The Huddersfield Blueprint.
Putting in cultural heart and soul…
The Huddersfield Blueprint is the ten-year vision of Kirklees Council in the creating and building of a modern-day town centre. It sets out their highly anticipated masterplan to bring a new “Cultural Heart” to Huddersfield town centre, including a revamp of the bus station; upgrade of the train station and the re-shaping of the overall landscape.
To advertise their “Decade of Ambition” we designed the branding for the initiative. The logo played the most important role, a number 10 icon to be used differently across all necessary platforms. Images and videos can be placed into the bold number, giving an insight into the next 10 years, acting almost as a window into the future of Huddersfield.
The flexibility of the logo allowed us to use it across multiple areas of the campaign and throughout collateral, whilst representing a range of sectors within the town.
Typography and colour palette were kept bold and contemporary, meaning the campaign will remain fresh and relevant over the next ten years. Browndog designed printed flyers, notebooks and matrix panels for the launch event, that are now featured in a pop-up store in the town centre.
Plus, digital work, videos and social were created allowing the Council to reach a further audience. We also worked on a motion graphic video that brought the vision to life, with footage of the current town centre and messages of the key areas the council will develop in the future.
Digital work, videos and social were created allowing the Council to reach a further audience. We worked on a motion graphic video that brought the vision to life, with footage of the current town centre and messages of the key areas the council will develop in the future.
The animation is fast paced, with the 10 logo at the centre of video, highlighting the changes that will be addressed in the future.
“What a pleasure you’ve been to work with. All the design and branding is superb”
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Ideally, your marketing strategy will include a range of media content to achieve the greatest engagement and response from your audience.
We can help with animations and videos that include company and product introductions, as well as content for specific marketing campaigns. These types of animations can showcase who you are, and what you have to offer. Plus, they are an exciting way to launch a new product or service and get your customers on board.
When you work with us on your branding, why not include a logo ident to add that extra bit of personality to your business and content, setting you apart from your competitors.
Another growing area for animated content is social media and your website. We produce gifs, short video clips and motion graphics for use on web pages and in social posts. This is a great way to captivate the viewers’ attention, share your brand values and advertise your latest campaign or event.
Finally, when you work with us on your website, we highly recommend adding a range of graphics, animations and videos to keep visitors on your site and share your messaging in captivating ways. We’ve provided many website banners and short looping animations for our clients.
We will guide you through each of your animation journey, from assessing the content that will work best for you, to how long your animated content should be and where it should be placed.
Why is animation an important element of your content strategy?
Not only is it effective but using animation can be a cost-saving way to grab the attention of your audience and keep them looking at your content for longer. It’s considerably cheaper than producing recorded video footage because it can be easily edited and updated when needed.
Animation is the fastest growing type of content created by marketers for use on websites and social media, so if you’re not doing it yet, now is the time to start…
We understand that sometimes it can be difficult to explain complex ideas, products or services in text form or with images. That’s why many of our clients work with us to produce animations that take the information off the page and jump out at the audience.
Most importantly, animation has been proven to boost conversion rates on your website. Users are significantly more engaged and more likely to spend longer on your site or complete an action, such as filling in a contact form.
How will animation help my marketing strategy?
Animation is a powerful marketing tool and a great way to show some personality in your brand, making you more memorable (think: the Aldi carrot or the Netflix Tudum).
One of the great benefits of animation is that it can help you to share a lot of information in just a few seconds, because sometimes that’s all the time you have to attract a user’s attention.