Category Archives: Kuwait

Black & White Test | Pointy flowers [3]

The best advise I’ve received on logo design was from my seasoned Graphic Design business partner: the easiest and fastest way to avoid doppelgängers and lookalike logos is… SUBJECT IT TO THE BLACK & WHITE TEST!! A powerful tool to test … Continue reading

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Logo & Corporate Identity | Waving flag doppelgängers [3]

We live in a visual world, where every logo, symbol, sign, coterie of words with interesting fonts and even a single letter, has a meaning, and is used to communicate a message. This is all part Semiotics, the study of … Continue reading

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Logo & Corporate Identity | Waving flag doppelgängers [2]

We live in a visual world, where every logo, symbol, sign, coterie of words with interesting fonts and even a single letter, has a meaning, and is used to communicate a message. This is all part Semiotics, the study 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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Logo & Corporate Identity | Classic bird doppelgangers

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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Brand Building | Owning the color blue

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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The construction journey of a whimsical skyscraper

If you’ve ever wondered how some of the most whimsical of skyscrapers are built in the fast-emerging cities around the world (yes, the likes you’d find in Dubai and Shanghai, among others), here’s a look at Al Hamra Firdous Tower … Continue reading

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