Using years of project experience, the team at MiLK&BULL was able to define the only through-lines between every single successful case study. Using these commonalities, we were able to develop our formula for success. Every project receives an entirely bespoke solution, and it is this formula that serves as the foundation for that success.
Define your brand's mission and values: Your brand's mission and values will serve as the foundation for your design decisions and should reflect the essence of your brand. Take the time to clearly articulate what your brand stands for and what makes it unique.
Conduct market research: Understanding your target audience and competitors is crucial for developing a successful brand design. Conduct market research to gather insights into your audience's needs, preferences, and behavior, as well as your competitors' branding strategies. It is just as important for your brand to literally standout as it does figuratively.
Develop the visual elements of your brand, including your logo, color palette, typography and imagery, using your pre-defined brand missions and values as the basis for all visual decisions. This will help ensure consistency across all of your branding materials.
The process of iteration is essential for achieving better results and continuous improvement. By making repeated attempts and incorporating feedback and learning, we can continuously improve and achieve our desired outcomes more effectively. Lastly, iteration is the basis for experimentation and innovation, which are seen as key components of building a cutting edge and memorable brand.
Implement and monitor your branding: Once your brand design is complete, implement it across all of your branded and marketing materials, such as your website, social media profiles, and business cards. Monitor its effectiveness and make adjustments as needed to ensure that it effectively represents your brand and resonates with your target audience. A brand is not something that can be made and forgotten, it is integral to your brand’s success to revisit it regularly and make sure it is working as hard for you as you work for it.
See the projects that helped define our formula for success.