Unlocking a fascinating history in Marylebone

Oldbury Place | Shape Boultbee

How to represent an enticing but industrial history in a new luxury residence?

Oldbury Place was once the site of the famous Bramah lock factory, and the brand tells the story of Joseph Bramah, talented locksmith and engineer who invented the first machine to automatically print bank notes. Both the process of making keys and bank notes fully secure involved unique and therefore deeply intricate decoration, and this inspired the patterns for the 3 unique houses used across the collateral. The wordmark effectively stamps approval on the craftsmanship, both of the brand and the 3 mews houses themselves.

It's a brand befitting of a beguiling history.

Client:

Shape Boultbee

Project:

3 townhouses set on a mews just off Marylebone High Street.