Why does color really matter, and how does it shape brands?

Brand Color Psychology

As the first thing people notice, it can’t be overstated how important color is for establishing a visual identity. From increasing brand recognition by up to 80 percent, to influencing mood and perception, it’s important that businesses consider the psychological impacts that colour can have on potential customers.

What is a trade dress and how it can protect your brand

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As any business knows, each product has a distinctive look and feel—one that is often a signature look that is protected as the brand’s trade image. When running a business, there is the risk that your product’s look might be copied or infringed on, which is where trade dress comes in.  If you’re wondering what […]

Why Do Rebrands Elicit Such Strong Reactions?

The rebrand of AirBNB stirred the marketplace

Design is the visual voice of a brand. It tells their story and shares their values. Aside from the product they deliver, their brand story— and how it is delivered and connects with their audience— is one of the most important tools a brand has. This simple fact makes change extraordinarily difficult.

Featured Speaker at the Small Business Expo

5 Ways To Build An Authentic Brand (Even If You’re Small) By Laura Sauter (speaker) of Agency Bel Branding at Small Business Expo, Boston April 2023

Small Business Expo Boston APRIL 13, 2023 3:30 pm room 2 The Westin Seaport Laura Sauter is a speaker, branding expert, and educator. As a consultant she has worked with some of the largest companies in the area including Fidelity, Raytheon, Philips, Biogen and TJX. But she has also worked with many more small companies, […]

4 Vs of Branding

Vision, Voice, Visuals and Versatility.Smart and attractive graphic design is one thing, but developing a cohesive and effective brand is something else. Here, we make sure your image reflects the essence of your brand. Designers create layouts, graphics and logos, but the reality is that your audience doesn’t see a layout, graphic or logo; instead, […]

Interior Architecture Client testimonial

On helping his interior design firm rebrand after 20 years : “Laura did a phenomenal job listening! A lot of designers fall into applying their own personal preferences instead of listening to their client. She took our opinions and filtered them through her own creative lens. We really liked how she attacked the problem from […]

Client and Fellow Board member testimonial

“You are bringing us up to date. Our new brand is lively, engaging and fun. We got to that by working with you during a series of group meetings where we all sat down and brainstormed. You facilitated an interactive solution. Now we have a brand, a style and a look.” — Stacey Battista, VP NAHAC board of directors