Project Description

Carnaby Offices

Look up Carnaby

That was the message for our campaign for Shaftesbury, whose portfolio stretches across 14 streets, covering almost five acres, in one of London’s most beloved areas. While Carnaby is shopping, food, drink and culture central, it’s less well known as the perfect office location. An eclectic mix of high tech purpose built offices and Georgian townhouses demanded a campaign like no other.

We wanted to create an exciting feel for the office space, appealing to – well….people like us – creative, media, fun-loving business types…who want to work and enjoy the after hours that Carnaby offers. Enter our illustrative genius Jack, who brought his quick-witted quirky and humorous style to the project. A whole pre-let and ongoing marketing campaign has evolved, and is designed so that new tenants can feel part of Carnaby for the long term!

Concept / Campaign / Digital / Film / Design / Print / Illustration / Art / Merchandise

People buy people

We love using people in our marketing. It brings life and an emotional connection to a campaign. Quite often we look to engage with the potential occupier when marketing a single building, but here, with the whole estate to consider, we wanted to present the sales team and give each of the team their unique identity. We did this using illustrations, bringing out real elements of the agents’ character. This wasn’t simply playful, it was also a valuable sales technique.

Meet Matt

Charlotte

Sophie

& Lois

A careful selection was required for the typeface selection. We needed a typeface to sit well both with the existing Carnaby brand as well as stand out and stand-alone.

We felt the Tomorrow typeface worked really well with the Carnaby logo. The cut of the type uses the same 45 degree angles that the logo has sliced into it giving a very close synergy between the two, thus creating a sense of they were meant to be together.

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Carnaby Offices

Look up Carnaby

Akoya

A smilier work life

Eighty Grosvenor Street

Making a Mayfair masterpiece

16 Eastcheap

EC to get excited about

Q1, King’s Cross

The Art of Building

12 Henrietta Street

The garden just got greener

90 Bartholomew Close

A new office blueprint

Stanford Building

Where your business will flourish

31 Gt. Marlborough St.

Your style of office
New business

Get in contact with Martin Laking to chat about smarter property marketing.

martin@smartsoho.co.uk
Telephone: 020 3026 2711

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