Daily Archives: March 11, 2010

Logos with similar stylized letters. Separated at birth?


By Dian Hasan | January 11, 2010 In our visual world, every logo, symbol and sign, has a meaning and is used to communicate a message. This is all part Semiotics, the study of signs and signals. And in business, … Continue reading

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Logo & Corporate Identity | Who’s got the greener weathervane?


By Dian Hasan | March 10, 2010 Where the sunflower meets the weathervane, that’s where I see the source of inspiration for these logos. They may be separated by distant oceans, hailing from Mexico, the UK, and Canada, but they … Continue reading

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Which logo makes the hotter fashion statement: Sports or Politics?


By Dian Hasan | March 10, 2010 Similar logos, different fashion routes. Canada’s Olympic team uniform (above) and Tories’ (below) My previous¬†post dealt with the hoo-ha of Canada’s Tories (Conservative Party of Canada) claiming that the logo of Canada’s Olympic … Continue reading

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Will Canada’s genuine Maple Leaf in “C” please stand up?


By Dian Hasan | March 10, 2010 One could argue that in the world of logos and corporate identity, our globalized village of a world, is shrinking in size… and in the objects and source of inspiration. This could probably … Continue reading

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The Lighter Side of Logos | When logos play peek-a-boo!


By Dian Hasan | March 10, 2010 As with everything in life, some logos are more striking than others. They stand out because of a clever design, communicating a clear message through a well designed logo. Logos are, after all, … Continue reading

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Culture & Brand-Building | The importance of being a gracious guest


By Dian Hasan | March 10, 2010 Culture provides fascinating nuances that give a distinctive identity to a group of people. One could argue that culture is also determined by common sense and logic, such as the habit of opening … Continue reading

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Culture & Brand-Building | Faux pas to avoid


By Dian Hasan | March 10, 2010 Culture provides fascinating nuances that give a distinctive identity to a group of people. One could argue that culture is also determined by common sense and logic, such as the habit of opening … Continue reading

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