ŠKODA

Corporate Design

ŠKODA has a wide and loyal customer base, whose purchasing decisions are guided by rational reasoning. The brand wants to change this and establish an emotional connection to its customers by strengthening the design at all of the brand’s touchpoints in equal measure. ŠKODA communicates relevant stories and content via digital channels that directly appeal to the target group. In addition to new models with a striking, crystalline design, the most important tool is a new visual identity that translates this message.

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Digital double victory

10/16/2017 | The new Audi brand portal won Gold in the »Tool« category at the Annual Multimedia Award 2018. It is a state-of-the-art brand management system for the digital age: accessible to everyone to reflect a new spirit of openness, and using dynamic principles that provide creative freedom for communication across all touch points.

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Energy that inspires

KMS TEAM develops a new brand identity for MVV Energie

04/28/2017 | Mannheim-based energy company MVV has been a pioneer in energy transformation for years. KMS TEAM translated this momentum into a new brand identity. The first step in the process was the question: How can we rethink energy and bring it to life? How can the MVV clearly and confidently communicate its own standards as an innovative service provider and driver of future energy systems?

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University of Heidelberg

Corporate design

We developed the brand architecture for the departments at Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg. The solution strengthened the visual connection between the departments under the umbrella of the university while maintaining the individuality of the institutions. The university seal is the primary element.

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Audi

Corporate Design

Our starting point for the new Audi corporate design was to take a truly holistic approach to creating design principles for analogue and digital applications. Our goal was to replace the complex system of CI rules with dynamic principles – allowing the brand to communicate quickly, flexibly and creatively with people across all touch points in the age of digital transformation.

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Canyon Bicycles

Brand development

We developed the »Pure Cycling« attitude for Canyon Bicycles, a company that produces high-quality sport bicycles and sells them to customers exclusively through the internet and catalogues. This mindset has helped the company become a successful global brand.

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Universität Heidelberg

Research magazine »Woman & Man«

High heels or high performance. Whether we are born as a girl or boy, this central category plays a major role in defining our identity. But what makes us a man or a woman? Why are there two genders? Do women not have the will to power? Why do men die earlier than women?

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Consistently new: team & project becomes Consec

09/29/2017 | Team & project has managed complex programs and projects for major clients in the automotive industry for over 20 years. The firm’s strong growth provided the impetus for a new brand identity. We are responsible for the project, which spans the strategic positioning, brand and name development, the visual identity, a new website and a new design for the company’s office space.

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LEDVANCE

Brand Development, Corporate Design

Robert Börsting, Design Director KMS TEAM on LEDVANCE’s new visual identity: »Our goal was to create a symbol that allows the greatest possible flexibility in design while illustrating the great variety in light. But how do you translate the quality of light into a symbol?«

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A new way of thinking, a new mode of working:

The new Audi corporate design

03/23/2017 | At our »Lead by Branding« event on March 9, 2017, we showed together with Audi, BLACKSPACE and Strichpunkt our new approach to corporate design in the age of digital transformation to around 250 guests.

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Why the felt pen marked a revolution

10/25/2016 | German designer Knut Maierhofer founded branding agency KMS TEAM in Munich 32 years ago. Today, KMS TEAM is a leading international company focused in the areas of brand strategy, design and communication. Clients include Audi, Canyon, Porsche Motorsport and Staatsgalerie Stuttgart.

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intive

Brand development, naming, corporate design

Three become one: Software companies BLStream and SMT Software as well as app agency Kupferwerk have merged to become a new global service provider for the development of digital products. This is where we come into play: We develop the new brand core, »Turning ideas into digital reality«. This is the starting point for the new brand values, corporate design and naming.

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Staatsgalerie Stuttgart

Corporate Design

KMS TEAM developed the new visual identity for Staatsgalerie Stuttgart from two starting points – its position as a strong international brand, and as a museum with a unique collection.

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Schneider Schreibgeräte

Brand development

Schneider, a leading manufacturer of writing tools, used the significance of handwriting as the basis for a successful new positioning. This venerable company has effectively boosted its relevance on the market as a result.

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Bardehle Pagenberg

Website

From corporate image website to knowledge platform: BARDEHLE PAGENBERG is one of Europe’s largest law firms specialized in the areas of industrial and intellectual property. As such, the company’s new website needed to meet very high standards, including communicating top quality content as well as the employees’ specific expertise.

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