A clean line.

Arnold Glas’ new brand image.

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When Arnold Glas approached us in 2016 about redesigning their company image, we had a hard time getting a clear sense of the company’s, and its subsidiaries’, structures. For that reason, our first task was to determine the company’s desired direction using a brand workshop. This allowed us to build a foundation for a unified image that could be conveyed through brochures, advertisements, company equipment and its website.
On the basis of what we learned in the workshop, our first strategic step was to separate the brand from the organisation’s structure. We transformed Arnold Glas into an ‘umbrella brand’ that presented a clear image to the outside world: all the way from the company’s letterheads down to each individual piece of advertising. In addition, we homogenised the design of all advertising materials used by the company and its subsidiaries in order to establish an unmistakable transmitter for the advertising messages through a rigorously designed image.

Using a survey of the target group and interviews with experts, we were able to crystallise concrete jumping-off points – especially while developing the new website – which then were directly incorporated into our value-selling approach. Precisely this was our main goal: We didn’t want to put the spotlight on the company or its products, but rather on the (added) value they provide to the customer.

Michael

Michael Meier
Managing Director
Consulting
1989

thilo

Thilo Riedesser
Communication Design
2015

Raise your glasses.

The new structure and clear umbrella brand created a unified company image as a brand that represents quality and value. The customers immediately recognise who they’re dealing with and react very positively to the clear-cut structures. This made it possible to transfer the image and good reputation of each subsidiary to the new umbrella brand, reinforcing these attributes in the minds of customers. The new and improved website, first launched as part of the digital strategy, also wins over visitors immediately – with crystal clarity.
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More information is available from:
Michael Meier
Managing Director
michael.meier (at) schindlerparent.de