Trends in Branch Design From Banks and Credit Unions Around The World

Look at these branch projects and you won't see anything resembling the stuffy, boring designs that typified banks in the past. This is the biggest branch gallery The Financial Brand has ever published, loaded with over 100 photos of lounges and hangouts that eschew tellers and transactions in favor of coffee and comfy couches.

Banco Galicia – Branch Network

Banco Galicia is one of the largest banks in Argentina. Their new branch design incorporates multi-functional spaces such as lounges and community tables for informal meetings, all within an open floor plan equipped with a modular self-service stations, tablets and free Wi-Fi areas. Open lounges update the old branch model for a new client experience, migrating from traditional office desks to flexible working and training spaces, as well as co-working stations.

Design Firm: Total Tool

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Sparkasse Bank – Boutique Branch

This clean and modern branch concept uses the bank’s brand color strategically, with splashes of red tying the whole experience together into one unified environment. Perhaps the branch’s most notable feature is the ultra-slick merchandising system, which gives the location a distinctly retail feel. At first glance you can’t tell this isn’t an outlet for a telecommunications company.

Design Firm: Dinn!

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