Know what we’re all aboutThey say that a great logotype draws its strength from what it symbolises.Whoever “they” are, we think they’re right. So before we designedanything we did a lot of work to understand our proposition.Our core proposition is:where things grow. Herefordshire has theconditions to choose and grow a balancedpace of life. The heart of this propositionis that Herefordshire provides visitors,the community and business with uniqueopportunities for discovery and fulfilment.
Know what we’re tryingto achieveOur brand is much bigger than this visual identity. It has a key role to playin our present and our future.The brand’s agenda:- Protect Position Character & ‘Where’ proposition Brand agenda Push Promote Position ‘change’* as Herefordshire acceptable Attraction *But it must be aligned with our character & values Tourism Business Community
Getting into characterStop and think of Herefordshire as a person: this is how we woulddescribe them. Research identified a clear set of brand characteristicswhich should drive and be embodied in the brand.BeautifulWe are beautiful but not over the top glamorousEnglish with a twistA little quirky, a bit surprising and not always what you’d expectMotionWe are vibrant and rich in colour, there’s choice and things going onaround usWorkingBehind beauty there is always purpose, there’s things going on andsuccess being built
Countywide logoDescribe and inspireWe use this structure when we are talking about the county as a whole, this isbecause it represents an aspirational positioning. It is the lead logo that is usedin county wide campaigns and activities. For example a tourism campaign onroad signs or to promote the county at a trade showHereyou canHere is an Herefordshire you canexample ofhow it works See the stars
Endorsing LogosIdentify and instructWe add short words which either identify or instruct. These logo optionsare used for products, services or businesses to endorse their own brands.Depending on the type of business you are, you may want to use one or more.Visit LiveHere HereInvest MadeHere Here
Campaign logosFor big organisations and major or high profile activities, we have anoption to create a campaign logo.These follow the same rules of the County wide logo, but an image canbe created, specific to the activity. Here fordshire you can
Having fun with bully is activelyencouragedCreate your own logo 1 Login to our brand toolkit website 2 Click download stuff 3 Click make your own bully 4 Download Logo template 5 Download texture 6 Place texture in bull outline in illustrator* 7 You have your very own approved logo. Cool eh!* You will need professional software to create your own bully. Please see Bully’s list of lovely friends atthe back of the brand guidelines for a list of endorsed design agencies and printers to use.
Becoming a brand partnerPartnership optionsWe have developed three separate partnerships you can have with our brand.Each partnership allows you use of different brand elements. In order to use theHerefordshire brand you must join the relevant partnership through our onlinebrand toolkit. All this requires is an approval of your business/service (via aquestionnaire) and approval of how you intend to use the official Herefordshirebrand. 1 Logo partner This partnership is for businesses with an already established brand and who wish to show support by using the official Herefordshire logo on communications. Logo partners can use all endorsing logos. Additionally, logo partners can create their own bully logo enabling them to personalise the Herefordshire logo to their business.
Becoming a brand partner2 Shared Identity partner This partnership allows businesses and brands a slightly flexible usage across brand elements. Shared Identity partners wish to promote Herefordshire as a county because the destination is directly relevant to their business and it reflects their brand essence. Shared Identity partners have access to the logos, colour palette, Herefordshire story, photography online library), Our messages and a selection leaflet templates. Also, they can create their own bully logo enabling them to personalise the Herefordshire logo to their business.
Becoming a brand partner3 Campaign partner Here you have access to the entire Herefordshire brand. You generally wish to adopt the complete Herefordshire brand because Herefordshire is almost as important to your business as the business itself. You want to play a significant role in strengthening Herefordshire as a destination and would like to tell the story of the Herefordshire brand. Campaign partners can use all brand material for communications specifically pertaining to a campaign/event. You can even create your own campaign logo.
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