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A changing world, our proposition – The Brand...
Sep 24
A changing world requires an evolving proposition - The Brand Acceleration Agency, a Q&A with...
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The Bravery of Brevity
Sep 20
During the Covid lockdown months of 2020 I found myself taking part in impromptu conversational...
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Is it time for a new language in the ‘old’ whisky world?
Sep 15
A growing quest for authenticity. As consumers become more curious and experimental, there is an...
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Seltzers: Can you spot the difference?
Aug 27
Following the success of hard seltzers in the US, more and more brands are coming to the UK market....
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The iconic Maltese Kinnie ‘Goes Aperitivo’
Jun 17
Following bluemarlin’s successful re-design of the Kinnie core brand, the two joined hands once...
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Bridging the generational gap in Indian Beauty
Jun 14
Beauty has been ingrained in the lives of Indian women since time immemorial. Speaking from...
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The Portfolio Edit: Rainbow
Apr 9
Robust reds and empowering pinks to warm yellow hues and cool blues, reflect back on our journey...
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Waking up to a different kind of Nature with Rowse ChocoBee
Apr 1
After record breaking growth following their relaunch, Rowse have teamed up with bluemarlin again...
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Brave New Female 2.0
Apr 1
The tides are turning globally, and brands are waking up to a new era of equality and inclusivity....
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StratBrats Wanted
Apr 1
A few weeks ago we celebrated national apprenticeship week - an annual opportunity to recognise the...
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Bluemarlin embraces Finnish folklore to create new draught...
Apr 1
Draught fonts for Karhu beer have undergone a premium redesign created by brand acceleration agency...
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Buckwud Organic maple syrup aims to drive pure growth with...
Apr 1
Buckwud Organic Canadian Maple Syrup has been redesigned by brand acceleration agency bluemarlin....
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The evolution of male grooming
Mar 25
Male grooming is predicted to be worth more than £61.7bn by 2024. In 2018, men’s skincare...
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The Portfolio Edit: Green
Nov 19
The diversity of associations with green can’t be understated. As the signature colour of...
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The Portfolio Edit: Pink
Oct 30
We’re tickled pink to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month on this week’s Portfolio...
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Hum of the city or home in the country?
Oct 27
The history of urbanisation runs hand-in-hand with the story of industrialisation and global...
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Redesigning the wonderful world of Rowse
Oct 21
Bluemarlin’s redesign of Rowse celebrates the brand’s innate connection to the wonderful world...
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The Portfolio Edit: Yellow
Oct 7
Bright, energetic and optimistic, yellow is a powerful color that literally highlights reasons to...
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The Portfolio Edit: Blue
Sep 16
Inspired by The Home Edit, the #getorganized divas of Instagram and Netflix, we decided to share...
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Fortune Blooms with a new identity by bluemarlin
Sep 2
International brand acceleration agency bluemarlin has redesigned Fortune, one of India’s leading...
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Brave New Female
Aug 27
In 2004, Dove’s Real Beauty campaign celebrated every woman at every age and with every body type...
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Design for Müller Skyr celebrates Icelandic culture
Aug 5
Brand acceleration agency bluemarlin has captured the nature-loving spirit of Iceland in its...
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Six years of partnership with ITC
Jul 22
Two companies, two cultures, one ambition: Brand Acceleration ITC is one of India’s foremost...
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Crowmoor Vodka Spritz flies in just in time for summer
Jul 14
Brand acceleration agency bluemarlin has helped its long-term partners at Sinebrychoff, the leading...
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NimWash & Savlon: Brand Acceleration in Action
Jun 29
The Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in an era of unprecedented consciousness towards cleanliness and...
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Thatchers Rascal’s silver streak at the FAB Awards
Jun 22
We’re feeling absolutely FAB about our Silver DESIGN EFFECTIVENESS win for the rebrand of...
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Why there’s promise in uncertainty
Jun 10
Bluemarlin’s Business as Unusual series offers insight and direction on how brands can emerge...
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This is what creative partnership looks like
May 27
Open collaboration. Shared values. Creative bravery. Brand acceleration. Mutual...
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Battery Juiced up & ready to go with positive vitality
May 7
Finnish energy drink brand Battery has expanded its portfolio with Battery Juiced, an innovative...
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Habits worth believing in…
Apr 30
Bluemarlin’s Business as Unusual series offers insight and direction on how brands can emerge...
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Pure & Stunning design for Kaya Youth
Apr 22
Marico, along with experts at Kaya Skin Clinic, have launched a new retail range with a striking...
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The urgent need for positive contagion
Apr 6
Bluemarlin’s Business as Unusual series offers insight and direction on how brands can emerge...
