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Bold challenger

The financial crisis and a deep rooted distrust of financial institutions in the Netherlands created the need for SNS to listen more to their customers, to simplify their offer and to do things differently.
 
Fortunately challenging the status quo has always been in the DNA of SNS. As such it was time to take on the other three big Dutch banks and to rethink the business of banking. Loud, clear, simple and proudly purple.
 

The clarity, distinctiveness & freshness of the identity together with this new approach to banking has quickly been accepted and embraced by the public. This resulting in an increase of new clients and mortgages being closed.

Continue Back 12 NOVEMBER 2015

Truly tadcaster

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VBAT for Albelli

Over the last decade Albelli’s international ambitions have led to the acquisition of 4 well-known European photo product br...
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Rebranding a Dutch icon

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VBAT Blog: 15 years DDW

Dutch Design Week celebrate their 15th edition this year. VBAT intern Eva came up with a list of must-visit events.
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VBAT Blog: Meeting Conchita & more

An exciting week in the life of VBAT's Creative Director Graham Sturt. All about it on the blog.
Read more 6 OCTOBER 2016

VBAT for Blokker

Recently, Blokker launched the ‘Dolle Dagen’ (Crazy Days), their annual feast of bargains. VBAT developed the visual...
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VBAT Blog: The Next Step

We have a new intern at VBAT. VBAT's Eva Welten on entering the agency world.
Read more 29 SEPTEMBER 2016

Rebranding SNS N.V. to de Volksbank N.V.

SNS Bank NV will be renamed de Volksbank N.V. (de Volksbank) as from 1 January 2017. The four brands, ASN Bank, BLG Wonen, RegioBa...
Read more 27 SEPTEMBER 2016

3 Pentawards for VBAT

Just a few months after merging their talent under a single roof, the newly formed VBAT Group has already brought home 3 Pentaward...
Read more 23 SEPTEMBER 2016