- Determine your brand’s identity and produce your brand style guide;
- Make your brand guidelines accessible to your partners and colleagues;
- Allow your colleagues access to all imagery (photos, illustrations, videos) that are property to the brand;
- Always communicate on brand;
- Provide templates for your posts on Social Media, (sales) presentations;
- Become recognizable and build an authentic brand.
Are you looking for inspiration for your brand book? There are plenty of companies that have published their brand books online.
Lytho also has you covered with a free whitepaper so you can get started with creating your very own brand book.
Here is a selection of our favourite brand books:
1. Love to Ride
Love to Ride is an online bicycle community with a mission to encourage people to bike. Their brand book is colourful and doesn’t contain much text.
2. Red Cross
Red Cross keeps it short and simple. This brand poster tells you everything you need to know about Red Cross brand guidelines in a PDF.
Although *Santa* is not an actual brand, *Santa*’s brand book is a clever example of keeping things playful and very visual. If it suits your brand, why not? This brand book is an initiative by Quietroom.
4. Coca Cola
Coca-Cola’s brand book beautifully displays what associations and emotions their brand should evoke in their consumers. You don’t have to say a lot to emit a strong message.
5. I Love NY
Urban and stylish. These two words sum up I Love NY’s brand book.
6. Macaroni Grill Brand Book
This attractive and illustrative brand book has a warm, Italian feel to it. Macaroni Grill uses the word “crave” as an acronym and choses keywords that fit the brand.
7. Scrimshaw Coffee
A little pinch of retro. Scrimshaw Coffees brand book.
Clean and clear. That’s how Google presents their brand. Check out their brand style guide.
The Bacardi brand book is one of our personal favorites. It breathes the Cuban vibe and has a nostalgic feel to it. See their brand book on Here Design.
Mailchimp has a special link uniquely describing the tone of voice of the company.
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Originally published at https://insights.lytho.com.