Jessie McGuire, Managing Partner at ThoughtMatter in New York, has spent over a decade working with billion-dollar brands like Kimberly-Clark, P&G, and Colgate-Palmolive—transforming them into social icons. She’s also a mother of two, a Salvadorian-American, a graduate of Pratt and SVA, and a former Advocacy Chair on the board of directors of the New York […]
Jos Harrison is the Global Head of Brand Experience & Design at RB (formerly known as Reckitt Benckiser), the global consumer goods company behind brands like Lysol, Finish, Clearasil, Durex, Airwick, Vanish, and Harpic. At RB, Jos champions the role of human-centric design and creative business leadership, providing strategic tools and creative direction as well as […]
It would be an understatement to say that 2020 has been an eventful year. From our remote offices, the team over at The Brand Stand couldn’t help but notice a few patterns in the branding world that were undoubtedly influenced by the past eleven months’ events. We invite you to reminisce with us to explore […]
Part one of this two-part series examined the origin of David Aaker‘s Brand Vision Modeli and three of its components—the brand essence, core vision elements, and extended vision elements—represented by concentric circles (or ellipses) in the center of the model. Below the concentric circles sit a second, key piece of the model: four brand […]
In his 1995 book, Building Strong Brands, David Aaker introduced his now-famous Brand Vision Model. Originally dubbed the “Brand Identity Model” it’s now commonly referred to as the “Aaker Model.i” All three of these names—Brand Vision Model, Brand Identity Model, and Aaker Model—refer to the same framework, which is explained in this two-post series. In […]
Marty Neumeier is known for writing branding classics like The Brand Gap and Zag. In his 2016 book, The Brand Flip, Neumeier introduced his Brand Commitment Matrix, which he describes as a “basic contract” brand owners can create between their company or brand and its customers.