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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

Seven Ways for Banks to Reach Skeptical Millennials
Blog February 14, 2018

In an information-rich society, attention is a limited resource and marketi...

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Banks, Security, and IOT
Blog February 12, 2018

Chris Devlin of Omnivex and Richard Dirstein of SLDNXT discuss bank ...

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Channel Strategy and the Bank Brand
Whitepaper February 07, 2018

The longevity of bank branches and other legacy channels have been called i...

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Three Great Ways to Welcome Branch Customers
Blog February 05, 2018

The customer journey is one that starts well before customers open an accou...

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Emotionally Connect with Customers on Digital Banking Channels
Blog January 31, 2018

Connecting emotionally with banking customers and maintaining loyalty is no...

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5THINGS: Millennials and Banking
Blog January 29, 2018

Melinda Deines discusses the five things you need to know about bankin...

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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

Financial Brand Forum 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
Chicago September 19, 2017

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

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BAI Beacon 2016
Chicago October 5, 2016

How to Market to Digital Zombies Join SLDNXT President Jean-Pierre Lacroix...

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China Retail Expo 2016
Shanghai, China March 9-12, 2016

Global design agency SLDNXT will be demonstrating its digital prowess i...

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Related awards

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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 ...