Anchor Brewing’s Comprehensive But Uncomplicated Rebrand

The San Francisco staple celebrates its 125th anniversary with a refresh from R/GA

Anchor Brewing‘s rebranding, helmed by R/GA, began as an act of preservation. With their 125th anniversary approaching (they’ll celebrate that milestone this year), the brand collaborated on a new look for the institution. The final product would be responsible for retaining the brewery’s history, which stretches back to 1849, and repositioning the producer in the fast-paced, ever-changing market—one now driven by drinkability, name-recognition and customer …

Skiing from The Kiroro, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido

A facility celebrating its 25th anniversary in the midst of some of the world's best snow

Following an extensive six-month-long top-to-bottom renovation, The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido turns 25 this year. The 282-room facility, with a laundry list of amenities, rests on a sprawling compound along with the Kiroro Snow World ski center and a Sheraton (with which it shares a GM). And while The Kiroro might not be the first place that comes to mind when considering a …