Branding & Graphic Design Studio

Restaurant branding & marketing solutions that deliver!

We help restaurants achieve branding and marketing success across multiple touchpoints: menu design, website design, interior design, takeout packaging, signage and more.


The Department Design Co. helps hospitality businesses achieve memorable brand experiences with our thoughtful creative solutions.


Our Restaurant Clients


Our design services.

The Department Design Co. customizes services to meet every client need, big and small.

❉ Restaurant Brand Identity

We're passionate about branding and have established an approach and process that provides proven results. Our brand identity work is based on analysis and research to help identify your restaurant's unique attributes to position you to stand apart.

❉ Restaurant Logo Design

A unique and bespoke logo helps your restaurant stand out in the market place. Our logo design work is based on ideas and concepts that connect and extend your brand across all media. We'll craft a logo that's unique and memorable.

❉ Restaurant Menu Design

Visually appealing, easy to read menus, that are carefully laid out and well written will enhance your customer’s dining experience. It's important that your menu is consistent with your branding and we ensure this with a comprehensive approach.

❉ Signage Design

Whether your on a street corner, food court or canteen truck, we will help you find the right solutions to draw attention to your restaurant and attract new customers. We work with several signage vendors that will fabricate your final signage design. 

❉ Food Photography

We live in a visual culture and utilizing professional photography and video for your brand are more important than ever. A well composed image and visual narrative speaks volumes about your restaurant menu and dining experience.  

❉ Restaurant Website Design

Your online presence is often the first impression that potential customers will have with your restaurant. Visually stunning images and a user friendly experience will garner trust, and showcase your menu offerings.

❉ Takeout & Retail Packaging

Your takeout bag, along with any branded retail items you sell, are prime marketing opportunities. These are big touchpoints for brand recognition. Whether on a shelf or website, your graphic packaging must stand out and promote your restaurant.

❉ Restaurant Interior Design

Physical environments offer tangible and impactful brand experiences. We create visually dynamic spaces that extend your branding and marketing to connect with your customers in a new and meaningful way. We will guide you through each step.

❉ Branded Merchandise

Let your customers become your biggest promoters with specially designed merchandise. We will help recommend and develop merchandise that your customers will embrace and share with others. It's marketing that pays for itself.

❉ Social Media Marketing

Customers are researching restaurants on social media before visiting or placing takeout orders. Enticing photos of your food and interior decor will often be a determining factor for new customers. Keep in touch with your fans and attract new ones.



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What clients say…


★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Very professional, responsive, and creative…

Richard was a pleasure to work with and we have hired him for two projects now. He is very professional, responsive, and creative with his designs. The new events package he had built for us received many compliments and the new direct mailer matches well. We will definitely recommend and hire him again for future projects.

Emily Zhen
Event Coordinator
La Mar, San Francisco


★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Professional, responsive, and thoughtful in his approach.

I've worked with Richard / The Department on several projects over the years. He's been professional, responsive, and thoughtful in his approach. He is also very reasonably priced for the work he provides. I would recommend him.

Denise Tran
Bun Mee, San Francisco



Creative ideas that get noticed.

Filling tables, and increasing takeout and catering orders is really what it’s all about at the end of the day. Our restaurant branding services are comprehensive and focused on all your graphic design and marketing needs for success.

Bird & Buffalo restaurant branding and logo design

Bird & Buffalo restaurant branding and logo design

Eats restaurant branding and website design

Eats restaurant branding and website design

Bun Mee restaurant menu board and display ads

Bun Mee restaurant menu board and display ads

Soi 4 restaurant website design and food photos

Soi 4 restaurant website design and food photos

Burma Superstar restaurant branding and logo

Burma Superstar restaurant branding and logo

B Star restaurant branding and website design

B Star restaurant branding and website design