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Kay Bros Barbecue

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Designed by Tanner Glaves.

I love the simplicity and cleanliness of this whole identity. You almost imagine that you are not going to end up with barbecue sauce on your eyebrow, but the burn marks on the back of the menu remind you that this is a place for good, ol’ fashioned sizzled meat. With only a small amount of items, the menu feels airy and spacious. It’s printed on a rough-edged sheet of paper that gives it that added BBQness feel to it and it’s delivered in a cool clipboard. All pretty ’kay by me.

Visit Kay Bros Barbecue.


By Armin on 08.19.2011



troy’s comment is:

Not being part of the artistic design culture my review comes from a barbecue eating specialist for over 30 yrs.Its nice to see Tanner Glaves put a preppy hip twist on barbeque,this work is clean and crisp ,the attention to detail is second to none,coming from a southern man putting this type of quality into a sloppy food group, is truly amazing,its nice to see a young person entering into a career with such a bright future.There truly is hope for America

on 08.23.2011 at 03:44 PM

Michael P’s comment is:

Clean, simple logo, just enough color for impact, and wonderful typography choices. Especially love the clipboard (looks laser cut?).

on 08.24.2011 at 10:30 AM

showerbuddy’s comment is:

Menu make me hungry just looking at it! I had lunch at Kay Bros. BBQ yesterday. Until someone handed me a coupon on campus I didn't even know there was a bbq joint in midtown.

on 08.24.2011 at 07:54 PM

Kay Bros Barbecue

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