30 sec clip I created in Adobe After Effects, this the english version prepared for marketing purposes, including an investor pitch.

Lokal, a Norwegian sustainable food brand start up, with which I have become involved, required an identity.
The name explains the brands goal in a word; (Lokal is Norwegian for Local) - locally sourced farm fresh sustainable and responsibly grown food, farm to shop to table.
The initial identity all begins with a green square, symbolic of a plot of land. The stencil font references packing cases fundamental to the history of marketing food.
Lokal, the start-up needed the flexibility to incorporate any number of brand extensions such as bars, brasseries, boutiques, bed and breakfast, bistros, bakeries
Next came the task of making the brand identity memorable and remarkable. Not wanting to be another food brand with beautiful and dramatic food photography, neither an earnest veggie greenie folkie imagery. The answer came in the choice of an illustrative style combining with colours to produce a library of brand visual assets; animals, community and farm produce to table...  feedback to date suggests we managed to bring fun to a serious matter without loosing authority as a new entry into the sustainable food industry.
This year, August 2020, the first physical space opened at Harbitz Torg, Skøyen, Oslo. My interior graphics set the place up as a visual destination and along with the great food, fresh farm produce and grocery goods, the place is off to a roaring start!! 
The first public articulation of the branding began with a Food truck, a satellite pop-up test lab for the brand. Sent out to town squares, art and music festivals and outdoor urban shopping districts to gather information with which to inform the decisions which will determine the parameters of up and coming bricks and mortar locations.
The Food truck has been a resounding success, the branding has met with universal appeal, from all age and economic demographics.

The combination of an extremely simple and strong logo, added to a coloured grid, vibrant illustrations and designs provides an extensive library of visual assets which lend themselves very well to a vast array of marketing and merchandising possibilities, all the while clearly creating a brand signature and ownership of it.
2021 saw a new location, LokalBazar, Hamar. Lokal took over an existing space, a large space, formally a high end exclusive dining restaurant. Lokal transformed the heritage building  into a multi service food and meeting place arena. As Lokal took over a space which had been home to an exclusive fine dining experience, the interiors inside the heritage building are quite superb, however presented the challenge of bringing the location 'on brand'. The answer came in the form of elevating the brand visual assets into objects that performed more like art in a gallery. Neons allow the brand to add on top of the existing interior without needing structural change. The different treatment of the familiar brand assets, the hen, cow, and pig etc. as neons allowed us to re-position the brand into a high end existing space, keeping the original, yet pulling it into the Lokal family in a way that also pushed our brand identity into new territory. 
Easier to explain with the following pictures.
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