Aktieinvest is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Swedish Shareholder's Association. Aktieinvest was founded in 1969.
Aktieinvest is a savings service for trading and saving with Swedish and foreign shares. Aktieinvest offer unique solutions to build up various equity savings portfolios with small and large amounts.
The challenge for Skyhatt's development team was to showcase Aktieinvest's quality financial products, in and information-rich, yet easy-to-understand website striking just the right balance between financial expertise and high street approachability. The solution is powered by Dynamicweb CMS.
The Pieplow family are the culinary royalty of Malmö. They were so pleased that Skyhatt did such a good job on the brochure for their Restaurant Årstiderna, we were their first choice when they needed a brochure for their new, high dining, seafood restaurant.
Atlantic Leap sprang into existence when the former head of personnel at DELL Europe decided to use his experience expertise to start his own company.
Atlantic Leaps specialise in helping North American businesses that want to set up shop in the EU: everything from recruitment, to work permits, to office space, to who connects the phones.
The challenge was to provide a clever brand identity within a tight budget and short deadline, that allowed the new company to hit the ground running and quickly start doing business.
Bladins is the top independent school in the district of Malmö with a 150 year history as a leader in education. Yet they had struggled to find the the right way to tell their inspiring story.
The website was the main component of a rebranding exercise designed by Skyhatt to emphasise Bladins' unique history and longevity while at the same time acting as a bright, modern showcase for the school.
In this way, Skyhatt's development team were able to separate Bladins in the minds of their target audience from the host of younger, more gimmicky competitors that have come along in recent years.
BMW Förenade Bil
Förende Bil in Malmo is the largest BMW dealership in Sweden. In 2011 Förende Bil celebrated their 90th birthday, and in preparation for that they wanted to refresh their company brochure in order to have a printed material showing their strengths. They turned to Skyhatt and received a brochure that truly shows just that!
Bromma ConQuip AB (a part of the Cargotec Corporation), is the industry's most experienced spreader manufacturer, known worldwide for crane spreaders of exceptional reliability.
The challenge was to maintain excellent service to Bromma clients worldwide while keeping overheads to a minimum.
Skyhatt's development team developed an e-commerce solution that can - in real time - index all products, spare parts and variations in the Bromma product range via the ERP.
Cambridge Design Partnership is an award-winning Product Design and Development consultancy, based in a converted medieval stone barn, near Cambridge, England.
CDP bring small, core teams of specialists to bear on a project, fitted expertly to the needs of the client and working systematically toward the sought-after outcome for the product.
The challenge was to develop a meaningful brand identity for the company that was expressive of their specialist 'core-team' work process.
Skyhatt's solution combined photo-essays with lively copywriting to introduce potential clients into a 'day-in-the-life' of CDP.
Certicom have been developing public-key technologies since 1985 and today we are regarded as the undisputed leader in elliptic curve cryptography (ECC). Their security solutions - used to protect content, applications and devices - are unrivalled in strength, transparency and flexibility.
Skyhatt's challenge was to develop a prestigious identity appropriate to this high-profile, Silicon Valley company.
The solution begins with a logo that is a combination of the negative spaces in a stylised, celtic knot, and nodes or points of data.
Stationery, sales and conference materials and headquarter office interiors were also re-branded.
Founded in 1996, DigitalPersona, Inc. is a global provider of endpoint protection solutions and biometric authentication products that make strong security simple, practical and affordable for businesses of all sizes.
DigitalPersona's award-winning technology is offered by market-leading computer vendors and solution providers around the world, including HP, Dell, IBM, NCR, Panasonic, Micros, and many more.
Skyhatt developed a brand identity that steered away from the industry-wide emphasis of the 'denial' of identity, but focused instead on the positive 'affirmation' of identity.
The result was to differentiate Digital Persona from all their competitors, so reinforcing the message about the benefits of their unique technology.
Disney TV wanted to open up their on-air persona, with an exploration of ways in which the core 'Mickey Mouse' motif could be used as visual 'brand-glue' to pull together all their various programming idents.
The Skyhatt solution was employ the famous silhouette in a an entirely original way, as both a 'window' and simultaneously as a 'character' in the indents.
The result was a flexible yet coherent way to quickly produce engaging indents within a core concept.
