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Tag: Brand design

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Why creativity matters during times of uncertainty.

See how designers have stepped up in creative ways to visualize messages of hope, community, and caring for all.

Creating a consistent identity for an iconic banking group.

Partnering with Interbrand and Monotype, Santander redesigned its brand to become more modern, more digital and more in tune with a new generation of consumers.

Font engineering and the importance of what you can't see.

Fonts are more than a pretty face. Underneath their polished surface is an intricate array of data and functionality that few people ever see. Yet this hidden world is integral to the reliability, performance and appearance of a font.

Brand Talks Connections London: Looking back to move forward

Our last Brand Talks event of the year focused on insights gained from the best in branding from 2019, and the emerging brand and design trends for 2020.

How to keep your brand aligned along an ever-evolving customer journey.

Modern brands are not static, stationary objects. Today’s brands need to be agile and adaptable, permanently poised to respond to shifts in consumer expectations, emerging technology, and opportunities in other regions and languages.

Adrian Shaughnessy talks music, vinyl and graphic design for Letterform Live.

Theo Inglis chats with graphic designer, writer, lecturer, editor and publisher, Adrian Shaughnessy, about his love of design, vinyl and album art.

Brand Day London: Greenpeace and Lovers show how branding can inspire positive change.

Lovers and Greenpeace talk through their campaign, End Ocean Plastics which aims to drive awareness of ocean pollution and drive urgent change.

Powering development in new markets for Royal Caribbean

A custom version of Proxima Nova will streamline Royal Caribbean’s digital presence for clear and confident communication with Chinese customers.

Read our eBook: Five font factors to consider for the financial services sector

Companies in the financial services sector must keep pace with shifts in consumer behavior and expectations. Our latest eBook outlines five ways fonts can help.

Read our ebook: 5 type trends for brands to consider in 2020

Trends in type design are often an indicator of broader shifts in brand strategy. Through conversations with designers and creative leaders, as well our Monotype Studio team, we have identified five trends for brands to consider as they build their visual identities in the next year and beyond.

eBook: Your type

From the cursive script taught in first grade to the bubble type that filled teenage diaries to the decorative name style that adorned your favorite band T-shirt, type has and always will be a fundamental part of our self-expression. In this eBook, you'll learn more about the differences between choosing custom, modified, and library fonts, and how foundries and agencies can work together on your behalf.

Read our eBook: Always read the fine print

This ebook takes a look at the evolution of font design to illustrate why today's brands need fonts optimized for the customer experience. The eBook gives examples of how new fonts are created (and old favorites are reimagined) to handle the demands of modern technology, so you can ensure the font you choose for your brand won't let you down.

Read our eBook: The making of a modern brand

Maintaining good brand health and a strong visual identity is essential to developing trust with your customers. It also requires constant focus and a willingness to adapt and experiment on the fly. We’ve highlighted areas you can’t ignore if you want to deliver the experience consumers expect.

Read our eBook: Change is the only constant

The decision to update your brand is rife with uncertainty, especially in our fast-paced, ever-evolving modern world. When is the right time? Is there a right time? Can you truly update for the future, or will you always feel two steps behind?

A Recap of Adobe MAX 2019

Last week, thousands of designers, producers, and creatives descended upon Los Angeles for Adobe MAX, which brings together the creative community for hands-on workshops, inspirational keynotes, and updates on the latest in technology.

How do you choose a typeface when you’re the world’s biggest font foundry?

Monotype’s brand refresh needed to achieve the same consistency of communication that it champions for its customers. But what’s the answer when you’re a type foundry with literally tens of thousands of fonts to choose from, and multiple products and services to design for?

Brand Talks Berlin 2018: When the interaction is the product.

Two Brand Talks presenters discuss the importance of creating conversation with customers, and how fonts help build connections across platforms.

Brand Talks: Creating Connections. What does it mean to be believable?

Actions speak louder than words. But for marketers trying to form genuine, lasting relationships with their customers, embodying that ideal is complicated.