breaking basque

a culinary wonder

Recognized as one of LA’s best new restaurants of 2022 by Los Angeles Magazine and Eater LA, SASO is a Basque-Spanish culinary wonderland by Chef-owner Dominique Crisp for whom we had the honor and privilege of creating the brand from the oyster up—the name, identity, website, color palette, menu design and more.

Leaning into the Chef’s penchant for the finest California-sourced seafood, SASO was born from “itsaso,” or Basque for ocean. The design celebrates the elevated simplicity of fresh seafood prepared in the 700-degree Josper oven with Spanish and California influences. Boldly delivering on its vision to bring a new culinary experience to the hyper-competitive LA food scene. Bravo to SASO, Chef Dom & Team.

our role

Brand Strategy & Positioning
Naming & Visual Identity
Menus & Signage
Website Design + Development
Saso logo design
Saso business card and menu design
Saso coaster design

Saso website design

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