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Peruvian Restaurant and Pisco bar brand identity

Posted by rod - 10.11.2014

Peruvian Restaurant and Pisco bar brand identity

Having been frustrated that Peruvian cuisine was almost unknown in the UK, Martine Morales made it his challenge to get the tastes of Peru out there. Hens the Peruvian restaurant Ceviche was born, which is situated in Soho, London. The restaurant also its own Pisco bar which makes Peruvian cocktails. For those who don’t know the name Ceviche is a seafood dish, popular in the coastal regions of central and south America and its origin lies in the area of present-day Peru.

With the help of interior designer “Schneider Designers” and London’s small multi-disciplinary design studio “Here design” the restaurant came alive. Here Design took care of the branding, signage website and not to forget the Cheviche’s own cook book which got featured in the  1014 D&AD book.

The Ceviche and Pisco Bar resembles a cool fish market bar. Zinc walls and the bartop references fish scales, simple white tiles bring the fish market to life, the red wooden bar resembles the wooden boats used to bring freshly caught fish into Lima’s busy Chorrillos port and carefully chosen Lima industrial retro lighting gives you the feel you are taken back in time. A designed tiled mural brings Lima’s bustling markets to mind. This is also a place to show some of what Ceviche offers including dishes, drinks and values including Vinos, Causas and “Aqui se cocina con cariño” – here we cook with love and care.

Our main restaurant is designed with the neighborhood of Barranco in mind. Barranco is Lima’s Soho. It is a bohemian place where writers, musicians, poets and artists hang out and live. It is where the communist party of Peru was formed, and Peru’s best songs were written as well as a place to eat, drinks and have the best conversations.”

The restaurant also features a Peruvian Hero wall which celebrates key Peruvians in important moments of their lives. There is also a changing collection of framed posters that represent moments in time of Peruvian ate and culture.

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Visual memories from the Machu Picchu discovery expedition

Posted by rod - 23.04.2013

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Peruvian design agency Paralelo had the honours to design the visual identity and exhibition for the 100th anniversary of the discovery of Machu Piccu. In 1911 American Historian Hiram Bingham discovered the former Inca city and brought the discovery to international attention.

To mark the anniversary a visual identity was created that highlights the visual memories of the expedition. Large scale black and white photographs of the ruins and it’s discovers were actively used on posters, brochures, postcards etc, in addition to the yellow colour, which really stands out from the images. The logo is made up of the centennial celebration, the shutter of a camera, gold, sun, and Hiram Bingham. Thanks to Elo Hirakata for the tip.

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LAN – Get to know what lies inside Peru

Posted by rod - 29.03.2013

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Y&R, Lima created these print ad’s for LAN Airlines, who want travellers to be inspired by Peru and its divers regions. Seven significant cities/regions where chosen to represent the country, Arequipa, Cajamarca, Cusco, Iquitos, Piura, Pucallpa, and Tarapoto. The Payoff says ” Get to know what lies inside us” via Adsoftheworld

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Peruvian craftsmanship advert

Posted by rod - 08.11.2012

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Chulucanas (Pottery)

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Cojin (Cushions)

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The Peruvian tourism association recently launched a series of adverts, aimed at spreading it’s craftsmanship. Each advert visually explains the process of how a uniquely created product gets produced. The three adverts feature three unique products, Mate burilado (Gourd), Chulucanas (Pottery) and Cojin (Cushions). Lima, Peru based advertising agency Mayo created the ad and the slogan, which goes “Know What’s Behind it. C.I.T.E.S. Network For Peruvian Craftmanship.

What other products war typical Peruvian?

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Chicha poster art from Peru

Posted by rod - 30.08.2012

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Handmade fluorescent typographic posters are the distinct features of a Chicha posters. The first Chincha poster originated from a workshop established in Lima, Peru around the 1960’s to promote Cumbia and Chicha music. The designs are highly inspired by the colours of embroideries, handicrafts from the central Andean region of Peru.

Each letter on the poster is cut out and attached directly onto the screen to make a stencil. Using this traditional process requires no chemicals and no photographic processes. The paper clogs the mesh of the screen stoping the colour to go through it.

The Chicha poster art tradition is still a big part of Lima’s street’s, which hope will stay so for a long time to come.

For more info head over to Creative Review and c-monster

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Inspired by - Brazil

The Ashaninka tribe

Posted by rod - 19.12.2011

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The Ashaninka tribe live in both Brazil and Peru and are one the largest indigenous groups in South America. Photographer Mike Goldwater traveled to the Ashaninka and took some amazing images of them. The Atlantic wrote an interesting article about them here.

