Jesmond Exchange Marketing & Website

Adderstone Group \ Newcastle Upon Tyne \ UK

Following the success of collaborating with The Adderstone Group for the launch of Stepney Yard in 2016, they turned to us to market their next high profile accommodation development.

Once a telephone exchange building for BT, now Jesmond Exchange, the Brooklyn-style loft apartments oozes super cool living.

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We designed a brochure website displaying a fragmented aesthetic piecing together with what was then and what is now, just as the Jesmond exchange apartments do themselves. Taking visual inspiration from machinery and switchboards, photography and style from the 1950’s, the appearance of a telephone exchange building has been propelled into modern day living. If you explore the functionality of the website you will find the effects of glitches in the logo and menu, adding a lively take on past meeting present. Alluding to a nostalgic style, the site gives viewers a sense of the time period of the original telephone exchange building, looking ahead to the urban, edgy and stylish apartments they are now. 

The Jesmond Exchange campaign also sustains the building’s role of establishing connections by communicating with it’s target audience. Addressing Newcastle’s students and young professionals, the campaign reflects the website spanning across 6 sheet posters throughout Newcastle and stunning visual brochures. In a vibrant and energetic way, the campaign visually tells the story of Jesmond Exchange to show that the apartments are the place to live for the young professionals in a vibrant area.

The Keltie Cochrane team provided a creative concept for our student accommodation advertising campaign and website unlike anything else being offered in the industry at present.

Collectively we have delivered a site that is resonating so strongly with our student audience that they are rushing to secure their rooms through our online booking function before the development’s show studio is even available.

Nicola Redhead Head of Marketing, Adderstone Group, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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