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Brand esSense

Brand esSense

Using Sense, Symbol and Story to Design Brand Identity

Neil Gains

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Brand esSense examines the importance of brand identity and especially the application of sensory principles to create a strong brand.

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About the book

Branding has reached a new frontier. In the future brands will have to appeal to more than one or two of the classic five senses. Branding expert Neil Gains shows both the science and the practical applications of how this can be done, and links symbolism and storytelling to sensory experience in brand marketing.

Drawing on the latest research and design thinking he shows how brands can link storytelling archetypes and symbolism to customer experience to build a multi-sense phenomenon. This groundbreaking book provides innovative branding tools for evaluating where a brand is on the sensory and storytelling scale, analyzing its potential and giving it a clear pathway to optimizing its unique sensory appeal.


Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: The reality of perception;
    • Chapter - 02: The senses close up;
    • Chapter - 03: Sensing from a distance;
    • Chapter - 04: Symbols and signs;
    • Chapter - 05: Story and archetypes;
    • Chapter - 06: Using archetypes in branding;
    • Chapter - 07: Finding the esSense of your brand;
    • Chapter - 08: Applying the esSense framework



Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749470012
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd November 2013
  • Paperback
  • Format: 233x156
  • 232 pages

About the Author

Neil Gains works in the areas of cultural understanding, brand identity and sensory design. He has a doctorate in psychology and sensory science and worked for Cadbury Schweppes for more than 10 years in R&D and sensory research, before moving to Asia with AMI (later Synovate) to manage their Asia Pacific innovation practice. Neil founded TapestryWorks in April 2010 and currently lives in Singapore


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