This was just an attempt to get some thoughts out of my head and have it come to fruition. I have always seen the nuyorican poets cafe logo as unrefined, but at the same time a quintessential NYCs (Loisiada), Lower East Side feel. I wanted it to feel more hisotric and resemble the artwork of cuban cigars.
Drawing, Branding, Typography
This was an exploration in recreating the logo for the famous slam poety house, the Nuyorican Poets Café