Farmtastic Idea! 01 August 2017
Yesterday we had the pleasure to present our brand ideas of our latest pro bono project to the members of Spitalfields City Farm.Read more
Yesterday we had the pleasure to present our brand ideas of our latest pro bono project to the members of Spitalfields City Farm.Read more
Today sees the launch of our latest Living Ratings™ research report – the digital intelligence of the world's leading asset managers 2017.
Last year's analysis of asset managers’ digital intelligence revealed that just 8% of the top 100 firms provided exceptional digital content and engaging functionality for financial advisers and intermediaries. Twelve months on and that figure is just 11%.
To see facts and figures behind our latest analysis and found out who has achieved digital intelligence in 2017 download our report.Read more
Following on from our 7 Transform North America Award nominations last week, we are delighted to announce that we have also been shortlisted for 3 prestigious Digital Impact Awards 2017 for our work with EY and Lewis Silkin.
Both EY and Lewis Silkin have been nominated in the 'Best use of digital from the professional services sector' category, with law firm Lewis Silkin also receiving a nomination for 'Best digital rebrand'.Read more
We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted yet again for the prestigious Transform North America Awards 2017.
We have three nominations for our work for charity technology start-up GivGo, these include best naming strategy, best development of a new brand within an existing brand portfolio and best visual identity from the technology sector.Read more
We are delighted to announce that for the second year running, our client State Street Global Advisors won 'Advertising Campaign of the Year' at last night's 2017 MAX Awards in Sydney, Australia.
The award acknowledges our creative and strategic contributions to SSGA's 'There's Opportunity in Complexity' initiative that included a high successful 15th anniversary ETF campaign.Read more
Groundsure, a leading supplier of environmental searches, has launched their new flagship product ‘Avista’ – with the name and brand created by our London team.
This all new and comprehensive environmental search report is underpinned by great data and includes planning information that makes risks clearer and shows the next steps. This means the conveyancer and homebuyer can make an informed decision of how to proceed with any potential property purchase.Read more
We have just launched a new digital experience for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) that will expand their target audience reach, helping them market their funds in Australia.
The fully responsive site, created by our team in Hong Kong, takes users on an interactive, content-rich journey through the world of SSGA's managed funds and retirement solutions. Colourful and user-friendly, the site is packed full of engaging stories and information, and content which includes market commentaries, thought leadership pieces and videos that help explain market trends. The site also includes key investment themes and real-time fund information.Read more
We hope you can join us at our latest Living Ratings breakfast seminar, where we will be discussing the digital intelligence of the world's leading law firms and sharing invaluable insight from our 2017 research report.Read more
Hipsters, bicycles and artisan coffee – all words now synonymous with Shoreditch… but donkeys?
Nestled in the heart of Spitalfields, a stone throws away from the very trendy Brick Lane is Spitalfields City Farm. Adorned in beautiful flowers, abundant with horticulture and occupied by an eclectic group of farmyard animals, it has been around since 1978.Read more
Following on from the success of the EMEIA Fraud Survey 2017, our team in Hong Kong has today launched the Asia-Pacific Fraud Survey – a report that exposes serious vulnerabilities in the ethical cultures of many companies across the region.
Created online and in print, this flagship thought-leadership report makes full use of EY’s distinctive brand, with the final design featuring vibrant data visualisations and infographics that effectively communicate and highlight the key results of this comprehensive survey.Read more
We are delighted to have worked for a second year with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), who held their Annual Meeting 2017 in Nicosia, Cyprus.
The event, held on 9-11 May, welcomed over 2,000 participants – senior business people, investors and policy-makers – to the Filoxenia Conference Centre for three days of discussion, debate and networking opportunities.Read more
For the second consecutive year, we were delighted to pick up the Gold award in New York last night for our recent animated video for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) in the highly competitive 'Business to Business Web Video' category.
Our short animation video tackles head-on many of the client issues faced in fixed income market and was specifically designed to boost investor confidence through simple and effective storytelling.Read more
At last night's prestigious Employer Brand Management Awards in London, we picked up two further trophies for our groundbreaking and disruptive brand work with law firm Lewis Silkin.
This included a fantastic gold in the 'best employment brand from the professional services sector' category and a high commended award in the 'best alignment of the employer value proposition with corporate brand values' category.
It was a great night for our client Lewis Silkin, who have now won awards in three separate ceremonies in London and Hong Kong – testament to the strategy, creativity and hard work put into the brand by all.Read more
We have recently launched a new website for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), aimed at educating institutional clients about 'Factor Investing' and to showcase a series of strategies for today’s low-growth investment environment.Read more
Last week saw the launch of the EY’s EMIEA (Europe, Middle East, India & Africa) Fraud survey. The survey delivers new insights on the perception of fraud, bribery and corruption faced by companies based on 4,100 interviews conducted in 41 countries across Europe, Middle East, India and Africa. Rich with astute data and analysis the fraud survey became an excellent opportunity for Living to transform the editorial and statistics into an engaging experience for readers in both print and digital.
