We are open to new ideas, but the logo must say:
"Ciao Imports" bigger and "Authentic Specialty Foods" smaller in the body
Here is a link to a logo we really like:
Please take your creative ideas from classic Italian art.
Think wine bottle labels, Tuscan images. Cursive fonts might be nice to see as well.
We are hoping for the designer to be able to take creative inspiration from the artist Rafal Olbinski (http://www.tendreams.org/olbinski.htm), but this is not necessary.
Lastly, it would be great if the designer could mix the old with the new, and still keep the logo clean.
Update - This logo is being redone to be placed on our new frozen pasta meals. These will be in supermarkets across the country. Please see the attachment to view the sample art.
Thanks everybody - we are looking forward to seeing some great work!