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Menus — The Best of BPO

Curated by Richard Baird.

Menu Design – The Best of BP&O

A round-up of restaurant, cafe, bar and pub menu designs published on BP&O. This collection features a blend of material and print finish, iconography, photography and typography, and, between them, utilises colour and texture contrast to contribute to a distinctive brand identity. It also showcases a broad use of fabrics, woods, dyed, bleached and unbleached papers with a variety of surface treatments including inks, blind embosses and foils, and features graphic designs studios Round, Foreign Policy and Pentagram, amongst many others.

 

Brewdog by O Street, United Kingdom

 

Menus that feature mixed fibre, dyed and uncoated papers, blind embossing and block foil for Brewdog designed by O Street

 

Maaemo by Bielke & Yang, Norway

 

Fabric cover menu by graphic design studio Bielke&Yang for Norwegian two Michelin starred restaurant Maaemo

 

Earl.67 by Glasfurd & Walker,Canada

 

Brand identity, logo and blue block foiled menu by Glasfurd & Walker for US and Canadian restaurant chain prototype Earls.67

 

Common Lot by Perky Bros, United States

 

Brand identity and menu with coloured papers and block foil detail by Perky Bros for Millburn, NJ, restaurant Common Lot

 

Sauvage by Triboro, United States

 

Branding and illustrated menu by New York design studio Triboro for Brooklyn cafe and bar Sauvage

 

Paley by Mucca, United States

 

Brand identity, menus and wine lists with copper block foil detail for Los Angeles restaurant Paley designed by Mucca, United States

 

Park Bench Deli by Foreign Policy

 

Brand identity and menus by Foreign Policy for Singapore's Park Bench Deli

 

Yo! by Paul Belford Ltd, United Kingdom

 

Menus for UK sushi restaurant chain Yo! by London-based design studio Paul Belford Ltd.

 

Landhaus Keller by Seite Zwei, Austria

 

Brand identity and gold foiled menu by Austrian graphic design studio Seite Zwei for Graz-based restaurant Landhaus Keller.

 

Moi Helsinki by Bond, Finland

 

Brand identity and gold foiled menu for Moi Helsinki by Bond, Finland

 

Full of Luck Club 福乐 by Bravo, Singapore

 

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IDES by Swear Words, Australia

 

Menu and art direction by graphic design studio Swear Words for Melbourne restaurant Ides

 

Giant by Also Design, United States

 

Brand identity and menus for Chicago restaurant Giant by Also Design, United States

 

Brae by Round, Australia

 

Menu with coloured paper and blind emboss detail for Australian restaurant Brae designed by Round

 

Kimski by Franklyn, United States

 

Brand identity, illustration and menu by New York graphic design studio Franklyn for Chicago’s Korean Polish street food restaurant Kimski

 

Vinoteca by dn&co, United Kingdom

 

Copper block foiled menu for London restaurant group Vinoteca by British graphic design studio dn&co.

 

Tamarindo by La Tortillería, Spain

 

Painted wood menu for Spanish kitchen and bar Tamarindo designed by La Tortillería

 

Bambudda by Post Projects, Canada

 

Menu with gold foil detail for Canadian Chinese restaurant Bambudda designed by Post Projects

 

Hato by Allink, Switzerland

 

Brand identity and menu design for fine dining Asian restaurant Hato designed by Allink, Switzerland

 

Taco Republica by Bielke & Yang, Norway

 

Menu with wood board for Taco Republica by Bielke & Yang

 

Cafe Royal by Pentagram, United Kingdom

 

Print with coloured paper and gold foil detail for Cafe Royal designed by Pentagram

 

Hotel Koster by Bedow, Sweden

 

Illustrated menu design for Sweden's Hotel Koster designed by Bedow

 

Mr Big Stuff by Can I Play, Australia

 

Fabric menu covers by graphic design studio Can I Play for Melbourne soul food restaurant Mr Big Stuff.

 

CC Bar by Freytag Anderson, United Kingdom

 

Menu cover for Vranken:Pommery CC Bar by Freytag Anderson

 

Hay Market by Foreign Policy, Hong Kong

 

Fabric covered menu for Hong Kong restaurant Hay Market designed by Foreign Policy

 

Casa Virginia by Savvy, Mexico

 

Menus designed by Savvy for restaurant Casa Virginia

 

Apartment A by Say What Studio, United States

 

Illustrated menu for LA gallery and bar Apartment A designed by Say What Studio

 

Milk Lab by Studio fnt, South Korea

 

Illustrated menus for Milk Lab by Studio fnt

 

Seafarers by Inhouse, New Zealand

 

Menu for Seafarers designed by Inhouse

 

Melt by Can I Play, Australia

 

Menu by Can I Play for Australian pizza franchise Melt

 