Living’s aim was to create a design experience that minimises word count and leverages infographics. Our succinct design approach enabled a more sophisticated aesthetic for the fraud survey which subsequently created a more compelling and digestible read. Our focus throughout the project was to deliver a design system that was more modular and could extend beyond the printed page into digital communications.Read more
We are delighted to announce that we picked four more Transform Awards Europe at Thursday night's ceremony in London. Our work for law firm, Lewis Silkin, won a silver in the best rebrand from the professional services sector, with start-up GivGo picking up a bronze for best naming strategy.
The 2017 Transform Europe awards celebrates entries from Austria to France, to Sweden, Romania, Poland and beyond. Branding talent from charities, NGOs, corporate firms and agencies was all on display. With fierce competition, the caliber of entries broke all previous awards records, with a 35% increase in both the companies entering and the actual number of entries.Read more
We are delighted to announce that our recent animation work for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has been shortlisted for a Gold, Silver or Bronze Financial Communications Society Portfolio Award 2017.
Shortlisted in the highly competitive 'Business to Business Web Video' category, our short animation tackles head on many of the client issues faced in fixed income market and was specifically designed to boost investor confidence. We'll find if we've won Gold, Silver or Bronze on May 4th at a gala dinner in New York.Read more
Today see's the launch of our latest Living Ratings™ research report – the digital intelligence of the world's leading law firms 2017.
In previous editions of Living Ratings™, we’ve bemoaned the paucity of substantive content in many of the websites and social media channels we’ve rated. We’ve long championed the need for more meaningful and extensive content. “Content is king” has been our mantra now for several years.
Well, at first glance, the results in our latest survey might indicate that law firms have listened hard and finally got the message. However, that’s not quite the full story.
Download our latest Living Ratings™ research report and find out which law firms posses true digital intelligence.Read more
We are delighted to announce that our strategic and creative work for law firm, Lewis Silkin, has been been shortlisted for two prestigious Employer Brand Management Awards 2017.
This includes best alignment of the employer value proposition with corporate brand values and best employer brand management from the professional services sector. We find out who the winners are on 25 April 2017 in London.Read more
Wishing all our clients, partners and teams around the world a prosperous, healthy and happy year of the rooster.
In Chinese astrology, each zodiac year is not just associated with an animal sign, but also one of five elements: metal, wood, water, fire, or earth, and both the zodiac sign and the element shape the astrology of the year.
2017 is a 'fire rooster' year, which represents trustworthy characteristics, with a strong sense of timekeeping and responsibility at work.
Gong Hei Fat Choi!Read more
The year is off to a flying start with the fantastic news that we have received 4 nominations for the Transform Awards Europe 2017.
We have two nominations for our strategic and disruptive brand work with law firm Lewis Silkin, that includes best brand architecture and best visual identity from the professional services sector. We also have nominations for technology start-up GivGo (best naming strategy) and asset manager RAM (best visual identity from the financial services sector).Read more
This year we are focusing our fund raising efforts globally to help one charity – War Child.
Founded in 1993, War Child's mission is to protect, educate and stand up for the rights of children caught up in war. Their main objective is to increase the scale of our work and reach more children in conflict areas. In 2015, the number of children, young people and adults who received direct support from them was 126,000.Read more
We are very proud to share our pro bono work for Freyathlon – a personal brand for one of our former clients, Freya Rodger, who after overcoming non-Hodgkin Lymphoma was determined to rebuild her health and fitness through a series of sporting activities.
With her confidence strong and fitness improving, Freya embarked on her biggest challenge, to try her hand at every sporting event open to women at the Rio Olympics in 2016. In order to help raise awareness of this remarkable endeavour, we stepped in to create a name and visual identity – a brand that would inspire not just Freya, but her friends, local community and the media.Read more
Our latest Living Ratings analysis, reveals a distinct lack of investment into digital brand equity in over half of the world’s leading private equity firms.
Our in-depth analysis examines the digital engagement and evidence of Private Equity International’s Top 50 firms’ websites and social media channels, across multiple criteria and differing audience perspectives.
The findings reveal that more than 80% of private equity firms are failing to provide digital communications that provide engagement or substantive, audience centric content that evidences the claims made on their websites. In fact, two of the Top 50 do not even have a website!Read more
This week sees the launch of the new Lewis Silkin website. Supporting the firm’s global strategy and building on our award-winning and sector challenging brand, we have created a digital experience that challenges the convention of the usual legal website.
