Zozimus is a high-end cocktail bar and restaurant located on the ground floor of Centenary house, Anne's Lane in Dublin. It is named in honour of the Irish street poet Michael J Moran (1794–1846), popularly known as Zozimus.
We were tasked with helping reposition the Zozimus brand, which previously had no obvious connection to the Dublin street poet other than the naming of the premises.
With the creation of a custom woodcut style illustration, based on historical depictions of the poet, there was now a recognisable character for the brand to take ownership of. Along with the illustration, we developed a new wordmark and a range of printed material, including a brand story book, all of which were considerate of the era in which Zozimus lived.
Brand identity created at Grandson.