Greg Quinton, The Partners Chief Creative Officer, writes in Computer Arts about creativity as a tool for change that starts at the core of the business, from the big idea at the top to the tiniest of details at the bottom.
Join us for our Partners' Partners event with Marcus Lyon and Jim Sutherland to explore the notion of identity and hear the story, and stories, of Somos Brasil - a project that documents over 100 Brazilians through photography, recorded sound and DNA sampling, to define an identity of a truly global nation.
Advertising legend William Bernbach said, “Creativity is the last unfair advantage we're legally allowed to take over our competitors.” The most valuable currency in business isn’t technology, or offices, or even talent, which will always come and go – it’s ideas. Ideas solve problems. Ideas invent what’s next. Ideas inspire people. Ideas last. And best of all, anyone can have them. For free.
Most marketers and brand managers will know intuitively that once you identify the core ‘brand language’ it would give the brand a lucid sense of purpose that has clear strategic imperatives. But if the smart and succinct wording is recognised as best practice for brand strategies, why – more often than not – do we see reams of overcomplicated text instead?
All brands aspire to become iconic, but very few achieve it. Uri Baruchin unpacks three patterns that successful brands have in common, looking at how the likes of Mastercard, Airbnb, Spotify, Snapchat, and Coke have pared down their logos and identities in the hope of creating better cut through in digital environments.
Kargo creates mobile advertising strategies that launch brands and publishers to the next level, delivering bespoke creativity and tailored technology for the world’s best brands and publishers. The Partners New York were asked to help pinpoint the uniqueness of its offer and express this in a compelling way to its media-buying and brand marketer audiences.
The world's top agencies gathered at Ham Yard Hotel in London last night for the fourth annual Brand Impact Awards ceremony that recognises creative excellence and consistency across branding design. We're honoured to have won eight trophies, including Best in Show for our work with London Symphony Orchestra.