For over 60 years Lewis Silkin has provided legal advice to businesses in the creative, sport, real estate, professional services, and technology sectors through offices across the UK and Asia. They are refreshingly personable, even 'un-lawyer-like'. Our challenge was this capture this culture and bring it to life digitally.Read more
We are thrilled to announce that our recent brand work for London and Hong Kong based law firm, Lewis Silkin, picked up the prestigious best overall visual identity at last night's Transform Asia Pacific awards in Hong Kong.
Lewis Silkin's innovative and highly visual brand also scooped gold awards for best brand from the professional services sector and best brand architecture solution, as well as a silver for best use of a visual property.
Judges described the brand as "compelling," 'impressive," "creative," and "unique in the law firm industry."Read more
With the final of the ATP world tour coming to a head at the weekend and a victory for the new global number one Andy Murray, it's been a busy week in the tennis world and for one of our clients, spread betting and CFDs specialist, London Capital Group (LCG).
LCG announced a four-year global partnership with Stan Wawrinka, one of the world’s leading tennis players, that sees him become the Global Brand Ambassador for the firm and the connected brand we created, elevated to a new high-profile sporting arena.Read more
Last night saw the second Transform North America Awards in New York, where we had eleven nominations for our brand work with clients Ashurst, CFM, Givergy and Orrick.
The evening saw us pick up three gold awards for technology specialists Givergy and one each for law firm Ashurst and hedge fund CFM respectively. Law firm Orrick also picked up two silver awards.Read more
Our recent work with Orrick and Nomura was awarded bronze and highly commended respectively at last night's Digital Impact Awards, an achievement that recognises our excellence in communication strategies for the corporate and financial space.
The Digital Impact Awards champion and reward the campaigns truly making a difference to the communications world. Now in its seventh year, the record number of entries and high standard of submissions given over to the judging panel highlights the extent to which the digital communications industry continues to innovate.Read more
This week saw the launch of our new digital story-telling tool for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), a leading global asset manager committed to helping their clients, and those who rely on them, achieve financial security.
The project started with one important question…
How do people confront the crucial financial choices they have at retirement?
Financial Institutions all over the world struggle to ‘answer' this increasingly important question and often fail miserably. In many cases, they provide dense written guidance that’s delivered in un-engaging websites and communications that are far from user friendly.Read more
Following our recent nominations for Transform North America we are delighted to have been shortlisted for a further 12 prestigious Transform Asia Awards 2016 for our strategic brand work with Ashurst, CFM, Givergy, Lewis Silkin and Orrick.
The nominations include best creative strategy, best naming strategy, best use of a visual property, best rebrand of a digital property, best brand consolidation, best visual identity from the professional services sector, best visual identity from the financial services sector and best visual identity from the technology sector.Read more
The nominations include best creative strategy, best naming strategy, best visual identity from the professional services sector, best visual identity from the financial services sector and best visual identity from the technology sector.Read more
We're delighted to announce that our work for Nomura and Orrick has been shortlisted for 2 prestigious Digital Impact Awards 2016.
Japanese investment bank Nomura's global brand campaign has been shortlisted for 'Best digital communication as part of an integrated campaign', whilst our recently launched visual identity for international law firm Orrick has been shortlisted for 'Best digital rebrand'.Read more
This week has seen the launch of a new digital platform for Givergy, an award-winning fundraising technology firm who have raised over £50 million for charities and corporate foundations since launch.
Givergy's brand, designed by our London team, was introduced in 2015 and now we've created an engaging and sophisticated online presence that align's with the firm's business and brand strategies and is supporting the fast-paced growth of the business globally.Read more
In an increasingly connected world, what capital strategies should corporations implement to ride the digital wave and capture business opportunities? Well this week sees the publication of a compelling thought leadership report by EY that answers this question.
Created and designed by our team in Hong Kong the report is being launched both online and in print.Read more
Our latest Living Ratings report takes an in-depth look at how the IPE Top 100 Global Asset Managers engage with financial intermediaries through digital and social media channels. When it comes to digital – asset managers are still playing catch-up.Read more
This week sees the launch of the vibrant new brand and website for Orrick, a leading global law firm with a sharpened focus on servicing clients in three of the most dynamic sectors of the global economy: technology, energy & infrastructure and finance.
Over the last 18 months, we have worked in close partnership with Orrick’s US team to deliver a truly client-centric brand and digital experience. It all began with the all-important brand strategy phase to help define their sweet spot, followed by the creation of a compelling new visual identity, through to the implementation across all channels.Read more
We are delighted to announce that we won a silver Corporate Engagement Award 2016 for our pro bono brand and marketing work with Christ Church Primary School at last night's ceremony in London.
As part of Volunteer's Week and our ongoing relationship with local charity Inspire, this Wednesday the team at Living hosted a Marketing Workshop for Year 12 BTEC Business students.
