Olivers Restaurant.

Rebuilding a brand

Breathing life back into a favourite
Central Otago restaurant.

Located in the historic Victoria Store of Clyde this was the restaurant’s second coming. Fleur Sullivan originally launched Olivers into national prominence in 1977, when she opened this highly successful restaurant.

The vision was to once again attain the national and international profile enjoyed by Olivers during the Sullivan years. As an integral part of Clyde, combined with its architectural significance and notable tourism role, the new brand needed to be sympathetic to the historical precinct, while also sitting comfortably alongside the newly developed café, deli & bakery (The Merchant of Clyde) and brewery (The Victoria Store Brewery) brands.

We took the iconic building frontage and stylised this to form the basis of the brand icon. We then coupled it with a font from the era, which reflected those found on the windows of the historic building.

The original stone complex, located in Clyde’s historic precinct, was built by Benjamin Naylor in 1869 as a general store, servicing the prospectors who sought their fortunes during the Otago gold rush.

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+64 (03) 442 7845
8 Cow Lane, Queenstown, 9300
PO Box 719, Queenstown, 9348