Tag Archives: branding

The Case for Inclusive Design

"Inclusive design" is a simple idea: design things to be accessible and relevant to as many people as possible. It is a broad-reaching, foundational design principle applicable to everything from architecture to websites to content. Here's how and why you should start making your designs inclusive.

Create Your Signature Story with David Aaker

We all know that storytelling is at the core of design, but what is the art—and the science—of storytelling beyond Once Upon a Time? One of the overlooked essentials of branding is the “signature story,” according to David Aaker, who is a brand guru and the author of Creating Signature Stories.

An Interview with Adam Ladd, Fresh Off Making the HOW 100

Adam Ladd has worked in branding, art direction, and magazine layout, and along the way, he happened to see and use type—a lot. Having been the art director and designer for both HOW and Print magazines, you've probably seen his work, especially if you were a regular reader of those two publications.

Buffy’s Brand Puts the Fun in Function

Friendly and puffy, meet Buffy, "the world's most comfortable comforter." With a playful brand identity created by Natasha Jen's team at Pentagram, Buffy looks—and feels—comfy. It's a fresh take on bedding brand identity, so unique, so different that you might not know what to make of it.