Swear Words

Amalia – Reinterpreting the Viennese coffeehouse.

Café Amalia pays homage to owner Christian Janko’s late mother, Amalia, and the family’s Austrian heritage. Christian sought to reference the classic coffeehouses of Vienna in a contemporary way at his new café.

We worked closely with interior designer Larritt-Evans to create a seamless solution that marries a blackletter-style logotype and gilded signage with dark leather banquettes, marble tables and classic bentwood chairs.

Our identity design work for Amalia garnered a 2012 AGDA Award and the Australian Design Biennale 2012 Professional Award.

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“It is very rare that a customer doesn’t comment on our identity as being both beautiful and having a sense of permanence, like it has always been there”

Christian Janko
Owner

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Swear Words are passionate expressions of emotion. But most importantly, they get noticed.

We’re a small team working with great people to brand and package the best products in the world. Since 2003 we’ve focussed on servicing small to medium businesses in the food and beverage industry. Connecting people with ‘things’, is what we’re all about.

Some say we’re nice, but we’re just doing what we love. Let’s talk about a project you love —us@swearwords.com.au.

The Team:
Scott Larritt — Creative & Managing Director
Rachel Chew — Lead Designer
Holly Worthington — Designer
Audrey Mailhot — Design Manager