I mentioned here the much discussed Pepsi Rebranding. Fast Company revealed a leaked pdf that outlines the thinking behind the controversial new Pepsi logo. If with this the designer team is trying to get excuses for their results and 5 months of working or the million dollar invoice, then they should listen to what […]
February 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments
October 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments
It’s not the firs nor the last of big brands that seems to think that their slumping sales will recover by slight changes in their branding. I’m not sure that this is the right answer or just an effort in the wrong direction at not the right time. The new logo is Pepsi’s 11th in its 110-year history. Five logos have been introduced in the past 21 years, with the last update in 2002.
January 16th, 2007 · 1 Comment
Apple Computers who dropped computer from its name. The move is rather normal considering that iPod or iTunes are two of the main products of Apple Inc. and was announced in the same time with the buzzy launching of iPhone. Now, getting to this, cannot help myself not to admire the Apple capacity to create a buzz in the media, no matter that we’re talking about the internet of the classic mass media. The phone they launched is, I admit, a work of art and has a lot of great features but I wouldn’t hurry to name it neither a Blackberry killer, a computer or a smart phone. It’s more like a beautifully designed, big brand sustained swiss knife of mobiles.