Back in May we were asked to set a Marketing brief for the students to respond to, with a view to them presenting their ideas to a select panel from Living.Read more
Today sees the launch of a vibrant new visual identity for RAM Active Investments, an independent asset management company with presence across Geneva, Zurich, Luxembourg and London. The brand, created by our London team, has been developed so that it focuses firmly on the future of the group, meeting the needs of both their investors and the internal stakeholders.Read more
When you’re asked to create a messaging platform and advertising campaign for Fixed Income ETFs that’s in a space that’s overcrowded and is also is arguably the most complex asset class to deliver, what do you do? Well, it’s made so much easier when the ask has come from an asset manager who is amongst the largest in the world and a true leader in the Fixed Income ETF arena.Read more
Today sees the next step in our pro bono work for Christ Church Primary School in London, with the launch of their new website.Read more
We have just completed the branding, wayfinding and event materials for The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development's Annual Meeting and Business Forum 2016. The event, held on 11 and 12 May, sees over 2,000 delegates from around the world attend the event at the EBRD headquarters in London.Read more
Last night saw State Street Global Advisors' magazine ‘The Participant’ win a Silver award for Best B2B Direct Mail at the glittering FCS Portfolio Awards ceremony in New York.Read more
Law firms are constantly in search of differentiation… often turning to their unique heritage, plethora of specialisms or numerous industry-leading league tables in attempt to help articulate the value they bring. With law firm Lewis Silkin it’s different and one of a kind.
For over 60 years Lewis Silkin has provided legal advice to businesses in the creative, sport, real estate, professional services, and technology sectors through offices across the UK and Asia. Sounding the same as other firms? Probably.Read more
Today sees the launch of a vibrant new digital brand and website for Core Capital, a specialist private equity investor in lower-mid market companies.
Our challenge was to create a contemporary and fully-responsive website that would stand shoulder-to-shoulder with many of the retail sites (Core Capital's target audience) and could be considered as one of the best in their sector.Read more
We are celebrating being shortlisted with Christ Church Primary School in the ‘Best pro bono work for a charitable, social or ethical cause’ category at this year’s Corporate Engagement Awards.Read more
We’re celebrating at Living this morning after scooping not one, but nine award wins at last night’s Transform Awards Europe.Read more
Living is celebrating being shortlisted along with our client State Street Global Advisors for a Financial Communication Portfolio Award, being announced on 28th April in New York.Read more
We’ve just launched a dynamic new microsite for Northern Trust, the global asset and wealth manager, to promote their expansive FGR fund offering.Read more
A new report from Living highlights the wide variance in approaches to digital and social media engagement by Am Law 100 global firms. The report highlights that leading firms do not lead the way when it comes to digital – with only two of the Top 20 Am Law firms featuring in Living’s Top 20 ranking.Read more
We've created a brand for GivGo, an online auction platform through which the leading UK Corporates and their Foundations can raise vital funds for their associated charities and enhance employee engagement, by selling off unused corporate hospitality and experiences.Read more
Wishing all our clients, partners and teams across the globe a very happy, heathy and prosperous Chinese New Year 2016.
This year it's the Year of the Monkey, the ninth animal in the cycle and people born in this period are characterised as lively, quick-witted, curious, innovative and mischievous.
Each Chinese New Year is characterised by one of 12 animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac. The Chinese zodiac is divided into 12 blocks (or houses) just like its western counterpart, but with the major difference being that each house has a time-length of one year instead of one month.
Gong Hei Fat Choy!Read more
We are celebrating a great start to 2016, after receiving no less than 9 nominations for the Transform Awards Europe. This includes:
• Ashurst – Best brand evolution
• CFM – Best visual identity from the financial services sector
• Christ Church Primary School – Best visual identity from the education sector, best use of a visual property and best brand development to reflect changed mission
• Givergy – Best visual identity from the TMT sector and best naming strategy
• Wren Sterling – Best visual identity from the financial services sector and best corporate rebrand following a merger or acquisition.
Throughout 2015 the good folk at Living have once again generously given up their time and spare change to support a range of great causes and charities.Read more
This week, the world of alternative investment services sees an exciting new brand launch for Saltgate.
As a specialist firm that has found success under the radar for many years, Saltgate’s select, high-impact clients span core sectors: debt, private equity, real estate and infrastructure and have mainly come through private referrals. Their brief to us emphasised the desire to define and create a truly differentiating brand with a perfect balance of understatement and authority.Read more
Listed online trading services firm, London Capital Group, has rebranded as LCG and launched a new visual identity with the help of our London team.Read more
LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network with 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe, today announced its annual ranking of those making the best use of LinkedIn to build their personal and company brands. Our own Group Marketing Director, David King, was ranked in 3rd place in the UK's 'Top 10 Most Engaged Marketers' ranking.Read more
GF International Investment Management Limited (GFIIM), a Hong Kong-based investment firm, appointed our team in Asia to develop a campaign to launch their China ETF – the first of its kind - into the Hong Kong market. The campaign was also required to raise awareness of the firm.
