Evolution of our Brand
You may notice that we have a fresh new look and logo (but the same focus)!
We are excited to share with you that over the past several months, we have been hard at work developing strategies that will help us serve you better in this rapidly changing world. As a result, we have expanded our presence not only online, but in physical location to accommodate our growing size.
Hence, please note our new address effective 10/18/2013:
MAGII Group of Companies
490 Wheeler Road, Suite 265
Hauppauge, New York 11788
Phone and fax remain same:
Additionally, before the existence of the Internet there were not many ways to communicate quickly. If you were not face to face with a person, you would make a telephone call or perhaps write a letter. Although we still use the telephone, more recently our mobile phones or tablet devices, social media, digital newsletters and video formats are becoming more popular ways to communicate.
While we do believe that personal, one-on-one time adds the best overall value to our relationships, digital communication is simply a part of our everyday lives. As such, MAGII is committed to delivering our communication to you in an effective and timely fashion, while still distributing engaging and relevant content. During 2013 you will begin to see more digital interactive formats from us and we hope these will provide you with a positive experience.
As such, we have moved with the ever-changing dynamics of social media and are excited to announce that we are now also on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn! Please follow us as each of these media outlets allow you to more easily keep up with our written articles, special events and behind the scene updates about what’s going on at MAGII.
The collective result is a full MAGII rebranding which assures clear and concise communication as well as a more focused approach to leverage our past growth toward the future. We could not have done this without your past partnership and are excited to share this next step in our journey with you.
Please join us so we can continue to keep you informed and up to date as events unfold.
Growth and Rebirth
magii group of companies, rebranding, a narrative...
as recounted by Kevin Farrell, Design Director at Bread Designs Group, Ltd.
When creating a logo for a company like magii, we had to pay attention to the uniqueness of the company and the types of clients serviced by magii. We realized early on that the strong genie image had been embedded into client's minds since 1999, but it was determined it was time for a change.
Reviewing the project and observing magii’s existing logo, while the genie was a direct connection to the distinctive feeling the name magii presents, it certainly felt out of date, too complex and did not seem to relate well with the services that magii offers. Furthering our research, competitive corporate identities were collected and compared to establish how magii’s rebrand could exceed the competition while also fitting in with the prestige of the industry.
Most competing brand identities were quite bland and typical, incorporated more subdued colors and very minimal in terms of logos and typography. At this point certain connections were coming together and our approach to magii’s redesign started to make sense. We felt the current colors magii had already incorporated worked well together and stood out from the competition. The soft and natural lines in the old logo had a nice touch and our approach was to maintain that feel but without the literal representation of a genie.
Encompassing the different branches of the magii group of companies, we believed the logo should express feelings of depth, continuity, infinite ways of helping the client, security and a net of separate sections contained under one umbrella. In the very beginning of the conceptualization of the symbol, incorporating the natural lines of the old logo, we took to nature to find the right flow for the logo, with 2 blades of grass; the grass was folded and weaved together to make a contained cork-screw type loop. This became its own symbol of infinity and the looping and weaving gave the perfect sense of depth we were aiming to achieve. With this new customized magii-specific infinity symbol contains the various divisions under the magii company umbrella.
These divisions and service there-under are unified together with the undulating curves and never ending break. As such, a custom logotype was created from scratch to give magii a completely unique mark to stand out from the rest of the competition. We chose the direction of a stylized sans-serif typeface to boost a modern feel to the brand identity to help express the companies’ continual progression.