We use fashion as an outside expression of who we are on the inside. This is why, more than in any other field, branding is essential to the fashion industry. Good branding is storytelling– a consistent message, weaving meaning into every piece.
Brand Addiction is a compilation of complete visual identity systems designed for fashion shops. From the door sign to the label, these projects take into account every detail of decoration, from labels, stationary, wrapping paper, bags, boxes or gifts, to the trademark colour, furniture, accessories such as hangers or curtains, and all sorts of decorative elements. All these components will contribute to nail a brand’s Identity and will definitely ignite consumers’ wish for belonging, and passion for purchasing. From start-up labels to well-known brands, and from clothing and shoe stores to jewellery and eye-wear shops, Brand Addiction features over 120 extraordinary projects that include fantastic ideas for branding and interior design: a great reference book for designers and store-owners.
Wang Shaoqiang is a professor at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (China) and Doctoral Supervisor at the College of Arts and Humanities of the Macau University of Science and Technology. He is a prolific editor whose titles focus on design, art and lifestyle. He is also the editor of Design 360° magazine and Asia-Pacific Design yearbook. He has been invited to lecture at numerous universities, design academies and organizations, and he has been a jury member for China’s most prestigious design and illustration awards.
Anton Jiahao Tan is a translator and editor. He graduated from the School of Foreign Studies, South China Normal University in 2012, and since then has collaborated on the publication of many graphic design books. He has co-planned and co-edited some of our successful graphic design titles such as Eat & Go 2, Typography for Screen: Type in Motion, and Responsive Logos: Designing for the Digital World. He also serves as the executive editor of the internationally prestigious Asia-Pacific Design yearbook.