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Casa Virginia designed by Savvy

Menu with unbleached and green pastel paper and gold foil detail designed by Savvy for restaurant Casa Virginia

Casa Virginia is a restaurant and culinary project in Mexico City, created by chef Mónica Patiño, that mixes the highest quality cuisine and meticulous processes with the familiarity of eating at home. This fusion of restaurant quality and easiness is perhaps most acutely manifested throughout its interior design, a space that juxtaposes the modesty and simplicity of wooden and basketweaved furniture alongside the ornate cornice and sculpted detail of the walls.

Savvy were recently commissioned to create a brand identity for the restaurant, which included logo, stationery, menu and sign design, that would resonate well with Habitación 116’s distinctive interior, be informed by Mónica Patiñ’s philosophy and honours her processes. This was achieved through the contemporary reinterpretation of what Savvy describes as the traditional graphic language popular in Mexico during the 1920s and an attention to detail.

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Cured designed by Föda Studio

Logo designed by Föda for restaurant San Antonio Cured

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.

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