Conran Design Group New York Leads Historic Rebrand for Project HOPE

Published: Oct 09, 2018

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Conran Design Group New York, a global design agency with a 60-year heritage and part of Havas Health & You marketing network, will help Project HOPE, a leader in global health and humanitarian relief, celebrate its own 60th anniversary at the Empowering Hands of HOPE Gala in Washington, D.C., with the official launch of its new global brand.

Conran Design Group led the recent rebranding efforts for Project HOPE, which has trained more than 1 million healthcare workers and delivered $3 billion–plus in medicine and supplies to over 100 countries.

Former first lady Laura Bush will serve as keynote speaker at the gala, which is set to take place at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium with 500 attendees expected. Heroes in global health, emergency response and humanitarian crises will be honored.

"Many things have changed since Project HOPE was founded in 1958, and our logo needed to evolve as well," said Tom Kenyon, M.D., M.P.H., CEO and chief medical officer at Project HOPE. "As we commemorate 60 years of delivering hope and healthcare, we are celebrating a renewed commitment to create a healthier future for the world, symbolized by the new HOPE brand that Conran Design Group New York has brought to life."

"The core of the new visual identity is the logo, which depicts two hands coming together to form an 'H,' " said David Keefe, managing partner for Conran Design Group. "The logo is meant to symbolize the power that lies in the hands of those who can make a difference, and a refreshed color palette embodies the organization's renewed sense of inspiration and optimism for the future."

Havas Health & You CEO and Project HOPE board member Donna Murphy added: "Project HOPE's new visual identity emphasizes the human connection Project HOPE has created with people in crisis areas around the world. It's based on the concept of hands bringing us together in one global community. We're extremely proud to continue our hands-on support of Project HOPE and its important work across our planet."

To learn more about Conran Design Group, visit http://conrandesigngroup.com/.

About Conran Design Group
Conran Design Group is a global design agency with a 60-year heritage, specializing in branding and corporate communications. We believe in the power of design to drive strategic and commercial advantage. We use design to inform, inspire and engage people, shaping the interactions that challenge and influence beliefs and behavior. We are part of leading creative and media network Havas Group and are based within its "Village" workspaces globally. These collaborative environments physically unite our network's expertise, ideas and resources, allowing us to meet new challenges for our clients. Learn more at http://conrandesigngroup.com/.

About Project HOPE
Founded in 1958, Project HOPE is a leader in global health and humanitarian relief programs. An international nonprofit organization, we are committed to transforming lives and uplifting communities by empowering healthcare workers to teach and deliver innovative, lifesaving solutions, every day and in times of crisis. With programs in 25 countries, we work at the epicenter of today's greatest health challenges, including infectious and noncommunicable diseases; disasters and health crises; maternal, neonatal and child health; and the policies that impact how healthcare is delivered. Learn more at www.projecthope.org.

About Havas Health & You
Havas Health & You unites Havas Life, Health4Brands (H4B), Lynx, Havas Life PR and Havas Health Plus, all wholly owned health and communications networks, with the consumer health businesses and practices of Havas Creative Group. Its customer-centric approach has the talent, tenacity and technology that health-and-wellness companies, brands and people need to thrive in today's world. For more information, go to www.HavasHealthandYou.com.

Media Contacts
Nikki Kria
Nikki.kria@havas.com 
646-643-2948

Geraldine Carroll
gcarroll@projecthope.org 
540-257-3746

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