Masterworks.io Declassified

Attract next generation art investors with captivating brand strategy

Client Masterworks
Services

Design

Branding

Highlights

Challenge

Economic Aesthetics

Masterworks has created the first company that invites investors to buy shares of great masterpieces. Featured pieces by timeless artists such as Picasso, Monet, and Warhol will be available. L+R came into the fold to develop a unique brand identity that would capture this innovative, investment opportunity and present it to prospective investors.

Solution

Technology-Enabled Design

L+R created a brand identity that aligned Masterworks with a timeless and elegant mark, able to translate the physicality of the art world and the digitization of the marketplace itself. L+R launched the organization’s visual identity to embrace a promising future with its innovative investment opportunity for those who want to capitalize on the lucrative art market.

Impact

Fine Art Performs

The S&P declined 5.1 percent in 2018 while the art market returned 10.6 percent and was called “the best investment of 2018” by the Wall Street Journal. Masterworks recently purchased a $2 million Warhol painting and an $8 million Monet piece. Shares of both are publicly traded and owners vote when a purchase offer is made. Proceeds are divided when the art is sold.