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Great Bagel & Bakery restaurant rebranding and interior design

Though it’s not obvious at first, husband-and-wife restaurateurs Lara and Robert Swan are not, first and foremost, bagel enthusiasts. True, they founded Great Bagel, an institution that is beloved by Lexington locals. But as Vigor soon discovered, the Swans are more than bakers: they’re food system revolutionaries. Why else would they have spent years researching […]

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. […]

Creating renewed character for a fast casual brand

Erik's DeliCafé fast casual restaurant rebranding

For over 45 years, Erik’s DeliCafé has been a Santa Cruz/San Jose mainstay. Over the course of its life, the brand became washed out and outdated from its messaging through identity and interior experience. With the help of Vigor, a dedication to collaboration across departments, and a passion for an ideal, we were able to […]

Al Bohsali

Al Bohsali confections shop and brand identity design and rebranding

In Beirut and its surrounding region, the Al Bohsali brand is renowned. Over a century old, the family has been the top producer of the region’s finest baklava and other Lebanese pastries and treats. US-based friends orchestrated the importing of the brand’s signature product but needed to modernize the positioning and identity to establish it […]

Great Wraps

Great Wraps QSR restaurant rebranding and strategy

Sparked by an opportunity of international expansion, the Great Wraps team sought to rethink their offering and brand positioning. The brand had lost its position in food courts with a cluttered product mix, and a name that miscommunicated the brand. Vigor was charged with developing a healthy expression of Great Wraps to enter into Canadian […]

Urban Tree Cidery

Urban Tree Cidery branding and package desig

With a vision of starting a new legacy for their family, the Resuta’s perpetuated a new one. From this beginning, the Urban Tree Cidery brand came to life. Vigor was tapped to develop the identity, packaging, and interior experience for Atlanta’s First Cidery®. Our approach was to meld the urbane with rural craft in a […]

Johnny’s Pizza House

Johnny's Pizza House prototype store design and interiors

A pizza brand with legendary status in existing markets needed to establish itself in expanding areas. To accomplish this, the brand needed rejuvenation from its core strategy through how that strategy was communicated to the people. Vigor helped excavate the brand’s passion, then defined the strategy based on an ownable point of differentiation: Sharing. Location […]