• Transform magazine
  • October 15, 2019

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Peer perspectives: US Open

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With the launch of a streamlined, modern identity for its 50th anniversary, the US Open prepared a full set of brand applications. How does the new approach match up against the previous iteration? Marco-Paul de Jeu examines...

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Transform Awards: Simply Business

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A winner at the 2018 Transform Awards Europe, Simply Business and Start Design recount the rebrand journey and the ways in which the former’s internal culture and app platform influenced its new approach to branding...

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Place branding: Tel Aviv

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Though situated in a historic region, Tel Aviv is a thoroughly modern, business-focused city. Now, it is changing its image to promote its startup culture, economic evolution and liberal attitudes. Amy Sandys reports on the M...

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Pink isn’t just for girls

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Branding products for a female audience is a challenge that, when done well, can transform a business. But when done poorly, can create condescending, stereotypical or brand-damaging communications. Amy Sandys examines gender...

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Spotlight on Inchcape Shipping Services

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Beyond simply moving goods from place to place, Inchcape Shipping Services is becoming a technology solutions provider in the shipping industry. It needed a refreshed brand in order to communicate that new purpose and help it...

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Light, medium, black

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Crafting bespoke typefaces has become more common, particularly among digital-first brands. How do type designers approach challenging briefs and what are the benefits of implementing a branded typeface? Melina Thalassinou re...

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Brand experience: Diageo

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Diageo teamed up with a London-based studio to create a piece of film that would take over the tallest building in Mexico City, engaging its populace while seeking to heal a city damaged by a recent, massive earthquake. Britt...

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Timeline: FIFA World Cup

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During the 2018 FIFA World Cup, an examination of the tournament’s previous designs revealed distinct visual eras in its history. From early surrealist and art deco posters to late-century minimalist logos and recent conceptu...

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Brand experience: Stafford House

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Creating a place where English language students could not only learn, but broaden their educational experiences allowed Stafford House International to take a new strategic approach to its branded environment. Amy Sandys rep...

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Spotlight on RHI Magnesita

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One company’s longstanding relationship with fire has enabled it to rekindle its focus on progress, innovation and scientific research. Brittany Golob reports on RHI Magnesita’s new brand...

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