Located in the heart of Lincoln, Nebraska's historic railroad and Haymarket district, this new restaurant revives many regional dishes placing significance on a farm-to-table culinary (and design) philosophy. Jack and June, the restaurant’s namesake and original restaurateur's parents represent all of the Jacks and all of the Junes that consider their roots to be in the Midwest and embody a hardworking attitude, creativity, and dedication.
The brand is alive and full of topics to discuss. Subtle design elements enhance the story of Jack & June and inspire a resourcefulness for which Jack became well known. Rich colors and contrasting, unique materials extend the conversation beyond the present and take us back to our roots, near or far. Per tradition, we filled the restaurant with sustainable design elements that are rich in history and kind to our environment. From antique saltshakers to locomotives to gymnasium wood, we considered each element with respect to its environmental impact and its relevance to the brand.
The overall design celebrates the ingenuity of a past generation and welcomes a new one of environmentally conscious connoisseurs who appreciate excellent food and quality design.
Photography: Ben Harms
Project Architect: BVH Architects
Brand Design: Archrival