100 Style Guidelines of 2016 Best Global Brands (Updated)

I have put together, for some inspiration, identity guidelines of 100 Best Global Brands of 2016 by Interbrand. I hope it will give you an insight into the wide world of branding and marketing.

The list consists of style guides, brand books, visual identity guidelines, brand usage guidelines or however you choose to call them.

These Brand Guidelines are just the rules of how the brand is to be presented to the world. They can be passed along to a web developer, web designer, interior designer or any other type of specialist who can see the exact color values, typography, and layout grid that are to be utilized in the content.

Similarly, these guidelines can be sent to a printer to ensure maximum accuracy when the documents are printed, through Pantone color values.
With that being said, this list consists of 100 top global brands along with all kind of documents that specify on how to use their logos and other brand assets.

100 Best Global Brands of 2016 and their guidelines:

    1. Apple Identity GuidelinesApple Identity Guidelines
    2. Google Material designGoogle Material design
    3. Coca-ColaCoca-Cola identity style guides
    4. Microsoft visual identity guidelinesMicrosoft visual identity guidelines
    5. Toyota brand identity style guidelinesToyota identity style guides
    6. IBM Design LanguageIBM Design Language
    7. Samsung - use of Corporate LogoSamsung – use of Corporate Logo
    8. Amazon Brand Usage Guidelines
    9. Mercedes-Benz Guideline Brand CommunicationsMercedes-Benz Guideline Brand Communications
    10. GE Standards and GuidelinesGE Standards and Guidelines
    11. BMW Design guidelines for appearance
    12. McDonalds' Trademark Standards Reference GuideMcDonalds’ Trademark Standards Reference Guide
    13. Disney identity style guides
    14. Intel – Trademark and Logo Usage Guidelines
    15. Facebook Asset and Logo GuidelinesFacebook Asset and Logo Guidelines
    16. The Cisco Brand BookThe Cisco Brand Book
    17. Oracle GuidelinesOracle Guidelines
    18. Nike identity style guides
    19. Louis Vuitton style guides
    20. H&M identity style guides
    21. Honda Logo Usage Guidelines
    22. SAP Corporate LogoSAP Corporate Logo
    23. Pepsi Breathtaking Design StrategyPepsi Breathtaking Design Strategy
    24. Gillette style guides
    25. American Express logo guidelines
    26. IKEA style guides
    27. Zara style guides
    28. Pampers style guides
    29. UPS Brand Resource
    30. Budweiser style guides
    31. JP Morgan style guides
    32. Ebay style guides
    33. Ford - Brand BookFord – Brand Book
    34. Hermes style guides
    35. Hyundai Identity Design Guide BookHyundai Identity Design Guide Book
    36. Nescafe style guides
    37. Accenture style guides
    38. Audi style guides
    39. Kellog’s style guides
    40. Volkswagen Service Corporate Design ManualVolkswagen Service Corporate Design Manual
    41. Philips Logo GuidelinesPhilips Logo Guidelines
    42. Canon Identity GuidelinesCanon Identity Guidelines
    43. Nissan style guides
    44. HP Enterprise Brand Identity Standards
    45. Loreal style guides
    46. AXA Design Principles
    47. HSBC Brand – Basic ElementsHSBC Brand – Basic Elements
    48. HP brand identity standardsHP enterprise brand identity standards
    49. Citi style guides
    50. Porsche Brand GuidelinesPorsche Brand Guidelines