Du bist Deutschland

Du bist Deutschland (German for “You are Germany”) was a famous campaign designed to enhance positive, optimistic thinking and a better national feeling in Germany, which since the re-unification had undergone a notable economic and social crisis. These are some…

Brand India

An extensive special feature has been published here about India’s nation branding: Think India. Now think the future. When we think about the India which will be, we see glorious times ahead, a golden age in the making. However, to…

Branding Jamaica

A legacy article on Brand Jamaica taken from here: A number of current issues seem to suggest that Jamaica needs a clear definition of what kind of country it is, what it stands for, and where it is going. But…

Sloganeering in nation branding

Stolen from www.whisperbrand.com: We found this country slogan analysis performed by the Wall Street Journal. From Incredible India to Uniquely Singapore, each of these place brands make the often repeated mistake in believing that cheerleading is branding. An approach of…

Brand Malta

I’ve just come from a week vacations in the tiny island of Malta. I was very excited to notice that Malta has also embarked in a country branding process, something to be sincere I was not aware of. The Malta…

Brand identity for Isle of Man

A website has been launched to explain the Isle of Man’s new brand identity. There are design guidelines, texts about the philosophy of the identity, videos and some other downloads. Probably a short-sighted brand, but interesting to have a look…