Hammond Wilson Architects Names Vitamin Agency of Record
BALTIMORE, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Hammond Wilson Architects, an award winning architecture firm in Annapolis, Md., has selected Vitamin® as agency of record for its rebranding initiative. Vitamin is handling the development of the firm’s new logo, brand messaging, identity collateral, website, and look book. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Founded in 1976, Hammond Wilson Architects is noted for its creative approach to waterfront and historic building sites and its successful leadership of these projects throughout design and construction. For more than 30 years, the firm has designed homes and unique commercial buildings on and around the Chesapeake Bay.
Leo A. Wilson, AIA, LEED AP, principal of Hammond Wilson said, “There is a fresh look to Vitamin’s work that appeals to us, and that freshness is grounded in a methodical and thorough approach to understanding our business. Our recent leadership succession provided us with the opportunity to reflect on what it is that we really provide to our clients, and with Vitamin, we are hoping to communicate our tradition and our capabilities both succinctly and memorably.”
“With Vitamin’s experience in brand marketing for architecture firms, and Hammond Wilson’s timeless aesthetic and appreciation for the art of design, we’re a perfect partnership,” said Amanda Karfakis, president and CEO of Vitamin. “Our collaboration is the development of a unique brand message coupled with a timeless aesthetic that will resonate with peers and clientele alike. We can’t wait to show the world.”
Vitamin has deep vertical experience in the architecture industry, having partnered with firms, including:
Vitamin, the “Cure for the Common Brand,” is the mid-Atlantic’s first boutique design-web-public relations firm focused on nourishing brands through a best practices, all-in-house approach to creating cohesive identity, print, interactive and PR programs. Vitamin’s client list includes regional and national companies in diverse fields, including built industry, banking, education, healthcare, restaurant/ hospitality, non-profit and search/staffing. Vitamin is certified MBE/DBE by the Maryland Department of Transportation.