Socrates found a new space in their offices in Stephendale Yard to create a new dedicated and purpose designed studio for the creative team. This allowed for a safer, plant filled environment for all during the pandemic and delivers a vastly improved facility for the engine room of the company.
Socrates were appointed by Rockwell Property to name, brand and develop all the marketing collateral for their new residential tower beside Canary Wharf in London, Vetro. The work included a full suite of literature, CGIs, film and exhibition design and delivery for sales shows Asia and the UK.
Socrates are thrilled to have been appointed by Aviva Investors on 1 Liverpool Street and 101 Moorgate. Located in the vibrant heart of the City, these landmark, commercial developments require bold and aspirational identities. We worked on branding, visual language and a comprehensive suite of marketing material for both.
Socrates are delighted to announce the launch of the Harbour Exchange website as well as the leasing microsites for buildings HX1 + 2, H4 + HX5. Located minutes away from Canary Wharf, the drone footage showcases the impressive 9 acre office campus. The bold use of colour and font have been used to create an approachable yet playful commercial brand.
Beltane and Angelo Gordon appointed Socrates to deliver the branding, visual language and a full suite of marketing collateral for 129 Marylebone Road. An impressive office development, it compromises 75,000 sq ft with a particular focus on contemporary, wellness-led design.
Socrates are delighted to have been appointed by Legal & General on their major new mixed-use residential project in Sussex. A new village, the brief includes developing and detailing a name, brand and visual language, alongside associated collateral and communication guidelines.
Socrates completed the new Sales Gallery at Frasers Property’s central London redevelopment at Riverside Quarter. The most exciting element is the arrival of the branded tuk-tuk from which coffee can be dispensed within the space! The Sales Gallery’s completion coincided with the launch of the final building, Nine Eastfields.
Socrates were appointed to develop a new brand for the substantial new mixed use district, Orange Island, in central Lagos, Nigeria. This new quarter includes a stunning lake, alongside a marina, restaurant, shopping and leisure club. The new brand will be applied as part of the placemaking and wayfinding process currently being undertaken.
Following the UK launch, Socrates supported Far East Consortium with their Hong Kong launch of their latest apartments, Aspen at Consort Place at Canary Wharf. Socrates managed all the logistics, displays and supporting print material. The digital team led the design and strategy for the interactive and delivered a bespoke email and social media campaign.
With viewing restrictions in place, Socrates executed a number of VR tours across Blackstone’s Devon House, Broadgate Quarter and Marble Quay portfolio. The user journey for each site guided people through information, tours of the neighbourhood, the arrival sequence and each floor.
Socrates developed a website for international group Kennedy Wilson’s Botanica at Ditton Park, a substantial commercial destination located west of London. Speaking to its verdant campus and interiors, we focused on a nature-centric brand and design language.
Socrates were appointed by Gaw Capital on three of their substantial London assets. The remit includes brand development, creating digital presence, on-site signage and producing both soft and hard copy-collateral to drive leasing enquiries.
Beltane and Topland Group appointed Socrates on their substantial central London office development, 150 Aldersgate in Farringdon. The brief includes development of the brand and visual language with a strong focus on sustainability and wellbeing, full website, soft and hard copy collateral and on-site signage applications.
Global real estate group BentallGreenOak have appointed Socrates to develop the brand, visual language and marketing collateral for 101 New Cavendish Street in London, their 47,000 sq ft Fitzrovia office development.