• Transform magazine
  • April 22, 2024

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Transform Awards proud to announce Nordics 2023 winners

Nordics Winners

Representing the best in corporate, product and global brand design and strategy, the Transform Awards celebrate excellence in rebranding and brand development from all around the world. The awards evening in Stockholm showcased the agencies and creative teams exhibiting exemplary work in brand strategy and development across the Nordics region.

Winning the highly sought-after 'Grand prix' award, and also taking home a Gold in the 'Best visual identity by sector' category, was The Farm Society and Hugmun. The B2B agritech firm’s rebrand sough to appeal to health-conscious everyday consumers as well as large wholesalers, and was lauded by judges as a complete success. "The illustration style feels nostalgic and fresh at the same time, and the way the simple photography complements the illustration style is delightful," praised one judge.

Another successful project on the night included NOFO Hotel & Wine bar and Efterklang. The Stockholm-based boutique hotel turned to Efterklang to bring the extra dimension of sound into the mix, which impressed judges enough to secure a Gold in 'Best use of audio branding' and a Silver in 'Best brand experience.' 

Elsewhere, Leipurin and Dragon Rouge achieved a similar feat (Gold in 'Best use of a visual property' and Silver in 'Best visual identity by sector'). The company, which provides solutions for bakery and confectionary products, needed a change from its one size fits all approach to brand and communications. Utilising bespoke graphic and photographic styling, the project was "solid work that will treat the company well for years to come," according to one judge.

Every entry was judged by a panel of brand and regional experts against criteria determining strategic and creative success. The winners were celebrated last night at the wonderful Sjöfartshuset in Stockholm, Sweden.

The full list of winners at this year’s Transform Awards Nordics is as follows:

 

CONTENT

 

Best use of a visual property

Gold – Leipurin and Dragon Rouge

Silver – Showroom and BANG Agency

 

Best brand experience

Gold – Försvarsmakten (The Swedish Armed Forces) and BANG Agency

Silver – NOFO Hotel & Wine bar and Efterklang

Bronze – Tata Consultancy Services with Le Pacte, Spoon, Gabardin, Xzpect, Tigertech and Lidingöloppet

 

Best use of audio branding

Gold – NOFO Hotel & Wine bar and Efterklang

Silver – Clever and Unmute

 

Best use of typography

Gold – EnKō Beauty and Hugmun

 

STRATEGY

 

Best brand evolution

Gold – Nepa and Fellow Studio

Silver – Helsingin Nuorten Miesten Kristillinen Yhdistys ry and Berry Creative

 

SECTOR

 

Best visual identity by sector

Gold – The Farm Society and Hugmun

Silver – Leipurin and Dragon Rouge

Silver – Nepa and Fellow Studio

Bronze – Sileon and Essen International

 

GRAND ACCOLADE

 

Grand prix

Winner – The Farm Society and Hugmun