Whilst a subsidiary of GF Funds – one of the Top 10 asset management companies in China – the firm is a relatively late entrant into the Hong Kong market, and given its limited marketing exposure, has relatively low awareness.Read more
The team at Living and our clients scooped eight awards at last night’s Asia Pacific Transform Awards held in Hong Kong, winning two Gold, four Silver, one Bronze and one Highly Commended awards for our work with Black Crane, Nomura, Murata and Vinson & Elkins.Read more
Today sees the launch of a new multi-channel campaign for The People's Pension, created by our London team.Read more
We've just completed the rebrand of CFM, a fund manager headquartered in Paris, with offices in London, New York and Tokyo.Read more
Last night saw the inaugural Transform North America Awards in New York, where we had nine nominations for our brand work with Gottex, Nomura, Murata, Blue Matrix and Vinson & Elkins.Read more
We are proud to share the creation of new naming, visual branding and website for Freyathlon; a one-woman challenge to complete over 100 Olympic sporting events, undertaken by Freya Rodger.Read more
The team were honoured with bronze wins for Nomura and Murata in the categories for "Best Digital Rebrand - Murata", "Best use of online video - Nomura", "Best use of digital from the Financial Services Sector" and "Best digital as part of an integrated campaign - Nomura"respectively.Read more
We are celebrating this morning after receiving eight nominations in the 2015 Transform Awards Asia-Pacific.Read more
Today sees the launch of Givergy, a new brand for one of the leading global providers of online fund raising and silent auction technologies that unites sister businesses iBid and Daana under one consistent identity.Read more
We are celebrating being named 'the most nominated' agency at this year's Transform Awards North America, with Five of our clients being shortlisted for awards.Read more
August bank holiday weekend saw a landmark stage in our rebrand of Christ Church Primary School in Brick Lane, London, namely the painting of a mural on four sections of a 30 metre wall.Read more
We’re delighted to announce that Black Crane Capital, a Hong Kong based boutique hedge fund, now has a dynamic new investor website.Read more
We were delighted to hear today that we have been shortlisted for a number of Digital Impact Awards – six in total.Read more
Today sees the launch of an innovative new website for Horizon Asset LLP – a global alternative investment company.Read more
This week sees the launch of a new online experience for Spectra FX, an independent, boutique execution and advisory firm that specialises in foreign exchange options for institutional financial services clients.Read more
Global law firm Vinson & Elkins LLP (V&E) has launched a new website featuring a refreshed visual identity created by our team in London.Read more
Things are certainly going at full speed with the Christ Church Primary School rebrand – our dedicated London pro bono project for 2015. With full approval from the Headmaster, teachers and governors secured we’ve moved swiftly into brand deployment bringing the visual identity to life in a new prospectus design, stationery, promotional collateral and desktop patterns.
The narrative graphics have proven to offer almost infinite possibilities for creativity so much so that our designer Tim Phelan can barely be dragged away from his mac at 6pm.Read more
Today sees the launch of a vibrant multi-channel brand awareness campaign in Hong Kong for Old Mutual Global Investors, a listed investment, savings, insurance and banking group.Read more
We are delighted to announce the launch of an elegant and distinctive visual identity for Garraway Capital Management LLP, a new fund management business.
The firm's name is inspired by Garraway's Coffee House, which opened in the late 17th-century and became an early venue for the lively trading of shares and commodities which led, ultimately, to the launch of the London Stock Exchange.Read more
We are very pleased to announce that our apprentice, Kieran Haddock has just been awarded Creative Pioneer of the Month! Well done, Kieran!
