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Branch Design Archive

Free Tour of All 11 ING DIRECT Cafés in North America

Here's your best opportunity to see every ING DIRECT’s North American café at once — 75 photos in all.

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Branch Showcase: M&T Green | BNZ’s Concept Store | TD’s Slipque

A portfolio of 16 branch environments with over 65 photos, including M&T, BNZ, TD, Barclays and more.

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Gen-Y Designs a Branch for Themselves

DBS got 80 entries in its “I-Designed-A-Branch” Gen-Y crowdsourcing contest. See the winners.

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6-Pack Of Awesome And Gorgeous Bank Headquarters

Cool, colorful, futuristic headquarter facilities from banks around the world — ING, ANZ, Saxo, NAB, Bendigo and RBS.

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Mango Makes a Fresh Brand for the Unbanked

Check out this scrappy Austin startup with a cool name and a snazzy retail store. It doesn't look anything like a check-cashing bunker.

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The Coolest Bank HQ You’ve Ever Seen

You’d have to be crazy to not want to work for this Australian investment bank. Macquarie’s new Sydney headquarters is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Clive Wilkinson Architects, who designed the…

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Free WiFi? Yes. Cappuccino Hangouts? No Way.

Every now and then, someone in the financial industry suggests transforming branches into hangouts. Most recently, the author of a Bank Innovation article wondered why banks and credit unions don’t follow in…

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Steal This Idea: The Ultimate In-Branch Conversation Starter

Here is an excellent way to spark conversations in your branches that is both simple and effective.

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US Bank Steals Page From Credit Union Playbook

If you’ve never heard of Dell Credit Union, Ohio State University FCU or Kohl’s Credit Union, there's a good reason. They don’t exist. It might have something to do with the branches…

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Meet PAT, FirstOntario’s Remote Video Teller

Video banking has been around for a few years now in the U.S., but FirstOntario Credit Union says it is the first in Canada to offer it. Much like an ATM, PAT…

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DBS Bank to Crowdsource Gen-Y Branch Concepts

DBS Bank in Singapore is crowdsourcing concepts for a “youth branch” concept with its "I-Designed-A-Bank" contest. The contest seeks Gen-Y’s help designing branches that will appeal to young people and their lifestyle.…

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Reinventing ATB Financial’s Brand Through Branches

Alberta Treasury Branches, doing business as ATB Financial, is a financial institution and crown corporation owned by the Province of Alberta. ATB operates exclusively in Alberta, providing financial services to 670,000 Albertans.…

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Beneficial Decorates Branches with Books

This past weekend, Beneficial Bank christened two new education-themed branches in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The bank describes the branches as “campuses,” designed to be hubs for both learning and the community…

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Private Banking: A Lifestyle Branch Concept

Only 10% of high net worth clients think private banks are relevant to them. The Identity Group thinks it has a design concept that could change that. They created a conceptual prototype…

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Branch Showcase: GE Money Bank | Red Canoe | AK-47s

Enjoy this portfolio of nine innovative facilities and branches from banks and credit unions around the world. GE Money Bank - Czech Branch This branch for GE Money in Czechoslovakia by design…

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Umpqua Unveils New ‘Neighborhood Store’

Umpqua Bank opened what it describes as a “boutique store” last month in Northwest Portland, Oregon. Umpqua calls the 1,385-square-foot store its first “neighborhood store” offering “banking, innovation and a place to…

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Branch Showcase: M&T, National City, Integra, BofA, Sovereign, Webster

M&T BANK - BRANDED ATM SURROUND  (BALTIMORE) This multi-dimensional display incorporates a fresh, new brand identity into the branch. Sheets of acrylic in the brand's colors layer over a white acrylic backlit…

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Visions FCU Rocks Gen-Y Project

“Visions FCU Rocks. Where young people do their banking.” -- Visions FCU Facebook page Despite having a branch near Binghamton University, home to over 14,000 students, Visions Federal Credit Union struggled attracting…

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Guerilla Good Deeds Promote New Branch

In the weeks leading up to the grand opening of AltaOne Federal Credit Union latest branch, the credit union sent out a street team to conduct random acts of kindness. The hitch?…

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Branches Refuse to Die

It seems that at least once a year, someone somewhere declares that bank branches are dead. The alleged murder weapon? The internet. Despite the fact that such stories are largely based on…

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