Transforming the former St Patrick’s Credit Union into one of Ireland’s Top Credit Union’s. Savvi Credit Union is now redefining Irish banking, reaching a new audience and scaling new heights all built upon a strong heritage and proud community ethos.

We created

  • Naming
  • Identity
  • Brand Strategy
  • Design & Art Direction
  • Digital & Print Communication
  • Editorial Communication
  • Branded Interiors
  • Wayfinding
Savvi Credit Union

Savvi Credit Union

Inspiring a new way of banking in Ireland

Name Creation

The new name Savvi – their first name change in 54 years, was unanimously voted through by their members at a special general meeting. Savvi signifies their key difference of people helping people, reflects a wise and clever choice, unites all 22,000 members and communicates a new kind of banking experience.

Savvi credit union.svg

Visual language

We set about creating an identity and accompanying visual assets that were as rich, colourful and varied as the communities they served. Every single touchpoint was carefully considered and brought to life.

A different kind of banking experience needed to be celebrated through a distinctive flexible design system that truly resonated with people from all walks of life.

Savvi girl reading books 20

Connecting it all

Every single touchpoint from pixel to print, advertising to administrative communications, store design to signage was carefully considered to appeal to their target audience and brought to life. Bespoke iconography and a fresh colour palette throughout also plays a significant part in making a big impact.

savvi credit union 13

The flagship banking hub, in the heart of Dublin’s Docklands was officially opened by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue in November 2017 enabling Savvi to serve a younger local community and compete with Ireland’s commercial banks.

Savvi birds.svg
savvi credit union 03
savvi pattern
savvi credit union 02
savvi credit union 04
savvi credit union 07

The new Savvi brand reflects a wise and clever choice and delivers exactly what Irish society is demanding.

Karen Mulligan, Deputy CEO, Savvi

From the moment we met with Alkamee we knew they were the right team to bring our vision to life. The brand they have created truly represents us and it’s so different to what others are doing.

Robert Cooper, CEO, Savvi Credit Union