EI Coatings approached us to redesign their logo after they were advised by their printer that a premium packaging design was not possible with their current logo. After a discussion with EI Coatings we reassured them that there would be no problem in creating packaging that would appeal to their target audience. One of our goals for our clients is to maximise their budget so if something is not necessary we will advise accordingly and ensure excellent value for money in the project.
We began with the EI Coatings logo and tweaked the colours only to create a more premium look. Then we developed a range of supporting brand design elements. These additional elements make a brand much stronger visually and allow future designs to stand out from competitors. Once all of the branding visuals were approved we put them together in a brand guideline. This guideline ensures that all designs follow the same look and feel to create brand consistency. All of the groundwork for the branding means that designs for items such as posters, pull up banners, tradeshow stands and brochures are faster to design and they follow the same style for impact. We designed graphic for the EI Coating paint cans using a selection of the brand elements for an impactful and elegant design. Technical print specification was discussed with the two printers so that the finished printed packaging was of the highest quality possible.
Paint / Coatings
Who are EI Coatings?
European Industrial Coatings manufacture and distribute superior quality coatings for wood and glass. Their coatings are used in a wide variety of custom products and services throughout Ireland and the UK. They are firmly established in the wood product coating industry. Their expertise and innovation offer perfect solutions for the surface protection of wooden windows, doors and other exterior timber façades. Their interior product range offers a wide range of quality product, from basecoats to coatings for the outdoors and much more across the entire industry.
EI Coatings is recognised by their wide customer base as the company above all others which provides product excellence and customer service. They are committed to developing long term partnerships and to providing constantly improving solutions for the ever changing world in which we live today. At EI Coatings they satisfy a broad range of customer requirements from large joineries and kitchen manufacturers to smaller SMEs.
We found anne+co great to deal with and would highly recommend this company. We approached anne+co initially for a brand refresh and later for a new packaging design. We are completely satisfied with the results, the brand design has evolved from our original design in a subtle but visually striking way which allows it be recognised by our existing customer while also appealing to new customers. While we are a B2B business, our new packaging offers a premium look which now appeals to retail stores to attract the casual purchaser also.
Anne and her team managed this from start to finish and were excellent to deal with and we will be using their services again.
Tom Healy, Owner
EI Coatings now have strong visual branding. By retaining their current logo we were able to use their budget to design enough elements to future proof their marketing material. They now have a brand guideline which contains a selection of social media graphics, print adverts, display material and packaging.