The Vices York aims to provide a new take on an independent designer hotel - a combination of fashion forward interiors with the best in food and wine. The hotel will launch in Winter 2021, but for now, the team has opened The Archive – a boutique wine store offering a collection of fine Italian wines, aged balsamic vinegar and champagne.

The aspiration

“The Vices York forms the first phase of our journey so we needed a Partner who could support us through our evolution and growth and enhance our overall marketing strategy. We were keen to create a brand and voice that could help position us as a major contender in the luxury accommodation sector.”

- Moreno Carbone. Co-Founder of The Vices


Delivering the solution

Creating a completely new brand for the luxury sector was an exciting project that required forward planning and a deep insight into the founders’ dreams and aspirations. With The Vices, we needed to understand how the brand would develop, the customer experience that was being curated and where the brand would be positioned in the market.

This enabled us to create impactful branding and manage customer communication in the most authentic and strategic way. We became Brand Partners, providing marketing support and creative projects including website and packaging design.

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The Vices York has created ripples in the hospitality and design industry with excitement building around the opening of the stylish hotel. Nationwide publications sought out The Vices York within weeks of the opening of the boutique wine store and influencer outreach has seen the brand partner with super influencers boasting over a million followers.

Iconic luxury brands have seen the benefits of aligning with The Vices and plans are now in place for some incredible collaborations.

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Testimonial of work

Nicky and Mark helped us create something special for our project; Not only they designed the logo for our company, most importantly they helped us shape an identity that represents our core values and purposes.

They made us feel an active part of the whole creative process, giving us the tools to bring to life something exclusive. We feel their joined effort as experts in different fields were extremely beneficial for our company.

We are very impressed with their professionalism and affability, and we are looking forward to progressing our collaboration in the future.

Daniel Curro, Founder of The Vices

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