In Strategic Brand Management (2nd Edition), Alexander Chernev, professor of marketing at the renowned Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, lays out a systematic approach to understanding the key principles of building enduring brands. This book presents a cohesive framework for brand management that delineates the unique role of brands as a means of creating market value. Topics covered include designing effective brand strategy and tactics, developing a brand value proposition, managing brand portfolios, cobranding, brand repositioning, brand extensions, brand valuation, and the legal aspects of protecting the brand. Clear, succinct, and practical, Strategic Brand Management is the definitive text on building strong brands.
There are a lot of books out there that show collections of logos. But David Airey’s “Logo Design Love” is something different: it’s a guide for designers (and clients) who want to understand what this mysterious business is all about. Written in reader-friendly, concise language, with a minimum of designer jargon, Airey gives a surprisingly clear explanation of the process, using a wide assortment of real-life examples to support his points. Anyone involved in creating visual identities, or wanting to learn how to go about it, will find this book invaluable. - Tom Geismar, Chermayeff & Geismar In Logo Design Love, Irish graphic designer David Airey brings the best parts of his wildly popular blog of the same name to the printed page. Just as in the blog, David fills each page of this simple, modern-looking book with gorgeous logos and real world anecdotes that illustrate best practices for designing brand identity systems that last. David not only shares his experiences working with clients, including sketches and final results of his successful designs, but uses the work of many well-known designers to explain why well-crafted brand identity systems are important, how to create iconic logos, and how to best work with clients to achieve success as a designer. Contributors include Gerard Huerta, who designed the logos for Time magazine and Waldenbooks; Lindon Leader, who created the current FedEx brand identity system as well as the CIGNA logo; and many more. Readers will learn: Why one logo is more effective than another How to create their own iconic designs What sets some designers above the rest Best practices for working with clients 25 practical design tips for creating logos that last
The field of digital design offers immense opportunities for creative young people. Digital designers are in high demand to help design and create images for Web sites and digital media. Business is becoming more dependent on Web marketing, which often relies on visual design to succeed. This title raises teens' awareness of the many opportunities available in this burgeoning field. It explains how they can develop skills in digital design through both informal experience and formal education, and create an impressive portfolio that will open doors for them in the future.
In the last decade, it has become increasingly difficult for a student to leap directly from college and into a career. Opportunities are harder to find, so it is very important to have an edge on the competition. A way to do this is to gain experience beforehand through volunteer or internship programs. Students going into the digital field are no exception. Readers are provided guidance on finding opportunities and learning how to network, as well as how to write a resume that will get them hired in the digital field.