Tag: Digital branding

24 articles

A new typeface brings digital clarity to Mind’s mental health mission.

After years of campaigning to improve awareness and understanding around mental health, the time had come for charity Mind to update its iconic visual identity. The ‘squiggle’ logo is widely recognised in England and Wales, but social media and other digital spaces were creating new demands on the organisation. In partnership with agency DesignStudio, Monotype Studio developed Mind Meridian – a modified typeface which puts warmth and accessibility at the heart of the brand.  

 

The new voice of O2 - Custom typeface

Monotype’s Creative Type Director Phil Garnham, is joined by O2 and their brand agency to discuss O2’s new custom typeface, with an in-depth look at how this has propelled O2 to become a more digital and contemporary brand throughout different markets.

Brand Talks Connected: 2020 Recap

Brand Talks Connected delivers Monotype’s popular Brand Talks event series directly to wherever it is you’re working these days. Here’s a look back at some of the amazing content from 2020. We hope you’ll join us for the next event!

5 tips for building a better font licensing strategy.

Kevin Laurino, Manager of Art & Print Production, Retouching, and Finishing at Netflix, shares some experiences from his career-long relationship with fonts and how to tame the beast that is managing a brand’s font licensing. Here are some tips to help get you started.

Why it pays to pay for creativity.

Artists pour their heart and soul into their craft and creations and in an ideal world, every artist would be recognized and paid appropriately for their efforts. In reality, however, artists often have to fight for their rights to be upheld. This has been true for centuries and is only intensifying in the digital era.

A Monotype webinar. Modern typography redefined.

In light of breathing new life into typographic icons, the Monotype Studio would like to invite you to learn first-hand about a definitive version of a beloved font family that will offer designers a chance to see a classic with fresh eyes. 

The contemporary version of this versatile family organizes and makes cohesive 90 years of one of the most popular typefaces of all times. It’s more true to the original than any digital version you’ve ever worked with, and brings to life 37 new styles, including a variable version. 

The next century of Futura.

It’s difficult to imagine the 20th century without Futura. Released by the Bauer Type Foundry in 1927, Paul Renner’s Futura was a near-instant hit that quickly established itself as an iconic, immovable piece of our shared culture.

Highlights of Netflix at Brand Talks Connected.

Kevin Laurino, Manager of Art & Print Production, Retouching and Finishing, at Netflix shares experiences from his career-long relationship with fonts and solutions his team has implemented to simplify licensing and improve collaboration.

Panel discussion at Brand Talks Connected – Americas.

Charles Nix, Creative Type Director at Monotype, moderates a lively discussion with esteemed panelists Kristine Arth, Founder & Creative Director at Lobster Phone; Lynne Yun, Partner at Space Type Continuum; and Jennifer Hilliard, Senior Manager, Brand Development & Strategy at Quicken Loans. Watch the group discuss how they’ve adapted and uncovered opportunities during these unique and uncertain times. Learn more about Brand Talks here.

Panel discussion at Brand Talks Connected – Europe.

Tom Foley, Creative Type Director at Monotype, moderates a lively discussion with esteemed panelists Vincent Garcia, VP of Design at Dailymotion, and Caterina Bianchini, Founder & Creative Director at Studio Nari. Watch the group discuss how they’ve adapted and uncovered opportunities during these unique and uncertain times. Learn more about Brand Talks here.

House Industries keynote at Brand Talks Connected.

Mark Borden, Editor-in-Chief and Head of Creative Strategy, House Industries, shares his perspective on the critical role of type in branding and culture. Learn more about Brand Talks here.

Highlights of HP Hood at Brand Talks Connected.

Mike Mandolese, Design Manager at HP Hood, explains how a quality-focused culture builds employee and customer trust and enables continuous improvement for design teams.

We’re all in this together: The importance of building a brand from the inside out.

Everyone knows the saying, “what’s on the inside matters most.” Sure, a person’s character is more important than what they look like, but how does this relate to branding? A brand needs to look and act a certain way to engage with its audience, right?

Highlights of Pentagram at Brand Talks Connected.

Britt Cobb, Associate Partner at Pentagram, joined Brand Talks Connected to talk about the importance of internal branding and share a project he did for Verizon.

Is it time to rethink how creative work gets done?

We’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the effect the pandemic has had on the collaborative process that drives creative work at companies everywhere. Here are some ideas about where things could be heading. 

James Sommerville keynote at Brand Talks Connected.

James Sommerville talks through his career, from Prince Charles and Attik all the way through Coca-Cola, and shares his perspective on design and branding.

On-demand webinar: Aligning the Enterprise with Brand Identity

Modern rebrands aren’t as simple as they used to be. In this webinar, Monotype’s Type Director, Tom Foley, is joined by Rick Sellars, Creative Director at Interbrand London to discuss the ins and outs for a successful rebranding.