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VBAT refreshes NS Kiosk

A formula that grew from a news stand in its early days to the destination on the station for your morning coffee and croissant. Part of the daily routine of the Dutch commuter and recreational train traveller.

The traditional kiosk stand was born in the nostalgic heyday of railway travel. Referencing the excitement and quest for travel, when a train journey was an exciting experience and not just a ‘must get to work’ part of daily life.

 

The interior and brand identity leverages materials and visual cues from the heyday of train travel and is inspired by the commercial illustrative work of the 1930’s. Through it’s proud and clear graphical lines and bold use of perspective the logo picks up the simple and stylish typographical work of Cassandre, referencing the O as the wheel of a train.

Continue Back 1 AUGUST 2015

Moving back to Amsterdam

VBAT moves back to Amsterdam to a magnificent old bicycle factory in the Pilotenstraat. Growth steadily continues and we grow to 9...
Read more 1 MARCH 2004

Design Award

Our ABN AMRO Sibos Conference Stand wins a special merit at the US Exhibitor International Awards.  
Read more 25 FEBRUARY 2004

ADCN Silver Award

We win a Silver ADCN award for our Etos (chemists) private label packaging.
Read more 1 JUNE 2002

VBAT acquires Brown/KSDP

Due to a worldwide WPP takeover of Brown and KSDP, VBAT acquires Brown/KSDP’s Amsterdam offices and clients. A team of 9 joi...
Read more 1 FEBRUARY 2002

New office

After 16 years we move from our home to new offices at Schiphol Airport.
Read more 1 MAY 2000

ADCN Award

We win a Gold ADCN award for the Bykare Pharmaceuticals packaging range.
Read more 1 JUNE 1998

ADCN Silver Award

We win a Silver ADCN award for CPC packaging.
Read more 1 JUNE 1996

ADCN Silver Awards

We win three Silver ADCN awards. For Douwe Egberts Coffee Systems, an identity for Urban Opera (self promotion for Y&R) and an...
Read more 1 JANUARY 1994

Independence

Visser Bay Anders Toscani buys the 50% stake from Y&R group to become a 100% independent Design Agency. The full 100% is now o...
Read more 1 JANUARY 1993