Erik’s DeliCafé

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 Over the course of its life, the brand became washed out and outdated from its messaging through identity and interior experience.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 […]

SlapFish

Repositioning and evolving the Slapfish Restaurant Brand

Seafood restaurants have been rapidly adopting a “sustainable” position in their marketing and brand communications. The problem is they really aren’t. For SlapFish, this is infuriating because of the countless time they spent developing sustainable best practices and relationships with seafood providers who employ said practices. Unfortunately, the brand identity SlapFish had in market didn’t […]

OceanWave

OceanWave sushi thai restaurant business card design

Harry & Sons was a long time staple in the Virginia Highland neighborhood of Atlanta. Having established itself for fantastic martinis and sushi, the brand experienced years of success and growth. As time marched on, growth slowed as did traffic. Then the opportunity for renovation presented itself which springboarded ownership into evaluating the overall brand […]

Holbrook

Holbrook active adult living hospitality branding and strategy

The common view of people over the age of 55 years old is roped into one word: senior. It’s an ugly word that encompasses four decades of human and comes with misconceptions of capability, questions of self-reliance, and a general feeling of being a second thought. When visionary, Al Holbrook, shared his mission for challenging […]

La Segunda Bakery & Café

La Segunda Café and Bakery rebranding and repositioning

Hand-made Tradition Tampa, Florida is known for many things, but the top two may very well be cigars and Cuban bread. Since 1910, one small bakery in the Ybor City neighborhood has been an iconoclast for one of them: authentic, fresh-baked Cuban bread. In 2017, a changing of the guard was in effect as the […]

Banditos Bar & Kitchen

Banditos bar and kitchen rebranding and design by Vigor

¡Vamos Banditos! After 5 years, and 2 iterations of the Banditos brand, Vigor and the client team collaborated on evolving their look once again. Mexi-Cali vibes served as the inspiration and ideal for the evolved identity which saw custom typography, hand-drawn illustrations, and a vibrant palette of color introduced throughout print, digital, and environment expressions. […]

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 […]

Hoyle’s Kitchen & Bar

Hoyle's Kitchen & Bar restaurant rebranding and design

A tavern turned music hall experience had run its course in relevance, and the ownership sought to reinvigorate the space. With a focus on the historic roots of the family, and a vision of creating a family-meets-fun experience, the Vigor team realized a new life and brand for the team. Location Click edit button to […]

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 […]

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 […]