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21Thirteen Design is a full service, in-house visual branding company that designs based on principles of neuroscience, emotional design, and what we consider the immutable laws of branding. With over 15 years of experience in the creative industry, we create integrated marketing solutions that drive business and boost revenue. We're real people, with a real passion for what we do.
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The History Of Branding, Part II

THE FIRST TWO WAVES: In my last article, I talked about the first two major waves of branding, back when a brand was the only way to get consistency and quality, and later when brands became “people” - they were associated with characters such as Betty Crocker or Uncle Ben. […]
Mar 12, 2017 /

The History Of Branding, Part I

GOOD BRANDING MEANS SUCCESS: In order to understand the importance of branding and why you need it, let’s take a quick look at the history of Branding. There are 5 Waves in this history; we are currently in the middle of Wave 5. Each wave has something to teach us, […]
Jan 6, 2017 /

The Dreaded Wall Of Text

A WEBSITE IS A PRESENTATION: A website is vital marketing tool - perhaps your most vital tool - and its design is not a matter of being “pretty” or “cool”, but a matter of being effective. Dr. Carmen Simon of the Rexi Method teaches that to be memorable, a presentation must […]
Dec 6, 2016 /

Break The Rules

DO THIS, DON’T DO THAT: I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard, “But so-and-so said I should (or should not) do this.” But we all know rules are made to be broken, and it’s often the rule-breakers who create something new, notable, or memorable. We also know that things […]
Nov 27, 2016 /

Say The Word

WORDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE: Researchers now know that humans are hardwired to associate sounds and words with images. We have an instinctual reaction to words that goes far below our surface awareness. This is why when using emotional design to create a website, both words and images are extremely important. THE FIVE […]
Oct 13, 2016 /

I Don't Care About You

EMOTION & DESIRE: How many times have you heard the phrase, “People buy based on emotion”? If you’re trying to educate yourself on the road to being successful, then the answer probably is, “A lot”. The reason for that is that it’s true. As in so many other things, it was Apple […]
Sep 20, 2016 /