The Einstein Channel was a pay-per-view cable channel, bringing to the TV Screen the huge interest in popular science.
The solution was an identity which featured an award-winning logo, based upon an Escher-like visual conundrum around the letter'E'.
The core concept was 'for the intellectual in you' and from it was developed a collection of visual puns and playful visual gags based upon 'appearance' 'gravity' and 'scale'.
The logo itself was animated in a variety of ways - all of which took their cue from the different gags.
It was expressly forbidden that any image or likeness of Albert Einstein be used.
In 1913, thirteen separate Swedish businesses, all involved in graphics and related operations, joined together to form SLT.
Through numerous acquisitions, the company grew and its core activities soon included everything from book binding and paper manufacturing, to the printing of stationery, playing cards, maps, forms and printing securities; including share certificates and bonds.
Jump forward to the 21st Century and Esselte face the challenge of pulling their top office brands 'Esselte' and 'Leitz' together, into a unified branded offering.
The Skyhatt challenge was to devise a graphic device that achieved this in visual terms; enter the 'swoosh'.
A simple graphic element - based upon the Esselte logo - that could be applied across all product packaging for a dynamic, consistent identifier in the retail environment.
We then went on to design and artwork hundreds of pieces of packaging, while developing simple, strict guidelines for colour, typography, photography, graphics, multi-languages and - of course - the 'swoosh'.
The result is a seamless visual 'bonding' of the two brands, so that they can dominate a retail environment when placed side-by-side.
Faro Ventures is an investment company based in the Abruzzo region of Italy.
Faro Ventures was formed in 2005 to make investments in companies, especially in Abruzzo, who possess managerial and entrepreneurial talent. These companies must also have or technology and know-how and innovative vision for the development of a quality mark.
Co-founded by Pierluigi Zappacosta, one of the founders of Logitech Inc (and himself a native of Abruzzo), Faro Ventures operates as a venture catalyst, activating co-investment relationships with leading Italian and international investors.
The challenge was to design an eye-catching identity based upon the name 'Faro (Lighthouse) - in a way that avoided the more obvious, pictorial approach.
Our solution was a bold, striking blend of clever typography with a hand-drawn, painterly gesture; so emphasising the dynamism and humanity of the company.
Frogdesign is a world-renowned design firm, based in Silicon Valley, California.
This award-winning brochure featured many of the photographs that made Frog famous in the 1980's and was a huge hit when the exhibition opened in Philadelphia, in the summer of 1988.
Istituto Bruno Leoni
The Bruno Leoni Institute, name after legendary Italian intellectual Bruno Leoni, is an Italian libertarian non-profit organisation promoting classical liberal ideas in Italy and Europe.
Based in Turin and Milan, BL was founded in 2003 and organises conferences and seminars in many Italian cities and publishes books, briefing papers and other works.
The challenge was to design an identity which reflected both the intellectual seriousness and credentials of the organisation, without ignoring their youth and passion. It was important they be taken seriously, while at the same time, be an obvious breath of fresh air in the 'stuffy world' of intellectualism and think-tanks.
Our solution was a 'flame of liberty' in a free, hand-drawn style, with a bright colour scheme and forceful, sans serif typeface.
We also design all their ongoing publicity, conference and publication materials, with the same sense of youthful seriousness, and intellectual credibility.
Working hand-in-hand with IKEA, Skyhatt designed and built this friendly, information-rich website for the IKEA Foundation, their global charity concern.
The challenge was to give a fresh, distinct look and feel to the Foundation but still feel like IKEA.
Also vital, was the requirement to be able to emphasise the close working relationships that the IKEA Foundation has with the various charities with which it works, and highlight the different programmes they contribute to.
A large media database of updatable material had to be designed for, while keeping the navigation clear and simple to follow.
The solution was a vibrant, colourful, yet thoughtful and informative website, which shines a light on the global participation of the IKEA Foundation in a core selection of humanitarian causes.
Innova is active in the in the exploitation of solar energy for the generation of distributed electrical and thermal energy through innovative systems with low or zero environmental impact.
Trinum is the first thermodynamic solar concentrator system equipped with a small size Stirling free piston engine able to generate electric energy, hot water and cold air.
'Intel inside' has become a byword in how to make a powerful brand out of a product that has virtually zero physical footprint.
