Archive for the 'Branding' Category

What do you think of the new JTV?

Sunday, February 19th, 2006

Have you watched JTV recently? I am interested to know what you think of it. The reason I’m asking is because I’m doing a bit of research on the matter for an upcoming article..

What do you think of the content.. And what about the new look. I’d really appreciate if you people out there could […]

Aqaba tourism website launched

Friday, February 17th, 2006

The Aqaba Special Economic Zone’s Tourism Department has just announced the launch of Aqaba’s first comprehensive tourism website. The site was developed by Batelco.

During the tourism promotion session of the ‘Aqaba: turning vision into reality’ event, the tourism deparment also announced several advertisng campaigns to promote Aqaba’s tourism in the UK, Spain, Scadinavia as well […]

Kalle Lasn, the AdBuster, is keynote speaker at TYPO ‘06

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

My favorite design conference, the TYPO Berlin, will, this year, be opened by media activist Kalle Lasn, founder of AdBusters (the self-proclaimed anti-advertisng magazine) and CEO of the BlackSpot Anticorporation (in which I own 1 share as I once bought one of their sneakers :) )

This year’s TYPO, to be held from 18-20 May, 2006, will […]

What do Iran’s Ahmadinejad and the Discovery Channel have in common?

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

Answer: a logo!

Notice the similarity? The first time I saw the pictures of the now famous ‘wipe Israel off the map’ speech by the Iranian president, which he delivered in front of a student conference, I felt that I’ve seen the logo on the podium before. Indeed!

Speaking of Iran here is an Associated Press photo […]

Decision time for global muslim culture: end the cycle of hate or feed it?

Monday, February 6th, 2006

Burning embassies! Trampling on the flags of Denmark and Norway! Death threats to Europeans! Glorifying 9/11! Men and women with crazy, violent expressions on their faces and Qurans in their hands! These are the images that have stuck with global audiences over the last tow days.

When, a few days ago, hateful anti Denmark […]

Aqaba starts duty free shopping ad campaign

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

The Aqaba tourism brand is making more apearances. Today it was an ad promoting duty free shopping in Aqaba, emphasizing how much Aqaba has changed, offering a seaside shopping experience that combines modern shopping and traditional markets.

SYNTAX designs visual identity of the National Agenda

Sunday, January 29th, 2006

It’s a project we finished quite a while ago but were waiting for its public announcement. Now, we’re happy to announce that SYNTAX was responsible for the visual design and layout of all the National Agenda publications. Photographs used were done by Zohrab and Osman Akuz. A main element of the design was a Jordanian […]