Branding for Saffron NOLA, a new Indian restaurant on Magazine Street. Owned and operated by the Vilkhu family, Saffron blends the cuisine of the family’s native India with that of their New Orleans home in a chic, modern space.
Photography by Josh Brasted
Criollo de Oaxaca
Logo for Criollo de Oaxaca, and label design for ‘Maria’, the brand’s first product and the first Mezcal liqueur. A collaboration founder, Stephen Torres, and star bartender, Julia Momose, Maria is a versatile spirit that boasts a complex blend of cacao and spices, inspired by Stephen’s grandmother’s mole negro recipe.
Made from espadin agave in Mitla, Oaxaca, Maria is a proprietary mix that has the characteristic smokiness of mezcal, with chocolaty, nutty notes that work well in a number of presentations.
Logo design for Toups South, the second restaurant from Isaac and Amanda Toups located inside of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans’ Central City neighborhood. Toups South offers regional Southern Cuisine and fine cocktails. Guests will enjoy flavors and styles refined at Toup’s Meatery, with influence from neighbors in the Greater American South.
Branding for Home Base Spirits, an Oakland, CA based small-batch spirits company producing high quality spirits and liqueurs highlighting sustainably farmed grains and California botanicals.
Port City Pantry
Branding for Port City Pantry, a small-batch baking company based in downtown New Orleans. Inspired by Louisiana agriculture, Port City Pantry creates baked goods that allow the produce and products of the region to shine.
Port City's delicious creations can be found locally at Arrow Cafe, Solo Expresso and Stumptown at the Ace Hotel New Orleans.
Branding and packaging design for Humble Flower Co., a Humbolt County, CA based skin care company specializing in natural and effective cannabis products. Their line is targeted towards remedying inflammation, arthritis and general aches and pains.
Logo and packaging design for Saint Lydia, an indigo-dyed textiles company named after the patron saint of dyers.
All of Saint Lydia's wares are dyed by hand under a banana tree in the Bayou St. John neighborhood of New Orleans.
Website and various branding projects for KREWE du optic, a New Orleans-based and culturally inspired independent eyewear company celebrating individual style with modern, iconic frames. The brand recently opened its first flagship retail location in the French Quarter at 809 Royal Street.
Branding and website design for Weekend Co., a weekend flower delivery service in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to their beautiful weekly arrangements, Weekend Co. also creates custom wedding bouquets and boutonnieres for those having court house weddings.
Weekend Co was created by husband and wife duo Allison Wall and Anthony Schwartz, both artists and designers who love hand crafted textiles, home goods, furniture and florals.
Branding for Chef Alex Harrell's new fine-dining French Quarter restaurant, Angeline.
Typographic poster design for Royal Teeth's show at the High Ho lounge in New Orleans.
Branding and menu design for Hello Darling, a modern eatery serving healthy food with a neighborhood feel located in Helsinki, Finland.
Tour poster promoting Eleanor Friedberger's 2011 release, Last Summer (Merge).
Watercolor painting and digital.
Be Nimble PR
Branding for Be Nimble, a public relations agency based in New Orleans.
Branding for author, Alys Arden. Alys' debut novel, The Casquette Girls, garnered over one million reads online before being acquired by Skyscape. She is currently writing her second novel, The Romeo Catchers.