• Transform magazine
  • November 28, 2022



A social-first strategy: how one leading charity shifted its focus

Max Headshot

Max Dougall, new business director at Share Creative, explains how his agency reimagined WaterAid without relying on typical rebrand customer analysis. The number of...

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Web 3.0: lessons learned in history and the opportunities that await

Sanjay B&W

Sanjay Wadhwani is the founder and CEO of MetaFrames, an NFT Platform and Digital Art Studio. He explains the phenomenon of the metaverse and other sophisticated emerging technologies, and how brands can exploit them....

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It’s time Middle Eastern brands focus on building distinction rather than carving out differentiation

Brenda Kassir

Is the concept of brand differentiation overrated? Brenda Kassir, chief strategy officer at Livingroom Communication, explores this theme and demonstrates how brands from the Middle East should instead be more distinc...

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Can you afford not to create a 3D brand?

Katy Rea Battalion

Katy Rea is the founder of Battalion, a design studio and creative agency based in Manchester and Berlin. She discusses how the implementation of 3D branding can create a more purposeful identity in make-or-break situ...

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What comes first: business strategy or brand strategy?

Mohamad Badr (Brand Lounge) What Comes First (1)

Mohamad Badr is the chief strategy officer and head of growth at Dubai-based Brand Lounge. He outlines his belief here that a company’s business strategy must follow its brand strategy, not the other way around....

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Rebranding in the pandemic

Patrick Honein Sputnik Floyd

Patrick Honein, founder of integrated marketing agency Sputnik Floyd, discusses his firm’s highly successful project with the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism and Development Authority which won two golds, a silver and a bronze...

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Designing for life

Ahmad Alsaadi Gulf Advertising In Business FZLLC (Adinb)

Ahmad Al-Saadi, the general manager at Gulf Advertising in Business (ADinB), questions whether it is strategically important to design for life to create a successful sustainable brand....

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Creating the flower on the conveyor belt: The power of beautiful thinking

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Paul Domenet, partner and communications director at London-based agency Free The Birds, talks about the brilliance of Leonardo da Vinci. He argues agencies can use him as an inspiration, even in the year 2022....

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The weakest link in brand development

Veb Anand

Veb Anand, chief strategy officer at Principle, makes the case for strategic brand implementation. The origins of modern brand consulting can be traced back to the 19...

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Going beyond brand guidelines and playbooks

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Tom Gilbert, executive creative director of Design Bridge Shanghai, discusses alternative thinking and solutions to brand inconsistencies in media and sales channels which can plague brand governance....

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