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100 years since the lost city of Machu Picchu was discoverd

Posted by rod - 27.07.2011

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100 years since the lost city of the Incas Machu Picchu was discoverd photography

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A 100 years a go Prof. Hiram Bingham discovered the ancient Peruvian Inca city Machu Picchu whilst on his explorations through South America in 1906 – 1911. Machu Picchu was built by the Incas approximately 2,000 years ago and is to-date one of the most captivating ruins in the world. Prof. Hiram Bingham was supported by the National Geographic Society and Yale University which made it possible to conduct the expedition. You can read about the original article which was published in the April 1913 National Geographic here.

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From Peru for Peru

Posted by rod - 17.05.2011

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Y&R, Peru came up with a neat idea to promote the Country Peru in a small town in Nebraska, called Peru. The town has a “problem” they are Peruvians, but do not know what it really means. To make them aware of this 12 Peruvian celebrities arrived in the town and read out their rights as a Peruvian citizens and share d with them the reasons why they should be proud of bein Peruvians. via Adsoftheworld

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Peruvian fashion

Posted by rod - 21.04.2011

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Peruvian fashion designer Naty Munoz specializes in knit wear, produced mainly from Alpaca wool and pima cotton. Her style reflects Andes fashion with a modern twist her designs also preserves the traditional textile techniques of the region.

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Peruvian Connection

Posted by rod - 22.03.2011

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Willoughby first designed the Peruvian Connection identity and catalogs in 1996. Our goal was to bring an evocative Peruvian emotional experience to catalog shopping through images and stories. We researched the culture and history of Peruvian knitting to understand what makes each garment special, how they are made, who makes them and what they symbolize. Through beautiful on-location photography, ethnic models and one-of-a-kind hand-woven collections, each catalog is its own Peruvian moment. For the brand’s first flagship store, which opened in 2008 in Washington, DC, we created packaging and environmental signage with the same original goal in mind.”

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Peru tourism branding

Posted by rod - 11.03.2011

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Yesterday Peru officially launched a new country brand, led by the Peru’s tourism ministry, leaving its old identity “Peru – Land of the Incas“. FutureBrand developed the new identity which was influence by Peru’s archaeological sites such as Caral and Moray or the monkey by Nazca. FutureBrand also developed the Australian tourism identity. Tourism minister Eduardo Ferreyros Kuppers also hopes that the logo is to be used on labels and tags on Peru’s export goods. The identity also received its own custom font called Bree Peru which was created by type foundry typetogether. via livinginperu

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Baraja Peruana

Posted by rod - 17.02.2011


Argentinean designer Ceroker created a series of cards, that are based on the classic Spanish cards. His designs are inspired by the Peruvian people.

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Mochica

Posted by rod - 25.01.2011


The Moche civilization (alternately, the Mochica culture) flourished in northern Peru from aout 100 AD to 800 AD. Designer Orlando Aquije from Peru created the above illustration of a Moche.

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Inspired by - Bolivia

Charquipunk Murals

Posted by rod - 16.11.2010

Charquipunk has created a bunch of Murals inspired by Andean people and culture. Most of these Murals are in Bolivia and Peru, South America. Check out his Flickr page.

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Totora Boats, Lake Titicaca

Posted by rod - 14.07.2010

Totora Boats or also called Reed Boats have been sailing around Lake Titicaca in Peru and Bolivia for thousands of years and are among the oldest known types of boats in the world. They come in all sorts of sizes and constructing a boat is a traditional craft handed down from generation to generation. Images via flickr, nationalgeographic, flickr, atlantisbolivia and flickr

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Peruvian Hats

Posted by rod - 28.03.2010

If you ever need a Peruvian hat or need some inspiration to create your own, this site could be a good starting point. peruvianhat.net has a nice selection of hats made entirely from Alpaca Wool.

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Inca gold pisco packaging

Posted by rod - 22.03.2010

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Inca Gold Pisco was first commercially produced in 1776 in Ica, Peru where the semiarid climate of the Pacific coast nurtured grape varietals brought to South America by Spanish explorers. These varietals flourished in their new environment, producing excellent wines that were exported to Europe until the 17th century when the King of Spain banned their production. The label displays the ceremonial Knife used by the Incas representing the north Peruvian God Naymlap. Also check out these Pisco packaging designes. image via

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Inca Pisco bottle collection

Posted by rod - 16.03.2010

I absolutely love these bottle. How cool. Pisco (from Quechua: pisqu, little bird) is a South American liquor distilled from grapes. Developed by Spanish settlers in the sixteenth century, it takes its name from the conical pottery in which it was originally aged, which was also the name of one of the sites where it was produced: Pisco, in the Viceroyalty of Peru. The first vineyards were planted in the coastal valleys in the Viceroyalty. The drink is a widely consumed spirit in the nations of Bolivia, Chile and Peru. If you love these bottle you may like the packaging design for Inca gold pisco. Images via minialkohol, natureperu and natureperu

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