In 1999, we were tasked by Intel to design prototypes for a new generation of labels, employing new shapes, colours, finishes and materials (including state-of-the-art anti forgery processes) - to achieve greater brand awareness among end-users.
Lind & Co
Focused on innovation and quality, Logitech designs personal peripherals to help people enjoy a better experience with the digital world.
With products sold in almost every country in the world, Logitech design and produce a whole host of award-winning personal peripherals for PC navigation, gaming, Internet communications, digital music and home-entertainment control.
In 1987, when we designed their logo the first time, the challenge was quite simply - how to make a consumer orientated brand out of a computer mouse? At that time, a mouse was seen simply as a brick-shaped thing that came with your computer.
But by 1996 when we redesigned their identity a second time, things were a lot different.
Since then the logo has kept pace with the change and evolution of the personal computing world, by remaining relevant and globally recognised as the mascot and representative of Logitech and their products.
Skyhatt is now involved in exploring ways with Logitech in which their brand can evolve further, with the flexibility to anticipate the future of the market in which they operate.
Morneon Facade wanted to create new presentation materials that told a glowing story about their services and expertise.
They came to Skyhatt for their brochure and they are so pleased with it, they send a copy with every quotation.
...it’s a story about Steven Collyer, Maria Wirén and the summer of love when large, plump Australian mangoes met and fell in love with crisp, tasty Swedish berries. The berries soon made it into their smoothies and juices and were a big hit.
“Hey, you guys should start a juicebar..” their friends said. Now there’s a story.
Co-founded by Giacomo Marini, one of the founding executives of Logitech Inc, Noventi is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on building successful companies through the partnerships with entrepreneurs.
With decades of experience, and a global network of resources, Silicon Valley-based Noventi wanted an identity that said 'fresh approach/passion/energy'.
The solution was a handrawn logotype, presenting Noventi as the organisation that helps start-ups stand up and get noticed.
The Malmö Börshus, Slagthus and parent ProNovum needed a high quality brochure that featured the individualbuildings and their facilities while emphasising the that they belonged to the same organisation.
The result was a visually stunning brochure that is widely used and is on display in the foyer!
Nevada-based Sierra Sciences is devoted to finding ways to extend our healthspans and lifespans.
They are searching for pharmaceuticals that will induce the production of telomerase (a naturally occurring anti-ageing enzyme) in all our cells.
The challenge was to design an identity for Sierra Sciences that could represent their healthful, optimistic approach to anti-ageing, in a fresh and engaging way, without forgetting the serious science in which they are engaged on a daily basis.
The solution was to 'reverse' the progress of time, by representing a sequence of leaves passing from autumn back into spring, in a simple, easy-to-reproduce graphic style!
One of Sweden's most trusted and long-standing local banks, when Skyhatt was asked by Skurups Sparbank to help them re-energise their brand, we embarked on an highly fruitful process that is now into it's second year.
The challenge was to re-present the values and virtues of this trusted local pillar of the community, in a way that would attract a new generation of customers, while encouraging and building upon their existing customer base.
The Skyhatt solution was a campaign based upon a series of illustrations answering "what does local mean?" - by showing Skurups Sparbank and their customers sharing and developing their local community together.
In support of this campaign, a local 'superhero' was also developed, for product and service promotions.
During 2010 Sölvesborgshem went through a significant programme of home-building and expansion, and wanted to renew and improve their presentation brochure.
They turned to Skyhatt to produce a brochure that showed off the city and their homes in the best way. The result is a brochure that really radiates and creates a sense of calm and peace!
Founded in 1998 by Dr. Godehard Guenther (former head of Braun Audio), soundmatters originated as a research and development company with a unique ability to deliver much more sound from much less space.
Headquartered in corporate-friendly Reno, Nevada, Soundmatters produce speakers whose sound is in jaw-droppingly big and dramatic inverse proportion to their size.
The challenge was to find a simple, 2 colour logo that would look good on their small sized products, while being a punchy, uncomplicated representation of speakers and speaker technology.
The solution was a simplified drawing of a speaker cone, and the creation of 'soundmatters' as a single word.
Ystadbostäder wanted to update their presentation with a high-quality brochure that could last for several years. The result was a timeless brochure, complete with a pocket for inserts and easily-updated information.