Examples

When you put all the elements together, “Here is how” comes to life. These examples show how the rules and best practices outlined in the UB brand guidelines look, sound and feel in finished pieces. 

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Examples Index:

Viewbooks

Undergraduate Viewbook
Cover and pages of U B undergraduate admissions print viewbook

Creative elements used

Photography: All categories

Format: 8.5" x 8.5", 28 pages plus cover, coated silk stock

Graphic Elements: Lines (various), ends (various), bullets (open and solid) and pie charts

Typography: Sofia Pro (main), More Pro, Freeland

Color: UB Blue (main) and various secondary colors

More viewbook examples

Libraries Viewbook
UB School of Law Viewbook
School of Public Health and Health Professions Viewbook

Postcards, Flyers and Posters

Undergraduate Admissions Postcard Series
images of undergraduate admissions print postcards

Creative elements used

Typography: Sofia Pro, Freeland

Color: UB Blue

Graphic Elements: Line-Dashed, Line-Solid, End-Triangle, End-Simple Wide

Photography: Environmental Portraits, Here, Who

Format: 9" x 6", Coated silk stock

More postcard, flyer and poster examples

Community Relations Postcard
Career path flyer
Finish in 4 Postcard
On Campus Health Care Poster

Brochures, Guides and Reports

Strategic Plan
Cover and pages School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Strategic Plan

Creative elements used

Typography: Sofia Pro

Color: UB Blue, Letchworth Autumn, Lake LaSalle, Olmsted Elm, Solar Strand, Greiner Green, Victor E. Blue

Graphic Elements: Line-Solid, End-Bar, End-Simple Wide, Bullet-Solid, Pattern

Photography: Envrionmental portraits, How

Format: 9" x 9", 28 pgs, coated silk stock, embossed cover

More brochure, guide and report examples

Blackstone brochure
Pharmacy Annual Report
Campus Living Summer Conference Brochure
UB Marching Band Brochure

Newsletters and Magazines

College Matters
Cover and pages of print College Matters newsletter

Creative elements used

Typography: Sofia Pro, More Pro

Photography: Various

Color: UB Blue, Letchworth Autumn, Solar Strand, Baird Point, Capen Brick, Victor E. Blue, Niagara Whirlpool

Graphic Elements: Various

Format: 8.5" x 11", 8 pgs

More newsletter and magazine examples

SPHHP Health Impact Newsletter
UB Neighbor
Libraries Magazine
Buffalo Engineer Magazine

Event Collateral

Communicators Conference
Event Collateral

Email invitation, program, website and table signage for a professional development conference.

Creative elements used

Typography: Sofia Pro

Color: UB Blue, Hayes Hall White, Victor E. Blue, Lake LaSalle, Baird Point, Putnam Gray

Photography: None

Graphic Elements: Line-Dashed, Bullet-Open, Ends-Circle

More event collateral examples

Critical Conversation Poster shows colored gears meshing together.

Critical Conversations Poster

DifCon poster showing two heads in red and in blue overlapped with type and pattern.

DifCon Poster

Seth Godin Printed Invitation
JSMBS Opening Event Program

Print and Digital Advertising

One Ad, Three Ways
Ad in blue with white graphics and type.

One color (UB Blue) with custom graphic linework.

Ad in white with type and graphics in tints of black.

Tints of black with brand linework.

Ad with color photograph and white type.

Full color. Photographic approach would also work in black and white.

Creative elements used

Typography: Sofia Pro

Color: UB Blue, Black tint

Photography: How

Graphic Elements: Line-Solid, End-Triangle, Brand Pattern (detail)

More print and digital ad examples

Thanks Ad

Thanks Ad

School of Management Print Ad

School of Management ad

An example of a digital ad

Buffalo News digital takeover

Thanks Ad

Thanks Ad

An example of a print ad

Theodore Roosevelt Award ad

Nostalgia Ad

Nostalgia Ad

An example of a print ad

June in Buffalo ad

Integrated Campaign

UB This Summer Campaign
Depictions UBThisSummer promotional materials.

UB This Summer poster, digital ads, print ad and email.

Creative elements used

Typography: Sofia Pro, More Pro

Color: UB Blue, Putnam Gray, Olmsted Elm, Solar Strand

Graphic Elements: Line-Dashed, End-Triangle

Photography: Here

Merchandise and Miscellaneous Items

Coffee sleeves, calendar, approved t-shirts, pens and mugs

Creative elements used

Typography: Sophia Pro, Freeland, More Pro

Color: UB Blue, Greiner Green, Letchworth Autumn, Solar Strand, Victor E. Blue, Lake LaSalle, Bronze Buffalo, Capen Brick, Niagara Whirlpool, Putnam Gray

Graphic Elements: Line-Dashed, Line-Solid, End-Simple Wide, End-Bar

Environmental Graphics

Building banners, walkways, mail truck graphics, wall graphics, table-top banners and elevator wraps

Creative elements used

Typography: Sofia Pro, Freeland

Color: UB Blue, Hayes Hall White, Victor E. Blue, Lake LaSalle, Olmsted Elm, Letchworth Autumn

Graphic Elements: Line-Dashed, Line-Solid, End-Triangle, End-Simple Wide, Brand Pattern (detail)

Email

State of the University Address Email Invitation
School of Law e-newsletter
SPHHP - Thank you email
job search boot camp email

Creative elements used

Typography: Arial (default), Georgia (default)

Color: UB Blue, Putnam Gray, Solar Strand

Graphic Elements: Lines-Dashed & Solid

Photography: Here, Who

Video

UB Branding Process video
Leading the charge video
Here is How video
A glow-in-the-dark battery technology video
Spider Venom Video

Creative elements used

Typography: Sofia Pro, Freeland, More Pro

Color: UB Blue, Hayes Hall White

Graphic Elements: Lines (various), Ends (various)