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Branding Inspiration for Graphic Designers

Swan and Mallard Restaurant Logo

Branding Inspiration for Graphic Designers thanks to John Randall

The swan is depicted as the ampersand symbol, with the black mallard peeking through from the open space

Branding Inspiration for Graphic Designers thanks to John Randall

Matching vintage House Red Wine logo

“The identity plays upon the three aspects of the restaurant’s name by unifying the swan and the mallard through the positive and negative space within the ampersand. A limited colour palette and minimalistic style helps create a simple yet balanced feel.” – John Randall

Turducken is the house specialty, consisting of a deboned chicken stuffed into a deboned duck, stuffed into a deboned turkey. The dish is a form of engastration - a recipe method in which one animal is stuffed inside the gastric passage of another. Outside of America, it is known as a ‘Three Bird Roast’. ‘Gooducken’ is a traditional English variant, replacing turkey with goose.

“We serve a classic but gutsy traditional-British menu using local and seasonal ingredients - often straight from the farm, There’s an abundance of great produce all around us including mouth-watering aged beef, old breeds of pork and lamb, delicious award-winning cheeses and ice creams, organic stone-milled flour, fragrant heather honey, really good organic vegetables, super-fresh fish and a host of award-winning beers.”

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By listening, marketing will re-learn how to talk. - David Weinberger

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Marketing strategy is a lot like military strategy. - Liddell Hart

Panic is not an effective long-term organizing strategy. - Starhawk

Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise. - Ted Turner

He's got some grand strategy that he can't revulge. - Archie Bunker

After Rossini dies, who will there be to promote his music? - Richard Wagner

Give them quality. That's the best kind of advertising. - Milton Hershey

The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps. - Benjamin Disraeli

Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill-bucket. - George Orwell

Marketing and innovation are the two chief functions of business. - Peter F Drucker

Increasingly, the mass marketing is turning into a mass of niches. - Chris Anderson

In good times, people want to advertise; in bad times, they have to. - Bruce Barton

Marketing is far too important to leave to the marketing department. - David Packard

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. - Mother Teresa

Advertising has annihilated the power of the most powerful adjectives. - Paul Valery

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising. - Mark Twain

The best time management strategy: don't find the time, find the why. - Chris Guillebeau

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Marketing is trying to figure out what people want so you can give it to them. - Shelly Lazarus

There is no such thing as a bad client, but there such a thing as bad advertising. - Jerry D Femina

We have always said that advertising is just the icing on the cake. It is not the cake. - Meg Whitman

Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don't know which half. - John Wannamaker

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Advertising promotes the divine discontent which makes people strive to improve their economic status. - Ralph Butler

It no longer makes economic sense to send an advertising message to the many in hopes of persuading the few. - M. Lawrence Light

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Word-of-mouth marketing has always been important. Today, it's more important than ever because of the Internet. - Newt Barrett

In today's information age of Marketing and Web 2.0, a company's website is the key to their entire business. - Marcus Sheridan

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Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldn't need to advertise it. - Will Rogers

Advertising moves the goods - if it's good advertising. Bad advertising doesn't move the goods because it doesn't move the buyers. - Unknown

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