The Student Hotel had a vision to create a meaningful and connected community of like-minded people. A new, hybrid model was brought to the market: long term housing was offered to students, short stay accommodation to professionals and hotel-like rooms for travellers, combined with facilities, coworking spaces and restaurants under one roof. Such a concept did not exist before.
In 2012 The Student Hotel reached out to us for creative support in its ambitious plans. Over the course of 2 years, SPX Team worked as the extended branch of The Student Hotel’s marketing team creating spatial and cross-media designs for both online and offline projects. SPX delivered a plethora of B2B and B2C marketing materials, carried campaigns and prepared social media creatives, web design and offline branded materials.
The Student Hotel was able to scale up quickly thanks to its innovative business model, creative approach and founding partners’ market expertise. The common effort of all players involved in the project, which shared knowledge, resources and creative thinking, led to the brand’s rapid growth. SPX enabled The Student Hotel to reinforce its connected community philosophy on multiple channels both online and offline, and appeal to its target audience of modern travellers. Since the start of the collaboration between SPX and The Student Hotel, the company was able to become an internationally recognised player, setting new standards for emerging real estate, student housing - hospitality hybrid model and a key benchmark for the PBSA market.
Bart Sasim founder of SPX Agency started working for The Student Hotel in the first years of our development as an international hospitality brand, he was eager and excited to help with a broad range of design and communication challenges that we were facing. He showed himself as an enthusiastic and passionate young professional and talented designer. He has inter-disciplinary mindset which helped him to gain prime visual communication skills and apply them throughout his work for The Student Hotel
Frank Uffen, Director of Partnerships