Barnes & Noble Nook

R/GA New York helped Barnes & Noble with name, brand and design of their first ever e-book reader.

Barnes & Noble Nook

R/GA New York


How do you tell a client that the very thing they want to create is the very thing their prized consumers fear and loathe? That was the case when Barnes & Noble asked us to name, brand, and design their first ever e-book reader.

This challenging scenario emerged when we talked to our key consumers: tech-forward women who love to read. While these readers embraced technology throughout their lives, they saw the e-reader as a repellent device that threatened to destroy the very reading experience they loved.

Our mission became clear: we...

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