Video keynote – I feel Slovenia

We’ve refered to Slovenia’s nation-branding efforts before – and also to the country’s promotional ‘I feel sLOVEnia” tagline as early as in 2007. In this speech, Valerija Mencej, Head of the Slovenian State Promotion Section explains the strategy behind the…

The Slovenia brand book

In late 2009 an article was published titled “Branding Slovenia”. Even if it was just a nation branding experiment, it shed some light on Slovenia’s brand image and how the half-Alpine, half-Adriatic country was trying to manage its reputation. Some…

Branding Slovenia

Slovenia has an identity crisis. People confound it with Slovakia. The names of the two countries, and even their flags are virtually interchangeable. Their languages are also both Slavic and so similar that both nationalities call their language with the…

Slovenia launches branding initiative

From Greek mythology and Russian roulette to Japanese technology and Brazilian football, references to countries are all around us. Slovenia possesses many wonderful and distinct features; its government earnestly working on its global reputation. At the end of October, the…

Re-branding Slovenia

Six designers have been asked by travelling magazine Condé Nast Traveler to “rebrand” graphically a country of their choice for the magazine’s September issue. Pentagram’s Paula Scher has chosen Slovenia, a country most people has no idea of where it…