010, the best brands grew their value 30 percent faster, registering 17 percent increase since last year.
The new visual identity of the MIT Media Lab is inspired by the community it comprises: Highly creative people from all kinds of backgrounds come together, inspire each other and collaboratively develop a vision of the future.
What's with the apparent inability of the French to express the unique appeal of their country in a graphical manner? It's not like they weren't once the world leaders at this. Think of those captivating posters for Parisian cabarets from the early years of the 20th century, travel posters from the Jazz Age for transatlantic liners, advertisements for exotic drinks or just about anything.
Adapted from Facebook Me! A Guide to Socializing, Sharing, and Promoting on Facebook, 2nd Edition (Peachpit Press)
By Dave Awl
In the early ’90s, when I first started organizing fringe theater and performance events, I didn’t even own a computer. Promoting shows was a tedious process involving endless phone calls, stuffing press releases in envelopes, and slapping address labels on hundreds of postcards.