Kieran is undertaking the Creative Pioneer Challenge, an award winning nationwide campaign to find the next generation of advertising, creative and digital media talent. It is the brainchild of Janet Hull OBE at trade association and professional institute, the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA), and is run in marketing partnership with national urban newspaper Metro.Read more
Today sees the launch of Wren Sterling, one of the UK's leading financial advisers (and formerly known as Towergate Financial), renamed and rebranded by our UK team.Read more
Our seventh edition of Living Ratings – Building digital relationships: Digital content and communication in the UK’s leading Financial Advisers - officially launches today. (18.03.15)
In this edition of Living Ratings we look at how the UK's leading financial advisers are utilising digital communications channels to build relationships on the internet or via social media as well as face to face.Read more
Following on from our visual identity work for start-up investment management firm Eleva Capital, we have now launched their fully responsive investor-facing website.Read more
We are delighted to announce that once again we have been shortlisted for a number of prestigious Transform rebranding awards.Read more
We have now completed the digital aspect of Chrome London's rebrand by launching a new fully responsive website.Read more
We are proud to announce that our first Creative Pioneer, Chloe Ward, has been awarded prestigious Skills CFA Higher Apprentice of the Year Award.Read more
We have just launched a new website for long term client Amiri Capital, who advise sovereign wealth funds, institutions and family offices in the GCC and Southeast Asia on their real asset investments.Read more
We are very pleased to announce that we have scooped three Gold, one Bronze and two Highly Commended Awards at last night’s Transform Asia-Pacific Awards in Hong Kong.Read more
Today marks the launch of our latest Living Ratings study - In search of #DigitalAlpha: Digital content and communication in the world’s leading asset managers.Read more
We are proud to announce that we have been recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list.Read more
We are pleased to announce our involvement with a local school, working on a new branding project for its nursery, primary and secondary functions.Read more
State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), has just launched a campaign created by Living to mark the 15th Anniversary of the Hong Kong Tracker Fund.Read more
How do you bring to life the investment philosophy of an alternative investment manager through its visual identity?Read more
We are pleased to announce that Living Group has been shortlisted for six Transform Asia-Pacific Awards.Read more
Hong Kong law firm Stevenson, Wong & Co has just launched a new fully responsive website, designed and coded by Living.Read more
Following the launch of our Living Ratings analysis; “Digital content and social media communication in the Am Law 100”, our team was invited to present their findings to the Law Media Professionals Luncheon in Houston.Read more
Last night marked the eleventh London Regional National Apprenticeship Awards and our team picked up a Highly Commended award in the Newcomer SME Employer category.Read more
We have just completed the visual identity and soft launch for Eleva Capital, a Luxembourg UCITS Pan-European, long only fund equity fund, which is set for launch in Q4 this year (pending FCA & CSSF approval).Read more
Having completed the successful rebrand of Japanese electronics giant Murata earlier in 2014, we have now helped the firm launch a new corporate website.Read more
We have just completed the rebrand of Chrome, a property company with expertise in development and investment within the central and greater London area.Read more
Today marks the launch of our latest Living Ratings study: Digital content & communication in the Property Week 2013 Top 40 Investment Agencies.Read more
2013 marked the hiring of our first Creative Pioneer. Now, Living are officially a London finalist in the Newcomer SME Employer category for the National Apprenticeship Awards.Read more
We've created a name and visual identity for Cordello Home, a new online homewares business.Read more
Neuberger Berman, a New York based asset management firm, has been expanding its operations in Asia.Read more
This month I have continued working on group-wide, integrated projects – the most notable of which was the latest Living Ratings study, a benchmarking tool for financial, professional services, property and technology firms' communications, which was developed by Living Group.Read more
William E.Connor & Associates, one of the largest global sourcing firms partnering with the world's elite brands, launched an international PR campaign to announce its recognition by Ethisphere as a World Most Ethical Company award for the third consecutive year.Read more
Today sees the launch of the latest edition of Living Ratings: Digital content and social media communication in the Am Law 100.Read more
Since being appointed in March by Global Prime Partners ("GPP"), a leading boutique prime broker, we have undertaken a variety of tasks and initiatives to help support and promote GPP as they grow and expand into new markets.Read more
Living has launched a new visual brand for Japanese electronics giant Murata. The stunning new identity was launched at the beginning of April and is off to a great start, already picking up a gong at last night's Transform Awards!Read more
Hayfin, a London headquartered independent investment firm, has just launched its new website. Living supported Hayfin from it's rebrand in October 2013 through to the scoping, planning, design and build of its dynamic new site.Read more
Mirae Asset, one of the world's leading emerging market investors and independent financial services groups, has just relaunched it's stunning new global website – scoped, planned and designed by our Hong Kong and London teams.Read more
Last night marked the annual Hedge Fund Journal Awards which recognises the services provided to the hedge fund industry including legal, prime brokerage, technology and marketing, but to name a few. Set in the heart of the City at 1 Lombard Street, the Living team networked with a wide range of providers, all of whom are integral to the hedge fund industry.Read more
