Elevating a city’s identity through cuisine and culture

Initial Q barbecue full service restaurant branding & concept development

A southern city was at the beginnings of a rejuvenation. Looking to make a statement about what it means to be from South Carolina’s high country, and what Spartanburg is truly about, a team of enterprising visionaries sought to create a multi-concept experience. Their goal: to elevate the city through their culture and cuisine. Location […]

Improving wellbeing through innovation for a virtual kitchen concept

Scratch Kitchen virtual kitchen ghost kitchen restaurant branding

Ghost kitchen restaurant concepts have been popping up left and and right to capitalize on a low-cost of entry into a thriving market. But while others may just graze the surface, a startup in Boulder Colorado had a vision of improving the wellbeing of customers through a holistic approach. Wellbeing that’s crafted from scratch. Location […]

Making wellbeing accessible to everyone

Zinnia bakery and cafe branding

A café can be so much more than a place to grab coffee and run. It should be a place of community and gathering. A place where one can energize their mind, body, and spirit. This was the vision for the cafés inside the Holbrook collection of active adult living facilities. Vigor was asked to […]

Creating a beautiful moment for our neighbors

Socialite full service restaurant branding, naming, and design in Atlanta, Georgia

Food may inspire what’s on our plate, but people ultimately inspire what we do every day. It’s why we love Decatur, why we love art and festivals, and why we spend our lives creating memorable experiences around the table. At the end of the day, life is beautiful because our neighbors are beautiful. Location Lorem […]

An adventurous portal to a different time and place

Maverick bar restaurant branding and concept development in Atlanta, Georgia

Holbrook has brought a new approach to active adult living across the Southeast United States. One of the foundational amenities that set the brand apart is it’s full suite of food and beverage experiences. Crafted to be on par with what one would find around the world, these F&B outlets were developed to make a […]

Free to enjoy simple, good things

HipBurger restaurant branding foodtruck design

The better burger boom was well on its way to reaching a boiling point, but while every strived for the most “chef-driven” approach, the bliss that comes from a damn-good burger seemed to get lost. What happened to the simple goodness of a great burger? Why weren’t we free to enjoy that no-nonsense perfection? Luckily […]

Harmonizing cravability and health consciousness

Lazuli cafe acai bowl restaurant branding rebranding and design

When a newly formed franchise company decided franchising was no longer the path forward, one of their franchisees turned to Vigor to develop a fresh brand that would thrive. Based on the trending acaí bowl, the concept was ripe for portraying a passion that would align with the core markets of North San Jose, California. […]

Making wellness simple & drinkable

Seeva alternative milk product beverage branding and packaging design

When two entrepreneurs with backgrounds in tech and food needed to brand an innovative milk alternative beverage line, they turned to Vigor’s expertise to build their vision from the ground up. The product was a first-to-market nutritious drink made from pumpkin seeds, known as pepita, and added superfoods. Through collaboration and Vigor’s brand development process, […]

Setting the table for the neighborhood

Salt & Marrow restaurant branding and F&B concept development for Crowne Plaza in North Augusta, South Carolina

The newest Crowne Plaza was scheduled for build in North Augusta’s up and coming riverfront neighborhood. Finding success beyond golf tourism would depend on a remarkable suite of food and beverage concepts. Two of the concepts were situated on the ground level. They spanned a full-service restaurant and an accompanying lobby lounge. Although both were […]

Spanning the flavors of the Mediterranean

Safina Mediterranean restaurant branding and concept development menu design

For the InterContinental Hotel in Houston Medical Center, IHG had a concept in place, but no name or identity direction. The framework for the operations and the culinary offering was complete, and the concept was poised to be brought to life. Vigor collaborated with the IHG team and ownership to craft a modern, pan-Mediterranean brand […]