• Transform magazine
  • May 25, 2024



The power of placemaking in building city brands


Public spaces connect neighbours, promote exercise, spark business investment and attract visitors. They can also improve mental health, air quality, safety and sustainability. Lisa Battles explores how placemaking in...

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Should we have a say in other people’s designs?

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David Kimpton, founder and executive creative director at London-based design consultancy Kimpton Creative, talks about the discourse surrounding the rebranding of WHSmith and Lyle’s Golden Syrup. If we don’t know all...

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Decoding the philosophy of luxury

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Fatima Zara Patel, strategy consultant at Brand Lounge, explains her tactics when approaching design projects for luxury brands. Luxury is more than just a lifestyle;...

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Why brand capital is the silent force behind business success


Sholto Lindsay-Smith, director and head of strategy at international brand and business consultancy Industry, discusses the often forgotten importance of brand capital and why strong brands perform better in tough tim...

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Brand activation – survival of the nurtured

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Janis Verzemnieks, co-founder and CEO of the brand guidelines platform Corebook°, explores the intricacies of brand activation, highlighting a key insight: in the survival of brands, it's not just the fittest...

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How do you measure the value of a brand?

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Jim Misener, chief executive officer at global brand consultancy and creative agency 50,000feet, discusses his agency’s strategies for measuring a brand’s value and how understanding this metric can help businesses....

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Five minutes with Emma Lewis

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Transform speaks to Siegel+Gale’s associate strategy director, Emma Lewis, about the branding agency’s work with global marine geoscience and technology business Shearwater GeoServices....

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Surviving and thriving in the evolving petcare market

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Jessica Carter, account director at strategic brand design agency StormBrands, which recently collaborated on Pets at Home’s new health and wellness range, talks about how brands need to behave in the new ‘animal king...

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Angus’ A-Z of logos: Hello Kitty

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In his latest monthly Transform column on the A-Z of logo design, Pentagram partner and creative director Angus Hyland tells us about his thoughts on the odd brand design phenomenon that is Hello Kitty....

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Why pop-ups are a crucial marketing tool for D2C brands

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James Barnes, co-founder and business director of Backlash, discusses why pop-ups are a crucial marketing tool for D2C brands, exploring the reasons for their meteoric rise in popularity and the tips for making a pop-...

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