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08/06/2012

Breakfast rituals

Search #breakfast on Instagram and almost 900,000 photos show up. Search #coffee and it’s a similar number. Until recently, regularly eating breakfast out of the home was something that happened on ‘the Continent’. Those elegant, accented men and women at…

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News

06/03/2012

Branding – hold the whipped cream!

“If your brand can be recognized by something simple and instinctive… then you’re a gateway rather than a stamp”. So said Ben Wolstenholme (Moving Brands CEO) in this post last year about Starbucks’ move to drop the wordmark from their…

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20/01/2012

2011 Round Up Part Five

When I was asked to write my personal review of 2011 the first two things that popped into my head weren’t really design related. On the one hand we had to surrender to the über-pace of world events that shook…

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News

30/03/2011

Starbucks Card Mobile App

Starbucks Card Mobile App

The news that the Starbucks card mobile app is now the nation’s largest mobile payment network comes hot on the heels of the new Starbucks brand roll out. Since the app was launched prior to the de-branding, the UI design…

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06/01/2011

Logo solo

A few people have asked me about Starbucks dropping their name (or wordmark) from their identity. I think the most important aspect to note is that this decision demonstrates how useful it is to build equity in a symbol rather…

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11/11/2009

Starbucks, but not as we know it

Earlier this week Starbucks’ experiment in de-branding crossed the pond and arrived in London’s Conduit Street. The new “concept” store moves away from the familiar green we are used to seeing on every street corner, and towards a more ‘local’…

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