The power of visual identity

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Tesco logo

It’s been a topsey turvey 48 hours at Wakeman towers, but I’m happy to report things are returning back to normal.

While passing a few minutes reading a newspaper yesterday, my three year old son gave me a powerful reminder of the importance of visual identity.

Spotting a branded Tesco advert in the paper he said:

That is a picture of Tesco.

We shop at Tesco so he’s been to the store fairly regularly and seen the logo there. Now he recognises it in other situations away from the store, even though he can’t even read yet.

For me that’s a real demonstration of how important strong and consistent visual identities really are.

One Comment on “The power of visual identity”

  1. Chris Marritt

    Simon,
    That’s partly the power of Tesco, not just visual identity.
    My toddler’s entire vocabulary only stretches to a couple of hundred words:
    One of them is Tesco.

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