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Minimalist Furniture Is a Refreshing Option for Commercial Interior Designs

A few very interesting products from Arco da Velha, a Portuguese furniture design brand, speak volumes about the value of simplicity. Designed for both residential and commercial spaces, the collection seems to spring from an interest in minimalism and an appetite for soft lines and fresh color. Here are a few of the Arco da […]

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New Olala Crepes Kiosk is Coming to San Diego Liberty Public Market

Crepes Kiosk Interior Design: Mindful Design Consulting, LLC Branding Design: Mindful Design Consulting, LLC Photos by Olala Crepes, graphics by Mindful Design Consulting We have recently added a new branding and interior design project to our (already hefty) portfolio. This time, it is the Olala Crepes kiosk in the heart of San Diego Liberty Public […]

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New Furniture Trends Bring You Charismatic Seating Options

Analyzing the design world, one may notice an intensified interest in space-saving options, multifunctional qualities, color, and a return to nature. Stepping aside for oversized pieces and sleep-inducing neutrals like beige, the furniture turns smart and charismatic. Here are a few furniture trends that we will most likely see assert themselves in the future in […]

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Bright Orange Accents Give Office Interior Design a Confident Look

Office interior design: Mindful Design Consulting Images: Mindful Design Consulting Apella Capital, a financial investment company, approached us to design their offices, asking for a space that employees could enjoy and customers could trust. The result was an office that balances vibrant colors and formal touches, and that evokes both familiarity and professional competence. We […]

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Branding and Identity in the Design of Emoticon-themed Pop-up Store

Via trendhunter.com All photos: trendhunter.com When emoticons become inspiration for real-life objects, the connection between reality and the virtual world has come full circle. The Kakao Talk pop-up store in Seoul closes this circle of influence and offers its young customers the opportunity to meet with familiar emoticon characters in the flesh. Kakao Talk is […]

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Plant-covered Counter Creates Mouth-watering Kiosk Design

Kiosk Design Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Masterplanners All photos: Trasko Industrial Photographics via retaildesignblog.net If this Java Juice kiosk from a Perth mall in Australia wants to make a point, it definitely succeeds. Designed by Masterplanners, an agency based in the same city, the kiosk uses the unfailing appeal of nature to lure passers-by into a […]

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3-D Printed Bioplastic Makes for Inspiring Building Facade Design

Designing temporary structures means finding flexible solutions and recyclable materials in order to avoid waste. It is exactly what DUS Architects of Amsterdam did when coming up with the façade design of the Mobile European Building, the place where the presidency meetings of the European Union Council took place for the first half of 2016. […]

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Architectural Wall Panels Create Stunning Interiors

While the art of wall paneling goes as far back as the 15th century, there is nothing old-fashioned in the look of Interlam’s architectural wall panels. The North Carolina-based company offers sculpted, carved, decorative and ornamental wall panels that contribute to creating spectacular interiors. Interlam’s extensive collections and designs take a three-dimensional twist on the […]

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Flooring Materials with a Twist – When Concrete Floors Go Artistic

Concrete floors have long ago crossed from the realm of industrial sites into that of residential interior design. It is not only because their unique looks are perfect for spaces with a rustic, urban or industrial flair, but also because of their versatile nature, ease of maintenance and the rare quality of being an allergen-free […]

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Ceiling Decor with a Twist – Beaded String Installation Evokes the Mystery of Wine Cellars

Via dezeen.com Designer: Glithero All photos via dezeen.com Capturing the feel of a dark, humid and mysterious wine cellar was the goal of the London-based Glithero design team (British designer Tim Simpson and Dutch designer Sarah van Gameren ) when creating the hanging bead chain installation for champagne house Perrier-Jouët. The ethereal structure is entitled […]

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Paper in Ceiling Design – Space Redefined with Paper Chandeliers

Ceiling design can benefit from the use of materials not typically associated with interior architecture. Choosing a material with little weight but apparently great potential for creating dramatic ceiling structures, Cristina Parreño (from Cristina Parreño Architecture) designed the ceiling for the 2013 International Art Fair ARCO in Madrid out of paper. The results prove that […]

Fish, Dragons and Tiles – How to Create a Sense of Movement in Interior Design

Via retaildesignblog.net (MUT Design SCALES, Buddha Bar scale tiles) Designers: Alberto Sánchez, MUT Design for SCALES; Giles Miller Studio for Buddha Bar scale tile artwork All photos via retaildesignblog.net Interior design artists often find inspiration in nature, yet the results of their creative search are sometimes unexpected. Designed by Alberto Sánchez from MUT Design in partnership with HARMONY, a […]

Using Wool Felt in Interior Design

Well loved by crafters and sewing enthusiasts, wool felt has found its way into the world of interior creations. While the potential of felt in interior design remains largely unexploited, some designers see in it the answer to some problems they routinely encounter. A creation of FilzFelt and Gensler’s LA office, Link is a modular […]

The Aperiodix Tile System – Impeccable Geometry in Interior Design Materials

Via osoindustries.com Designer: Ben Sandell, Situ Studio, Geoff Sosebee and Eric Weil for OSO Industries All photos: osoindustries.com With the concrete tile from OSO Industries, geometry becomes a fascinating subject. Designed as a wall treatment and meant to be the starting point in the creation of highly decorative displays, the tiles bear the signatures of  Ben Sandell, […]

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How to Use Metal Chains and Wire Mesh in Interior Design

Using unexpected materials in interior design delivers part of the drama and character that every space needs. Hanging chains and woven wire mesh in interior design are only a few materials that have crossed from industrial fields into interior decorating. Here are a few examples of spaces where such elements not only make an aesthetic […]

Sparkling Crystal Fabric by Swarovski Brings Glamor into Interior Design

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Swarovski All photos: retaildesignblog.net  Possibilities in interior design just got a little bit more glamorous. Part of the Swarovski Elements collection, Crystal Fabric brings the bling into the designers’ realm of texture and color options. Consisting of a material onto which sparkling cut and uncut crystals are attached, Crystal Fabric belongs to […]

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Interior Design Materials with a Twist – Rugs Do Double Duty as Upholstery Material

Via dezeen.com Designer: Patricia Urquiola All photos: gan-rugs.com While achieving a cohesive interior that brings together color, contrast and balance is not a simple task, designer Patricia Urquiola just made it a little easier. Her collection of hand-stitched rugs meets the market need for unique pieces whose aesthetics steps away from the typical look of traditional lines. […]