Space designers around the world, take note! The ultimate unisex climbing wall has just been unveiled in Japan. While wall climbing has long been an acceptable opportunity for rigorous exercise in the Far East, designers in Japan have finally taken heed of the demand by women to design a climbing wall that incorporates features that […]

The atmosphere within Aroma of Shadow, a cosmetics boutique store, is soothing and extremely relaxing with muted lights and textured wooden panels over the windows that permit the sunlight to enter without the usual glare and harsh contrasts. Quaint wooden sofas with white cushions in the VIP room enhance the quiet atmosphere created by this […]

Any interior designer would be in a dream world in Shun-Shoku Lounge. Its creative design is such that anyone visiting would be moved by its airy, pale wood ans sophisticated lighting. The room color pallet perfectly matches with a lighthearted pale ale experience. For branding design, there is no better place, Shun-Shoku Lounge is composed […]

A restaurant worthy of the title of “Shanghai’s Best Pizza” requires an interior design that wows the senses as much as the amazing food served there. Set in a 2,700 square feet space boasting two open terraces, this pizzeria interior features an artistic contrast of materials, shapes and textures for a unique aura of refined […]

Upon entering the spacious yet intimate Delbove boutique in Brussels, one idea jumps out: elegant minimalist. The store makes it clear what product line is featured, and all else is tucked away. Designed by Christophe Remy, this boutique features the high-end cosmetic line of Gina d’Alsembourg who relaunched Delbove Belgian cosmetics. The cosmetics themselves are […]

By Guest Writer  Mark Long Multifunction furniture is truly one of the most explosive trends of the modern era. Certainly the concept of using furniture for multiple purposes isn’t new, but as living space continues to shrink, designers and homeowners are becoming increasingly more creative about saving space and maximizing utility from each piece of […]

Starbucks is looking to connect with another group of caffeine drinkers with its new store, Teavana. It set up shop on the Upper East Side of New York with dim lights and calming music, as well as comfortable chairs and the smoothing aroma of tea everywhere in the store. Teavana is for the opposite crowd. […]

Above: Funkiberry store 3D model by Mindful Design Consulting. Within last year, Funkiberry Frozen Yogurt Shop has opened three locations in New York. Mindful Design Consulting has created a fun and inviting brand for this new frozen yogurt store which is planing to go international in France, Russia and other countries. Bright and playful colors […]

The key to effective store branding is maintaining simplicity while still creating a memorable visual impact that gets the message across to customers. This often requires a delicate balance involving imagery, text, colors, and overall design. “Fritzy” is a candy shop in Toronto that has achieved these goals with both their advertising and their store […]