This one is branding mixed with a lot of interior design that drives the vibe home. The chic-industrial nature of the interiors makes this memorable. Designed by Swear Words. Located in Melbourne.

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This is an awesome concept for a restaurant/bike shop hybrid. What pops out is the treatment for the menus, an actual chain link. I think it’s well done and well thought out. It’s a shame it isn’t real… yet. Design by Kyle Marmesh.

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Here’s another entry from Nathaniel Cooper. His work on Bottle Rocket, an Asian bistro concept, is truly unique and well thought through. Even down to the treatments on the bathroom signs. Well done.

 

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Are you starting a new restaurant brand? Are you looking to turn “your ship” around after watching the electricity of a new concept wear off? The time is now. Learn how to define your brand, then portray it visually through the power of restaurant branding with this short, but super sweet book. Fire It Up […]

I’ve admired this identity for years now. It’s quaint, subtle, but powerful in it’s confidence. The warm colors convey the warmth of eating a delicious, fresh, gooey cookie. Makes my mouth water. The mini cooper treatment is just awesome. Fine work from Steven Jockisch while at Spunk Design Machine.

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This one hit das interwebs pretty hard today and with good reason. Studio MLPS designed up a fantastic brand and package design for this new upscale maple syrup product. From the logo to the graphic treatments the entire package is thought through and well designed. You can take a peek into their process and design steps at their blog.

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Another restaurant has closed. This time it was the winner of America’s Next Great Restaurant. It just closed it’s New York City location leaving only it’s Minneapolis location left. Here’s what the PR team says: The realities of running a restaurant are very difficult, more so with multiple locations in multiple cities. After a careful […]

Fresh, traditional illustration style meets classic design elements in this brand for The Lower Depths, Provisions and Taproom. The limited color palette gives the overall brand a classic, vintage feel. Love the anchor and nautical flag logo. A well done brand by Richard Stewart.

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I love the illustrations that make up the Mic’s Chili identity. Playing off of imagery from Dia Del Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), the illustrations are fun, interesting, and define Mexican culture. The very same things you want from a hot sauce. Designed by Steve Simpson. Check out the badass treatment for the barcode. Well done.

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