Abode interior office

Abode

Brand Elevation

Abode property logo | brand marketing agency

Abode business card | brand marketing agency

BACKGROUND

Abode is one of the largest property lettings agencies in Bristol.

Strong initial brand creation had been diluted over the years, their original proposition crafted to target the young professional and discerning student markets had quietly slipped to become too ‘friendly’ with too much focus on the low-end student market, this was at the expense of their landlord client base. Current brand perceptions were ‘dated’, ‘wordy’ and average.
They recognised the need to elevate their brand, redress the balance, focus on upmarket professionals to regain credibility with the large scale landlords and developers, without losing their personality.

“After recent exposure to other Bristol creative studios, we have decided to come home to roost, with our founding design agency, Zeke Creative. We are now confident in acquiring greater value property-under-management as a direct result of our elevated brand, it allows us to stand head and shoulders above the competition. Zeke’s input has been instrumental in opening new doors with high-profile developers within the city.”

Steve Harris Director

Abode mobile website | brand marketing agency

Abode full colour logo | brand marketing agency

ABode desktop website | brand marketing agency

CONCEPT

Signature typography was refined with one of its main changes being the introduction of the capital ‘A’ (signally that Abode has ‘grown up’). Along side this cornerstone of the brand identity, we formulated a library of background wallpapers to provide a sophisticated homely touch and a link to the company’s roots.

Abode website laptop 2

Abode website laptop

Abode website design

Abode brochur spread 2

LITERATURE DESIGN

New illustrations coupled with location photography helped create a unique fresh approach for the direction of literature, this was picked up through the website too.

Abode literature

Abode brochure

Abode with illustration

Abode brochure spread 3

KEY SERVICES

  • Positioning
  • Brand Strategy
  • Positioning
  • Brand Identity
  • Messaging
  • Copywriting
  • Art Direction
  • Design

DELIVERABLES

  • Corporate Identity
  • Photography
  • Exterior signage
  • Case studies
  • Press advertising
  • Brand emails
  • Sales brochure
  • Responsive website

ILLUSTRATION

Commissioning Bristol-based illustrator and printmaker Emily Ketteringham to capture the street scene and iconic landscape of her home town Bristol.

Abode illustrations around bristol

Abode illustrations Bristol

Abode illustrations of bristol

RESULTS

  • Increased brand awareness, web traffic and higher value online enquiries
  • Greater order value through new with property developments under management
  • Increased market share, becoming market leader in sector

Abode interior office

Abode sale board

Abode office exterior signage

Get in touch

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