Dreaming up a wildly imaginative tasting experience

When Bill and Jay first presented their concept to Vigor, we were a little tongue-tied. While we’re used to nudging our clients to be bold and do something different, Bill and Jay brought that part in spades. Their concept would be a one-of-a kind beer tasting experience with 100 self-serve taps, kiosk ordering for food, […]

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 […]

Revealing potential for a purpose-driven chocolate brand

Confections with Convictions rebranding and identity design

Making chocolate is magical. Transforming a bean into a delicious treat that’s craved daily the world-over is an amazing feat. But what if chocolate could do even more– like change people, perhaps? That’s exactly the belief and vision that drove the start of Confections with Conviction, a chocolatier brand that was in need of its […]

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 […]

Serving delicious enlightenment

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. […]