Silk Pearce has refreshed the brand identity for United Trust Bank, as it is relaunched following a management buy-out. Previously called Bank Insinger de Beaufort, UT is to revert to its original name, after consultation with Silk Pearce. For the corporate marque, the consultancy has developed a shield motif created from the UT initials. Different executions of the shield are used across stationery, literature, a website and advertising. It also designed the company’s annual reports and accounts. Silk Pearce won the project following a credentials pitch.
The collaborative concept album was creatively directed by Pentagram’s Abbott Miller, with illustrations from Ori Toor and animations by 1983 studio.
Studio Sutherland has given the organisation a “modern, accessible and easily usable” identity that is centred on the arches found in UK churches.
The studio has collaborated with King’s College London on Urban Mind, to allow users to capture their mood in the city over a 14-day period.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their