Branding for a retro Italian coffee shop on Chicago’s north side
A 1940s Italian coffee house was the goal in every detail for proprietor, James Ventrella. From furnishings to branding, it was a step back in time for neighborhood coffee lovers.
The logo typography was inspired by Italian designs of the era with each letter rendered by hand.
business cards & match books with 1940s pinup girl on inside
The owner’s vintage car lends authenticity to this modern photo.