Category Archives: Austria

Brand Etymology | Red Bull

We all love good stories, as they never cease to fascinate us and fuel our imagination. The trials and tribulations, the struggles and the drama, the colorful cast of characters, the highs and lows, and the happy ending… all make … Continue reading

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How much does $1 buy around the world?

Ever wondered how far your money stretches? The value of money varies across the world. That’s why I was pleasantly surprised to stumble upon a story from Lonely Planet that looked at answering the simple question: “How much is US$1.00 … Continue reading

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Logo & Corporate Identity | Sharing the love for the same font

If you think logos, corporate identity and any other brand logos are truly original these days… think again. There’s plenty company, the world over. Whether doppelgängers, look-alikes, wannabes, copies, or plain plagiarism, similarities abound. Sheer coincidence?  Hey, in the era of … Continue reading

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Logo & Corporate Identity | Coiled doppelgängers

If you think logos, corporate identity and any other brand logos are truly original these days… think again. There’s plenty company, the world over. Whether doppelgängers, look-alikes, wannabes, copies, or plain plagiarism, similarities abound. Sheer coincidence?  Hey, in the era of … Continue reading

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Brand Building | Owning the color orange

More on the role of color and branding. The two are inseparable. Without spending too much about it, as I’ve covered it in depth, especially when “culture” is thrown in, and the whole “brew” becomes a very interesting concoction (and … Continue reading

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Logo & Corporate Identity | Letter doppelgängers. Separated at birth?

If you think logos and corporate identity and any other brand logos are truly original these days… think again. There’s plenty company, the world over. Whether doppelgängers, look-alikes, wannabes, copies, or plain plagiarism, similarities abound. Sheer coincidence? Hey, in the era of … Continue reading

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Logo & Corporate Identity | Slanted letter “L”. Separated at birth?

If you think logos, corporate identity and any other brand logos are truly original these days… think again. There’s plenty company, the world over. Whether doppelgängers, look-alikes, wannabes, copies, or plain plagiarism, similarities abound. Sheer coincidence? Hey, in the era of internet, … Continue reading

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