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Financial Services


Financial Services

We provide financial institutions with complete solutions to the unique branding and design challenges as they pertain to the financial industry, and we have delivered on some of the most complex brand initiatives for TD Bank Group, Royal Bank of Canada, CZ Bank (China), Regions Bank, SPD Bank (China) and Financial Executives International.

We work in just about every visual communication discipline, and whether the project focuses on shifting brand perceptions, cohesive brand implementation, or consistent brand messaging at the core customer touchpoints (corporate, digital, or retail), everything we do is geared to owning the immersive moment.

Our strategic design work has delivered clients with creative, original, and strategic (therefore lasting) design and branding, and our process is founded on a collaborative and inclusive client engagement principle, and it adapts to meet the criteria of even the most complex projects and drives to unite organizations under their core values, turning financial institutions into brand powerhouses.

Financial services and insurance sectors:

trillion dollars of U.S. gross domestic product in 2014


million employees in 2015

U.S. banking system in 2015:


trillion dollars in assets


increase in net income


billion dollars in net income

Some of our related work

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Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc.

SLDNXT was commissioned to increase the visibility of the new Jackson Hewi...

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SPD Bank

SLDNXT designed a vibrant, cohesive branch transformation for Shanghai Pud...

China Zheshang Bank

SLDNXT designed an agile, holistic and vibrant branch transformation for C...

Regions Bank

SLDNXT developed a comprehensive and differentiated omni-branch strategy fo...

TD Comfort Zone
TD Comfort Zone

SLDNXT created TD Comfort Zone as an opportunity to position TD as a relev...

Financial Executives Canada

Financial Executives Canada commissioned SLDNXT to design a new brand essen...

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Some of our recent thoughts

​The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility
Blog April 19, 2018

For many years, banks have contributed to established charities, sponsored ...

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Move over Millennials! Three Insights into Generation Alpha
Blog April 12, 2018

It seems that everywhere you look someone is talking about Millennials – ...

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Immersive Experiences Defined
Whitepaper April 05, 2018

Everyone wants to offer customers an immersive experience that will help di...

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Exploring Dyson’s Immersive Center in Shanghai
Blog April 04, 2018

Dyson is the global leader in creating and designing innovative solutio...

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Revisiting the Starbucks Reserve in China
Blog April 02, 2018

While in China, SLDNXT’s Managing Director Teddy Ma and I revisited the...

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Does Your Bank Have a Compelling Brand Story?​
Blog March 29, 2018

When customers think of your bank, does it have a narrative? Does it stand ...

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Recent news

Branch Transformation by Design
Press October 10, 2017

Suzanne Cluckey of ATM Marketplace wrote about Jean-Pierre Lacroix's presen...

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CZ Bank Unveils New Immersive Branch Experience
Press April 03, 2017

On Friday, March 24, China Zheshang Bank celebrated the unveiling of its ne...

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TD Bank Gets Festive With New Holiday Program
Press January 26, 2017

SLDNXT has designed a winter-themed, holiday décor kit and digital signag...

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CZ Bank Introduces Innovative Digital Branch Experience
Press August 23, 2016

As Shikatani Lacroix Design, the team has designed revolutionary new branc...

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Crafting The Ideal Banking Experience for Millennials
Press December 17, 2015

Regardless of size, geography or cultural differences, financial institutio...

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Related speaking engagements

Self-Service Banking Europe 2018
London May 15, 2018

How far can self-service go? What conceptually is self-service, and what d...

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Bank Customer Experience Summit 2018
Chicago September 13, 2018

Products, processes and people: The key to successful branch transformatio...

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Financial Brand Forum 2018
Las Vegas May 8, 2018

Crafting a 'Branch of the Future' Design Strategy in the Digital Age As th...

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Branch Transformation 2017
London November 29, 2017

Avoid Branch Disruption The death of branches is a topic of many boardroo...

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BAI Beacon 2017
Atlanta October 3, 2017

Breaking Branches – Learning Lab For the unprepared, branch transformati...

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Bank Customer Experience Summit 2017
Chicago September 19, 2017

Branch Design: Built environments for a new era in banking The 19th centur...

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Related awards

CZ Bank Snags Distinction Award from...

CZ Bank has won a Distinction Award from 2018 REBRAND 100® for its compreh...

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CZ Bank Wins APEX Award for Digital...

As Shikatani Lacroix Design, the team has been recognized as a finalist for...

CZ Bank Concept Wins iF Design Award 2017

CZ Bank has won a 2017 iF Design Award in Communication for the rebranding ...