Men’s Biz is one of Australia’s leading online retailers of men’s grooming products. Following eight years of growth Men’s Biz decided to move into the world of high street retailing by opening their first physical store in Melbourne’s Royal Arcade. To coincide with this new venture Men’s Biz approached Melbourne based studio ThoughtAssembly to develop a new visual identity. This process went on to include a new logotype, letterpress stationery set, packaging, signage and soon to launch website.
Cured is a restaurant located in the recently renovated Admin building of Pearl Brewery’s culinary and cultural campus in San Antonio. Run by chef Steve McHugh, an expert in charcuterie, salumi and all forms of preserves, the restaurant offers a wide variety of meats cured for between 2 and 10 months.
Föda Studio developed a brand identity for Cured, which alongside logo and print included architectural collaboration, that resolves the history of the location, the time involved in preserving meats, Steve’s community and charity involvement as well as his recent cancer survival, through naming, iconography, custom typography and an interesting interaction component. The project also included menu design, business cards and signage.