To support DWF’s regional marketing focus Living has just completed a range of branded taxi sides. A number of the famous London taxis featuring DWF’s distinctive messaging and visual identity are now running in Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Manchester.Read more
State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) is a global leader in asset management, with deep experience supporting the needs of Defined Contribution (DC). The UK team briefed us to help them launch a suite of Target Retirement Funds – a major initiative that is key to SSgA’s success as a leading player in the UK’s institutional DC market.Read more
To mark #NAW14 this week (3-7 March), I will be sharing my experience and letting you know first hand why it is so great to be a Creative Pioneer.Read more
Six months into their apprenticeship roles, the 2013 Creative Pioneers talk about their backgrounds and experiences of working in the industry.Read more
Living has recently completed the brand for international developer and real estate investment firm Quadrum – an affiliate of Cube Capital, an investment management firm with over $1.3bn in assets under management.Read more
The PR team at Living successfully launched the @CampdenResearch / @UBS Turkish Entrepreneurship Report through a series of planned activities including the co-ordination of an exclusive round table event and the management of targeted media relations and social media campaigns.Read more
Wishing all our clients and friends around the world a Happy Valentine’s Day from everyone at Living. We hope you have a great day!Read more
We are delighted to announce that Living has been shortlisted for Best rebrand from the technology, media & telecommunications sector in this year's Transform Awards for our work with Murata.Read more
The new year saw Living launch a brand new website for MAB Partners – an independent alternative investment group.Read more
Living Group client, T. Rowe Price, scooped the Best International Campaign at last week's Citywire Goldmine Awards for its recent 'Think T.Rowe Price, Think Europe' campaign.Read more
Last night saw a 900-strong audience gather at London's Old Billingsgate Market to honour the top performers from another eventful year for the legal profession. Legal Week's annual British Legal Awards is always a highlight in the legal calendar and this year wasn't any different.Read more
Living has completed a rebrand of Hong Kong-based full service law firm, Stevenson, Wong & Co.Read more
As social media communication in the UK’s leading law firms goes from strength to strength, a new Living Ratings study released today – Living Ratings of Social Media & Brand Content in APAC Law Firms –benchmarks 60 leading law firms in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia, and discovers that not all of them share the same enthusiasm for social media.Read more
Living has completed a rebrand of Gottex Fund Management's visual identity – a leading independent provider of alternative multi-asset solutions and advisory services with offices in Europe, North America and Asia.Read more
Law firm, DWF, has continued its rise up the league tables by securing 25th position in the Acritas UK Law Firm Brand Rankings. The rankings highlight the leading UK law firm brands most favoured by influential clients from the UK and around the world.Read more
Living client, Mourant Ozannes, held its second annual cocktail party in Hong Kong last week; attended by clients, partners, and media friends.Read more
This week sees the launch of a brand new magazine and website for a global leader in asset management, State Street Global Advisors (SSgA). Both these initiatives are a key part of their strategic communications programme as they continue to broaden their Defined Contribution (DC) offering in the UK market.Read more
Today, Yuri Bender, Editor-in-Chief of FT publication PWM, joined Living Group for the second in a series of wealth breakfast briefings. An audience of in-house marketers as well as wealth professionals attended to hear Living’s CEO Kate Shaw, interview Yuri on ‘The Future of the Wealth Management Industry’.Read more
Living has created a visual identity for PCW Planning and Development, the company leading the redevelopment of London's historic Park Crescent West.Read more
Yesterday marked the Mid-Autumn Festival, one of the most important Chinese holidays in the lunar calendar. Worshipping the moon in Autumn and praying to bring a good harvest has been a tradition for many centuries. In modern times, the festival is celebrated with families enjoying meals together, lighting lanterns and eating mooncakes, a traditional Chinese bakery product.Read more
This month, Living designed the e-invites for cocktail events in Hong Kong and Singapore for global charity organisation, Room to Read.Read more
Living client Mourant Ozannes has been named the top offshore legal adviser of FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 firms, according to the latest Corporate Advisers Rankings Guide published by Adviser Rankings Limited.Read more
Living has recently created a brand new integrated advertising campaign for T. Rowe Price in Australia. ‘The World at Your Feet’ campaign has been designed to raise awareness of the key benefits of the T. Rowe Price Global Equity Fund.Read more
We are delighted to announce the opening of our New York office, which sees the beginning of a strategic alliance with US-based Dukas Public Relations, a leading communications business specialising in the financial and professional services sector.Read more
Johnson Fleming, a leading independent workplace pensions and benefits provider, has appointed Living to help drive the firm’s automatic enrolment ambitions.Read more
In an article published in the latest edition of CorpComms magazine, Andrew Cave investigates whether social media channels, such as Twitter and Facebook have the potential to replace official corporate reporting channels, such as RNS, considering the pace at which technology is changing the world of communications.Read more
We have just launched a personal website for Luqman Arnold, who has been at the forefront of the global financial services sector for more than three decades.Read more
Living Group’s latest annual report website for Rathbones Brothers’ is its most innovative yet. The 2012 version harnesses innovative parallax scrolling, responsive design and the latest pdf technology to highlights key themes from the 2012 report and accounts and offer users a variety of ways to access a summary overview, detailed content or download key financials.Read more