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Out of the Blue: Sinebrychoff’s KOFF Long Drink pays off
Mar 30
If you were alive in 1952 and lucky enough to be in attendance at the Summer Olympics in Helsinki,...
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COVID-19 amplifies what consumers really need from brands
Mar 23
Bluemarlin’s Business as Unusual series offers insight and direction on how brands can emerge...
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Hat-trick Heroes
Mar 4
Bluemarlin scores three wins at the GDUSA packaging awards GDUSA have just announced the winners...
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Battery Remix: Back by Popular Demand
Feb 16
Sinebrychoff has reissued Battery Remix with a vibrant design by brand acceleration agency...
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Exporting Thatchers: From farm to Australia and Beyond
Jan 14
Thatchers Cider has relaunched in Australia with new packaging and communication that amplifies the...
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Mooncup enters a new phase with rebrand by bluemarlin
Nov 27
Mooncup has undergone a complete brand refresh created by brand acceleration agency bluemarlin. The...
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From craft to icon: Reed’s Ginger Beer’s “Radical...
Nov 6
Bluemarlin was tasked with driving the “radical evolution” of Reed’s Ginger Beer with a...
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Bluemarlin Helps Cisk Celebrate 90 Years as a National Icon
Aug 27
Cisk, the national beer of the Maltese islands, celebrates its 90thbirthday with a commemorative...
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Bluemarlin makes a grand gesture with the new design for...
Jun 26
Finnish brewery Sinebrycoff is re-launching the craft range of their leading beer brand KOFF with a...
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A Brand Diagnosis and Design Cure for Dr. Beckmann
Jun 18
Europe’s No 1 specialist stain remover Dr. Beckmann has undergone a complete global refresh by...
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Bluemarlin Take Home Gold and Silvers at the 2019 FAB Awards
May 29
A triple win at this year’s FAB awards! Our redesign of Treat, Britannia Industries’...
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Bluemarlin breathes new life into Thatchers Rascal
May 14
Brand acceleration agency bluemarlin has rebranded Thatchers Old Rascal to leverage the growth...
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Battery 2019 Limited Edition launches with B&W design...
May 2
Battery Energy Drinks has introduced Limited Edition Licorice Boost with a stark black and white...
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Casg Annamh debuts with a design by bluemarlin
Apr 24
Speyside distillery Aberlour has released its latest single malt, Casg Annamh with a design by...
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Bluemarlin crafts identity for Collins & Collins’...
Apr 4
Mosca, a new cold brew coffee mixer, has recently debuted with a visual identity created by brand...
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Allt-A-Bhainne goes against the grain with a design by...
Apr 4
Pernod Ricard UK has partnered with independent strategic design agency bluemarlin in the creation...
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Soft drinks brand Kinnie basks in the sun for a bigger...
Jan 22
Drinking to the past to grasp the now Malta’s own favourite soft drink re-launches with...
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Bluemarlin’s legendary rebrand of Crowmoor Cider
Dec 10
International brand design agency bluemarlin has rebranded Crowmoor Cider for leading Finnish...
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Bluemarlin creates the Seoul Edition with Ballantine’s
Nov 26
Prestigious Scotch whisky brand Ballantine’s has recently launched the new Seoul Limited Edition...
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Enigma, a secret blend of botanicals
Aug 8
Tom Baines, Spark Winner 2018 Congratulations to Tom Baines of Norwich University of the Arts,...
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Bluemarlin creates buzz with the brand creation of...
Jun 26
Strategic brand design agency bluemarlin has supported Tropical Forest Products in unifying its...
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Battery Energy Drink rebrands with a +positively striking...
Jun 11
International strategic brand design agency bluemarlin has rebranded Battery Energy Drink, a...
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Leander Club celebrates 200 years with an ‘early landed...
May 21
Founded on the Tideway in 1818, Leander Club is recognised the world over for its extraordinary...
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SCI-MX partners with bluemarlin to reach its peak...
Apr 12
Leading sports nutritional brand SCI-MX, future-proofs its brand with a new positioning and design...
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Deliciously fun designs for Britannia Treat
Dec 6
Britannia Industries Limited, India's leader in the premium cream biscuits category, has restaged...
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KOFF Crisp launches with a bold identity by bluemarlin
Oct 26
Finland’s leading brewery Sinebrycoff has launched KOFF Crisp, a rebrand of their Nikolai range...
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The Untold Story of Glenallachie
Oct 12
Glenallachie recently launched its first mainstream distillery edition single malt whisky with an...
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Continente’s family of characters
Aug 28
Continente is a beloved and trusted brand with over 250 supermarkets in Portugal. Although...