2018 Brand New Conference

September 13 – 14

New York, NY


Many thanks to all who attended or streamed the 2018 Brand New Conference. It was a remarkable two days and we appreciate the support of everyone from attendees to sponsors to volunteers. To give closure to this year’s event, here is a rundown of links of interest.

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Making of the BNConf Identity

An explanation of the identity on day one of the conference. (Skip to the 11:00 mark.) Watch on Vimeo

2017 – 18 Brand New Summary

A roasting of the most news-worthy posts from Brand New in the previous 12 months to the conference. (Skip to the 4:15 mark.) Watch on Vimeo

Event Photos

Tons of photos from the two days, captured by official photographer Kara Smarsh. See full set

Speaker Breakdown

Audience tweets, talk summaries, and photos organized by speaker. See full post

BNConf Identity Summary

A detailed overview of this year’s identity, from concept to shiny application. See post


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AboutPast Videos

A two-day event on corporate and brand identity with some of today’s most active and influential practitioners from around the world.

AboutPast Videos





Christopher Doyle & Co.

Christopher Doyle

Sydney, Australia

Annie Atkins

Annie Atkins

Dublin, Ireland

Studio Hinrichs

Kit Hinrichs

San Francisco, CA


Sue Murphy

Portland, OR


James Greenfield

London, UK

Mirko Ilić Corp.

Mirko Ilić

New York, NY

Gander Inc.

Katie Levy and Mike McVicar

Brooklyn, NY

The Wing

Deva Pardue

New York, NY

The New York Times

Laura Forde

New York, NY

Godfrey Dadich Partners

Scott Dadich

San Francisco, CA


Leland Maschmeyer

New York, NY

Shuka Design

Ivan Vasin & Ivan Velichko

Moscow, Russia


Dr Natasha Grand

London, UK

Brand Studio CAA-GBG

Alice Ann Wilson

Los Angeles, CA

Warby Parker

Neil Blumenthal

New York, NY

Interbrand & Microsoft

Chris Campbell & Lauren Cascio

New York, NY


Spencer Charles & Kelly Thorn

Brooklyn, NY


Jesse Reed & Hamish Smyth

Brooklyn, NY

Contino Studio

Jon Contino

New York, NY

Jessica Hische

Jessica Hische

San Francisco, CA



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