Category Archives: Vietnam

Logo + Corporate Identity | Blob and free-form doppelgängers

Ubigeo Inmobiliaria Realtor Services, Colombia; London-based Metia Digital Agency, with offices in NYC, Seattle, Austin, and Singapore; National Kidney Foundation, USA. Bezeq International, Israel’s leading internet and international telecommunications services provider company, Pelephone, Israeli Telco (a Bezeq subsidiary); Rede BLH (Rede Brasileira … Continue reading

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Logo & Corporate Identity | Duck doppelgängers

Aflac Insurance; Duck Rice, Packaging Concept for a Vietnamese Food Brand designed by Scott Lambert.     There’s an old French proverb: “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose,” first coined by French columnist and novelist Alphonse Karr (1808-1890), which … Continue reading

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Brand-Building | The Asian perspective. Is it really that different?

A fascinating insight into Asian Brands and their branding challenge. The argument that often surfaces is why is it that the world’s region with the highest economic growth produces so few global brands. Make that internationally-recognizable, as some Asian brands … 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 | Box trio 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 internet, … Continue reading

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Logo & Corporate Identity | Separated at birth?

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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