Canon - brand experience

Professional printers… in concert

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Canon have had an astonishing idea to demonstrate to their potential customers how strongly they can rely on the performance of one of their products, the Canon Image Class. They’ve organised a marvellous ambient marketing campaign based on experiential branding that links creatively printing and playing music. Can you believe it? Read more to discover some details.
State Farm - branded content

How to make finance entertaining

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State Farm, a group of insurance and financial services companies in the United States, have created a miracle: they’ve managed to turn advice and tricks related to finance and daily budget management into something that appears to be entertaining and fun. How could this be possible? Read the post to know more.
The Waste Factory - packaging

Food printing

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The less enchanting and exciting type of recycling is – at least apparently – the reuse of food waste. Nevertheless, The Waste Factory has succeeded – thanks to their products and packaging – in giving a new life to food waste in ways that are tasty on one hand and appealing on the other.
IKEA - ambient marketing

Kitchen testing vs. Dining out [IKEA]

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The period of economic crisis has lowered the purchasing power of lots of people forcing them to decrease their less functional spending choices, such as dining out. To help them and to give them a nice alternative to the restaurant or café without quitting their dine-out experience, IKEA have organised a marvellous ambient marketing campaign named “Instead of café”.
Stabilo - add-on

Stabilo helps you with the social networks’ privacy policy

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Surfing the Net, I’ve bumped into a suggestive video created by Stabilo, the brand specialising in producing highlighters of every possible colour. This video has been made with the aim of presenting an added value service offered by Sabilo: an add-on and app called “True colours”.
Alessandra Colucci - business card 2016

My new business card and the meaning of creativity

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As you may already know, several months ago I moved my main residence to Oxford, even if I’m actually spending a significant amount of my time in Rome. To seal this change of perspective I thought it was necessary to move forward with my personal brand strategy, the redesign of the website, and develop a new business card. And here it is!
Lateral thinking phase

Bruno Munari design method… and mine! [steps 5 to 10]

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Bruno Munari design method for objects/products is usable also for designing brands and their strategic plans. It’s a methodology that brings the designer from problem to solution with a process based on 10 steps. Having defined the problem, deconstructed it into its primary components, collected and analysed the data related to them, now its time to go though the most enjoyable part and start the creative part of this process.

Why is your brand different? And why is it better? [part 1]

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To be visible in its market, every brand has to have “a something” that allows people to distinguish it from others, to remember its presence among the possible choices and... to fall in love with it. What are the factors that contribute to that? The competitive advantage and the value added. Today we will talk about the first one.
Brand Consultant [me]

Business cards for branding purposes

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The business card is one of the first forms of communication when you meet a person in a professional context. [...] sometimes it becomes a tool to communicate not only the contacts but also the competitive advantage or one of the most important added values of a brand.