Welcome to my brand design blog.

This blog contains useful articles and insights all related to strategic branding and graphic design. There’s also a few articles on website design and website best practice. And every now and then, a guest blogger will appear talking about their area of expertise.

What is branding? Creating a strong brand.

What is branding and how can you create a successful brand for your business? So, what is branding? Branding is the process of connecting good strategy with good creativity. Branding consists of not just a logo, but the entire outward perception of your...

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What is brand identity? The power of your brand

The power of your brand and why you need to get it right What is brand identity? Or what is branding? These questions can often provoke the reaction ‘er, what…?’ or more often, a huge yawn. But brand identity is one of the most important aspects of building a...

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Simple Website Design Tips

Welcome to my first post on website design tips. I don't often write about website design, as my primary focus at az.design is branding combined with slick graphic design. However, I actually studied website design and development as a segment of my degree at...

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The power of an infographic

Why should you use infographics to deliver your key messages? What is an infographic? Infographics are images that relay information in a visual format. Usually while using an illustrative style with cartoon-like characters combined with charts and diagrams. This...

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Colour by gender

COLOUR BY GENDER As part of my colour-themed posts, I got to thinking about whether there's a big difference in colour preferences between the sexes. Over the past week or so, I have been researching a little about colour and gender to see if I could find any studies....

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the az.design process

DESIGN PROCESS I understand that no two projects are the same and aim to create an effective and memorable brand by following a simple five-stage design process. 1. Discovery We kick off with a briefing meeting to run through our client questionnaire with you. I...

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