Toop + Toop

Evolving an iconic South Australian real estate brand.

The Brief

A rebrand to signal the ‘changing of the guard’.

South Australia’s most awarded real estate agency, Toop + Toop, engaged Fuller to undertake a brand refresh at a critical juncture in the agency’s growth and development.

After undertaking a process of succession planning, Toop + Toop had just been handed down from its founders — Anthony and Sylvia Toop — to the next generation of Toops — Bronte Manuel, Genevieve Toop and Suzannah Toop.

It was important that the rebrand signaled the ‘changing of the guard’ within the business, and ensured that Toop + Toop maintained its leadership position within the highly competitive and rapidly evolving South Australian real estate industry.


We began by undertaking extensive research.

Before starting on the brand refresh, Fuller began by undertaking extensive research to inform the Toop + Toop brand strategy.

This research was both qualitative and quantitative, and included:

  • Analysing Toop + Toop’s brand peers — other aspirational brands — both in the real estate sector, and more importantly, across other industries.
  • Running a series of workshops to learn about staff perceptions of the Toop + Toop brand, and what makes the brand unique; and
  • Sending a survey to more than 2,000 past and current clients to gain insights about how the brand was perceived by the public and those who have engaged Toop + Toop to sell, buy, or rent a home.

From this research, some key themes and findings began to emerge, namely, the concept of ‘more’. Consistently, both the agents and clients told us that Toop + Toop has more experience. More time. More effort. More trust. More insights. More data. More results. More care.

This concept was developed into the ‘Expect More’ brand tagline, which challenges their potential and current customers, their competitors, and their own agents.

When it came to design, Fuller created a contemporary rendition of the original brand.

The refreshed brand was trialed, tested and printed in a variety of formats before roll out — including sign boards and on a profile — to ensure it had impact across multiple formats and applications.


When the brand was presented to 100 Toop + Toop staff and key stakeholders, it was received to rapturous applause, and even some tears.