Belle Epoque by Mind, United Kingdom

 

Menu for Belle Epoque designed by Mind

 

The Assembly by Bravo, Singapore

 

Dark wood backed menu for The Assembly by Bravo

 

The Town Mouse by A Friend Of Mine, Australia

 

Menu design for Melbourne bar and restaurant The Town Mouse designed by A Friend Of Mine

 

D / F Mexico by BuroCreative, United Kingdom

 

Menu for American and Mexican inspired London diner D / F Mexico designed by BuroCreative

 

The Honours by Touch, United Kingdom

 

Menu with gold foil detail for Parisian-influenced and Edinburgh based brasserie The Honours designed by Touch

 

Gomez by Savvy, Mexico

 

Wood and heat stamped menu with blue paper detail for San Pedro-based bar Gomez designed by Savvy

 

The Beaufort by The Company You Keep, Australia

 

Menu with blue tinted photos for Melbourne based themed dive bar The Beaufort designed by The Company You Keep

 

Iron Grill by End Of Work, Australia

 

Menu and signage for Iron Grill by End Of Work

 

Sushi & Co. by Bond, Finland

 

Menus for Baltic Sea cruise ship restaurant Sushi & Co. designed by Bond

 

Iannilli by Savvy, Mexico

 

Wood menu with heat stamped detail for Monterrey based traditional Italian restaurant Iannilli designed by Savvy

 

Festningen by Uniform, Norway

 

Fabric menu with salmon coloured paper detail for Norwegian brasserie Festningen designed by Uniform

 

Clifton Arms by Wash, United Kingdom

 

Wood menu with copper foil print finish for hotel, restaurant, bar and brasserie Clifton Arms designed by Wash

 

Fat Cow by Foreign Policy, Singapore

 

Menu design for Singapore beef restaurant Fat Cow designed by Foreign Policy

 

The Slanted Door by Manual, United States

 

Menu design for San Francisco based Vietnamese restaurant The Slanted Door designed by Manual

 

Wine Fandango by Moruba, Spain

 

Gold foiled menu by graphic design studio Moruba for Wine Fandango

 

Platform by Substrakt, United Kingdom

 

Menu design for London based bar and restaurant Platform by Substrakt

 

Smack Lobster Roll by & Smith, United Kingdom

 

Illustrated menu design for Smack Lobster Roll by & Smith

 

The Monday Room by Strategy, New Zealand

 

Leather bound menu with gold foil detail for Christchurch cafe and wine bar The Monday Room by Strategy

 

The Parcel Yard by Designers Anonymous, United Kingdom

 

Menu on unbleached card for British pub The Parcel Yard designed by Designers Anonymous

 

Ingierstrand Bad by Uniform, Norway

 

Fabric covered menu for Norwegian restaurant Ingierstrand Bad designed by Uniform

 

The Armoury by Purpose, United Kingdom

 

Menu design for British pub The Armoury designed by Purpose

 

Pablo & Rusty’s by Manual, Australia

 

Menu design with wood backboard for coffee shop and roaster Pablo & Rusty's designed by Manual

 

Torafuku by Brief, Canada

 

Gold foiled menus with wood backboard for contemporary pan Asian restaurant Torafuku by graphic design studio Brief

 

Libertine Liquor Bar by CODO, United States

 

Menu designed by CODO for Indianapolis liquor bar Libertine

 

Podi by Bravo, Singapore

 

Logotype and menu with wood and fabric detail designed by Bravo Company for Singapore-based organic restaurant Podi

 

Marco Marco by Acre, Singapore

 

Menu for Marco Marco by Acre

 

Tanoshii by Mast, United States

 

Menu for Tanoshii Ramen by Mast

 

Chavez by Föda, United States

 

Menu with wood detail for restaurant Chavez by Foda

 

Puebla 109 by Savvy, Mexico

 

Menu design for Puebla 109 designed by Savvy

 

Junction by Seesaw, Australia

 

Blind embossed and copper foiled leather bound menu for Junction Moama designed by Seesaw

 

Brass Union by Oat, United States

 

Menu for Brass Union by Oat

 

Embla by A Friend Of Mine, Australia

 

Menu with fabric cover and blind moss detail by A Friend Of Mine for Melbourne restaurant and wine bar Embla

 

Park by Glasfurd & Walker, United States

 

Menu design and branding for Park Restaurant and Distillery by graphic design studio Glasfurd & Walker

 

This post was published as a quick way to browse through BP&O’s content and gain access to older but equally interesting projects through different themes, and expands upon previous posts under the category The Best of BP&O. If you liked this, check out The Best of BP&O – BrochuresBusiness Cards & Menus or subscribed to this series here.


  • Sara Vienna

    Wow visual menu done right with Marco Marco’s work!

  • Dave Spours

    some stunning work here