Design Matters with Debbie Millman

Debbie speaks with Brian about why designers shouldn’t think of themselves as mere problem solvers. “If you’re going to be future facing you can’t wait for a problem, because by the time a problem shows up at your desk it’s too late.” Listen to the full interview here.

Nourish Snacks x Adweek

Read more about our work with Joy Bauer, and the Nourish Snacks team, in Adweek today.

Brian Collins at HOW

Co-Founder & CCO Brian Collins closes his keynote at this year’s HOW Conference with a performance by the Chicago Mass Choir. See it in action here.

#InternationalWomensDay

Today we stand in solidarity with our ladies. #InternationalWomensDay reinforces the foundational principles that we are all created equal.

Modern by Dwell x BP&O

Proud to see our work with the Target Creative Team & Dwell Magazine covered on BP&O. Check the article out here.

COLLINS SOUNDS

Be sure to follow COLLINS SOUNDS on Spotify to hear what our team is listening to behind the scenes each month. Our January playlist is a compilation of songs that inspire us, and get us in the right headspace to make cool shit. Happy listening!

! ! T Y P E ! !

Taking our love of typeface design to the next level — we’ve been quietly crafting our own. Here’s a sample of what’s developing for our very first one.

Happy Holidays

All the best to everyone this holiday season. May all your wishes come true in 2017.

Forbes: 2017 'Next-Big-Thing' List

We’re honored to be recognized by Forbes as one of the companies transforming the future of brand building.

In our work we create better experiences throughout a customer’s journey. We focus on keeping ahead of advancements in technology, consumption models, and cultural shifts. So we were delighted to be called a company “poised to reshape Madison Avenue.”

We can live with that.

The Brand Identity

We were interviewed last week by design blog The Brand Identity. Read the full interview here.

Collins Presents: Cameron Kozcon

Wednesday Nov. 2nd we are very exciting to be hosting Cameron Kozcon, the founder of Fictive Kin, Teux Deux and Brooklyn Beta for our Collins Presents speaker series.

Archer Farms x The Dieline

Our Archer Farms work was recently featured as The Dieline’s packaging of the month. See it here.

Instagram x Refinery29

With its recent move to new office space in Menlo Park, Instagram looked to us to craft an experience worthy of the photo-sharing platform. An airy aesthetic with vibrant accents — the entryway for guests to enjoy and relax in is mostly white and minimalistic, featuring a rotation of community-sourced images on its towering walls. More here

LESI

On Friday night at the Greek Theatre in Berkley, California, we launched the Live Experimental Spacial Instrument (LESI), an interactive engine that allows people to control their own artistic and musical experience in real time. We worked with the amazing designer/programmer Jono Brandel on it. Check it out here.

Inc Magazine

Inc. magazine includes COLLINS in their list of the fastest growing companies in America. Read more about it here.

Brian Collins at the Brand New Conference

Brian Collins spoke in Amsterdam at the first international Brand New Conference. He was joined at the event by Michael Wolff, founder of Wolff Olins as well as a series of design thought leaders from around the world. More information about the conference and the featured speakers can be found here.

Collins Presents: Todd Simmons

This week at COLLINS Presents we are hosting Todd Simmons, Vice President of Brand Experience & Design at IBM. Todd will be speaking about design, branding and experiential design at IBM. We may have a few extra seats, so stay tuned!

Steve Reinmuth joins Collins

Steve has joined our San Francisco office as Creative Director, responsible for setting the creative vision with our clients to bring their brand experiences to life. Prior to joining Collins, Reinmuth was Design Director at Wolff Olins and Art Director at Nike where he led the relaunch of the internationally celebrated Jordan brand. Read more here.

Amber Guild named AdAge Woman to Watch

We’re beyond happy to announce that Collins president Amber Guild has joined an exclusive league of leaders as she has just been recognized as one of the 2016 “Women to Watch” by Advertising Age. Read more about Amber’s impact on both the Collins business and culture here.

Collins Presents: Grilli Type

We’re thrilled to have Grilli Type’s Thierry Blancpain be the third guest in our COLLINS Presents speaker series.

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