This was a project close to home! What an honour to work on the visual branding for my own husband’s “new” business (I use inverted commas because Murray ran a very successful plumbing business of the same name prior to our meeting when he moved to the UK – and I have no doubts he will make it a success again!)
Luckily Murray was the most ideal client ever, in that he basically just let me do what I want (isn’t that how a successful marriage works anyway?!) ?
To say our colour choice is BOLD, and probably unexpected for most people, is an understatement! I decided that we HAD to do something that would differentiate him visually from other service providers in the area, and this HOT PINK was it! I immediately conjured up visions in my mind of bright branding on his car, and magenta accents on his work gear etc, and I knew it was the right choice – who ISN’T going to remember the plumber with the pink logo!?
Murray is also surrounded by girls – we have three daughters and basically, there is just no escaping the pink!
Our smiley little water droplet is representative of the industry of course, as well as Murray’s social and helpful nature (it is a family joke that ‘everybody loves Murray’ but it’s TRUE!) A rounded font and the offset effect I’ve used on the graphics creates a modern and friendly feel that finishes off the overall look.
Yesterday, we had a little photo session with Julie from JuliaJane to capture some profile portraits and flatlay tool shots for the website (coming soon!) and Im so grateful that Jules could accommodate us at such short notice (I literally contacted her on Wednesday evening and she was round at our house on Thursday morn!) Can’t wait to see how the pics turn out – it’s all so exciting! Follow Barras Plumbing on Facebook if you are keen to follow our journey 🙂
Would love to hear what you think?!