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Delta: Faucet Dreams

When the Delta Faucet Co. came to Indianapolis agency Young & Laramore to help market its struggling premium brand, Delta Select, "We quickly began to understand what was behind the struggle," says CD Carolyn Hadlock. "When we woul

Published on Jun 16, 2004

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When the Delta Faucet Co. came to Indianapolis agency Young & Laramore to help market its struggling premium brand, Delta Select, "We quickly began to understand what was behind the struggle," says CD Carolyn Hadlock. "When we would ask showroom sales people around the country, 'What is the difference between Delta and Delta Select?' the standard joke was, 'About $200.' We realized what the brand was lacking was mystique. When consumers select a faucet in this price range, it's about status and style. Things like functionality and dependability are assumed. So a complete brand overhaul was in order, starting with a new name." The name is Brizo, and its origins, according to the agency, can be found in a Greek goddess who was as "an oracle to ancient mariners. She was known as a soother and enchantress. She would answer questions in the form of a dream. We felt the water and dream imagery made a good fit for the brand." But that's not the half of it. "We decided to make a simple and unabashed claim

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Credits

Date
Jun 16, 2004
Client:
Delta
Creative Director:
Carolyn Hadlock
Senior Art Director:
Trevor Williams
Copywriter:
Brian Harris
Photographer:
Heidi Niemala
Digital Retoucher:
Judy Rush
Agency:
Young & Laramore

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