Living has continued its recent success by ranking number 19 in The Drum's Design 100 Report 2013, a comprehensive guide to the UK design industry.Read more
We are delighted to announce that our brand work for The People's Pension scooped five awards at last night's Transform Awards at a packed ceremony at the Brewery in London.Read more
Following on from the launch of Living Ratings of Sustainability in October 2012, our analysis and rating of the FTSE 350 financial sector's sustainability communications, Living's CEO Kate Shaw has contributed a bylined article to FT publication, The Banker.Read more
On the 30th January 2013, Living took home The Hedge Fund Journal’s ‘Brand and Marketing Communications Award’. The Living team was delighted to be recognised as the leading brand and marketing communications agency for the hedge fund industry, proving that the past 8 years of hard work with more than 50 hedge fund clients has been well worth it.Read more
We are pleased to welcome Living's first work experience student of 2013 to the studio this week.Read more
Living has joined the IncludeDesign campaign, an initiative to ensure that art and design subjects remain an important part of the school curriculum in the UK.Read more
Living is delighted to announce its appointment by the Bank of East Asia, the largest independent local bank in Hong Kong, to create an advertising and in-branch campaign promoting the latest offer from the bank's securities division.Read more
We are delighted to announce that Living has been shortlisted for five Communicate Magazine's Transform Awards 2013.Read more
Living Group is the proud winner of the ‘Brand and Marketing Communications Award’ which was presented at last night’s dinner hosted by The Hedge Fund Journal in the heart of Mayfair.Read more
This week sees Living launch a brand new microsite for T. Rowe Price Europe as part of a joined-up communications campaign aimed at raising awareness of their European capabilities in equity and fixed income investing.Read more
Every minute the world population grows with another 158 more mouths to feed. The great majority are in rapidly expanding populations in emerging and developing regions. Overall, world population is forecasted to grow from 7 billion today in 2012 to over 9 billion by 2050.Read more
Following a year of unprecedented change involving three mergers and continued expansion, our brief for law firm DWF's annual report this year was to reflect a theme of integration.Read more
B&CE, the UK's largest provider of financial benefits to the construction industry and award winning provider of The People's Pension, recently marked its 70th anniversary with a spectacular celebration in the top floor of the 'Gherkin', in the heart of London’s financial district.Read more
Invest HK has recently included Living Group in its monthly newsletter as a prime example to showcase the opportunity for UK-based firms to expand to Hong Kong to further growth.Read more
Living has launched the first edition of Living Ratings: Sustainability Communication in Financial Services.Read more
Social media. The elephant in the room for professional services firms? That was the question posed to the 80 attendees of APSMA Hong Kong's social media event today.Read more
We are delighted to announce that Living Group has been shortlisted for the highly-prized ‘Supplier of the Year’ award in the British Legal Awards 2012, for our design and production of the DWF and the design of the Latham & Watkins’ corporate websites.Read more
Earlier in 2012 Living client, law firm DWF, merged with Scottish firm Biggart Baillie.Read more
Living has been appointed by Pictet & Cie, the Swiss Wealth and Asset Management firm, to refine both the look and feel and the user experience of the publishing of their templated marketing communication materials.Read more
Living have crafted a new brand for The Yield Book, one of the world's leading fixed income analytics businesses. A firm with global footprint and a reputation for delivering quick, precise and accurate data.Read more
Following its appointment by CUBE Capital, an independent alternative investment management firm, Living has completed a review and redesign of the firm’s corporate brand.Read more
Living has completed the visual identity for start-up hedge fund Silvaris Capital Management.Read more
We are delighted to announce that Living and B&CE have been shortlisted for a prestigious Financial Services Forum Award for Marketing Effectiveness 2012.Read more
Living has succesfully created a campaign concept and visual identity for AIA's employee engagement program in APAC… AIA's Got Talent!Read more
Living is working on the rebrand of BRT (Bedrock Real Time), a leading independent provider of middle and back office support technology and reporting services to asset managers, family offices, wealth managers and trusts.Read more
Living has successfully completed the design and roll-out of a new logo for law firm DWF.Read more
Living achieved a memorable double with the launch of two new ‘responsive’ websites for desktops, tablets and mobile devices for SPDR ETFs and State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) – a global leader in asset management.Read more
Living has just completed the successful copywriting and design, in three languages, of a new universal life product for pan-Asian life insurance group AIA.Read more
Living is delighted to offer its congratulations to Latham & Watkins, one of the world’s leading international business law firms, on the launch of its new website.Read more
Living's rebranding work for DWF beat off a strong field to win the Gold Award in the Best Rebrand from the Professional Services Sector category and was a Silver Award winner in the Best Overall Visual Identity category at a packed awards ceremony at the Brewery in the heart of London last night.Read more
Living Group Asia have recently completed a brand refresh for Keywise Capital Management, a Hong Kong based asset management company.Read more
As specialists in financial communications we spend much of our waking lives (and some of our sleeping too) thinking about financial services. Once in a while our minds drift off into the blue yonder as we dare to dream “what if... one day...?” Well, for one of our clients the dream has become a reality.Read more
Living Group Asia has completed the visual identity for Alpha Advance Investments, a company providing investment advisory services for the oil and gas industry.Read more
Living has recently completed the visual identity for CapeView Capital, a new UK-based investment manager.Read more