Creative agency Love and War was nominated in the 2011 Restaurant Graphics category by the James Beard Foundation for their identity design of The Nationalâ€Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s midtown-Manhattan restaurant. Among the many splendid components, from menu typography to illustrations, was this icon:
Source: Love and War
It’s a charming pairing of logo and machine. Look closely at this elegant frame, and you’ll also spy another exceptional elementâ€the basket.
A fully integrated version of this functional feature is the Bike Porter, a basket designed by Copenhagen-based strategic design agency Goodmorning Technology and produced by Copenhagen Parts. The Bike Porter’s ingredients of handlebar and basket are cooked as one:
Source: Copenhagen Parts
These bicycle additions are not accessories: they’re objects with delicious appeal and true usability.