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The 15th Annual Hermes Creative Awards has recognized LKCS for distinction in web design under the Electronic Media / Social Media / Interactive Media / Website Overall Categories. Chosen as winners were the websites redesigned for Soundview Credit Union (Bethel, CT) and Landmark Credit Union (Danville, IL). The Hermes Creative Awards is one of the…

LKCS a marketing services provider focused on the financial industry, was honored with a 2021 CUNA Diamond Award for Re-Brand and New Corporate Identity. Their logo, branding standards, and website redesign for Financial Plus Credit Union (Ottawa, IL) was recognized for creative excellence and outstanding results. The CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council, a member-led…

For over 21 years, Pantone Color experts release a “Color of the Year” as a means to predict design trends for the coming year. This year, Pantone has announced PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating as the 2021 Colors of the Year. PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating 2021’s choices are…

Maintaining brand standards throughout all your marketing efforts is the key to ensuring people are familiar enough with your financial institution to trust that when you advertise your products and services you are consistently offering the same value each and every time. Your message needs to be clear and not change every other time you…

LKCS has launched a new website for IAA Credit Union designed to inform users and lead them to key calls to action. IAA Credit Union, a Bloomington, Illinois based credit union has launched a new website design and digital experience for their members at https://www.iaacu.org. With a goal of providing access to everything members would…

Designer Q & A

By on August 11th, 2020 in Design

You may have been curious about what goes behind the design curtain at LKCS. In this blog, I’ll answer a few questions about what it’s like to be a graphic designer and at the same time, hopefully satisfy your curiosity. Q: Why did you become a designer? A: I decided to go into the design…

There are a handful of logos out there that have proven that they stand the test of time: Starbucks, Mastercard, and Apple. But, over time, they have been given minor updates in order to provide a refreshed, modernized look to reflect up-to-date design trends. Your logo can have a strong impact on your business, so…