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Why Pop-Up Bars Are a Good Idea – Commercial Interior Design News

Via trendhunter.com All photos courtesy of trendhunter.com If location is a critical part in the success of a pub or restaurant, committing to a specific operating place is a hard decision to make. However, there is a way to test a certain location before making it permanent, and that is the idea behind the pop-up bar […]

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And the Restaurant and Bar Design Winner Is… – Commercial Interior Design News

All photos courtesy of restaurantandbardesignawards.com As the only awards in the world that are focused exclusively on food and drink spaces, The Restaurant and Bar Design Awards are coveted by top designers around the world. On October 1st, the 2015 awards were announced in London. Here are some of the winners in a selection that […]

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The Moon as Inspiration for Light Fixtures – Commercial Interior Design News

Via yankodesign.com (No.22, 2 Moons, In-es.artdesign) Designers: Subinay Malhotra, Nir Meiri, In-es.artdesign All photos courtesy of yankodesign.com While this week’s lunar eclipse may have heightened everybody’s interest in celestial bodies, the moon has always been a source of inspiration for designers. Both mysterious and fascinating as an object of scientific study, the moon makes for a […]

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Is It a Pendant, Is It a Floor Lamp? – Commercial Interior Design News

Via yankodesign.com Designer: Santiago Sevillano All photos courtesy of yankodesign.com For those often afflicted with buyer’s remorse, here is a lighting option that may minimize its incidence. Designed by Santiago Sevillano, the Guss modular lighting system is as versatile as it gets and offers the buyer the chance to change its appearance on a whim. The […]

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Creative Ways to Control Ambiance Using Light – Commercial Interior Design News

Via yankodesign.com (Branch Chandelier, Nomadic Lamp) Designers: Keha3, Dorota Kulawik All photos courtesy of yankodesign.com Whether in a residential or commercial site, lighting is the most important tool in creating the right ambiance. Designers of modern lighting fixtures understand this and constantly find new ways to allow the user to be in complete control of creating the […]

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The Human Body as Inspiration for Lighting Fixtures – Commercial Interior Design News

Via yankodesign.com Photos: behance.net, urukia.com Designer: Ol’ha Shevchenko The human body has always been a source of artistic inspiration, and the art of interior design is no exception from the rule. Taking a hint from the anatomy of the human muscle, designer Ol’ha Shevchenko created a lighting fixture that evokes the shape and grace of the […]

3-D Apple Watch Flowers Make for Impressive Display – Commercial Interior Design News

Via www.wallpaper.com All photos courtesy of wallpaper.com While the 2-D treatment of a 3-D subject is a common occurrence, the reverse is often an event. Selfridge’s windows in London offer such a visual event to passers-by and Apple aficionados. Inspired by the UI design of the Apple Watch, the store displays a collection of eye-catching […]

White Net Façade Attracts Costumers with Unique Design – Commercial Interior Design News

Via contemporist.com Designers: Keiichiro Sako and Takeshi Ishizaka (SAKO Architects) All photos courtesy of Koji Fujii / Nacasa & Partners Inc. Romanticism is a women’s clothing store in Hangzhou, only one of 500 that the brand has scattered over China, and its flagship store. Unique and unexpected, its exterior and interior design succeed in attracting […]

Eye-catching Façade Introduces Creative Concept Store – Commercial Interior Design News

Via weburbanist.com Designer: Geoff Tsui All photos courtesy of Geoff Tsui A daring geometrical structure and vivid color is a winning combination for a storefront meant to draw potential customers’ attention. This is exactly what the façade of a gift and gadget store in Hong Kong does. Yellow and modern, it flaunts an easy-to-spot and hard-to-forget […]

Shoe Store Façade Is a Tourist Attraction for Art Lovers – Commercial Interior Design News

Photos courtesy of melissa.com.br. Galeria Melissa in São Paulo offers an intriguing façade and a surprise for those unfamiliar with the place. A shoe store with an uncommon selling presentation, Galeria Melissa has a front worthy of an art gallery. Those who enter the building expecting art pieces find an equally intriguing interior. Yet this is just […]

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Precision and Art in Baccarat’s Store Façade – Commercial Interior Design News

Via architecturaldigest.com Designer: Rafael de Cárdenas Ltd./Architecture at Large A façade that sets the mood and tells a story is an important part in building brand awareness. Before entering the Baccarat crystal flagship store in Manhattan, customers get a sense of the luxury and craftsmanship inside with a single glance at the exquisite store front.   […]

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Store Façade With 3-D Design Uses Innovative Material – Commercial Interior Design News

Via contemporist.com Designer: Zara Estudio All photos: Marc Wilson With a modern, almost futuristic appearance, the façade of the Zara store at Westfield London is in no need of character. Replacing the customary rectangular look with a daring geometric design, the façade stands up as a veritable piece of modern architectural art. Designer Zara Estudio and fabricators […]

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Swarovski Store Amazes with Crystal Facade – Commercial Interior Design News

Via dezeen.com Designer: Tokujin Yoshioka All photos courtesy of dezeen.com Those who are looking for some sparkle in the Swarovski store of Ginza, Tokyo, get it even before they set foot in the building. The store welcomes its patrons with a cascade of “crystals” right above the entrance, a perfect introduction to a place that sells […]

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Design and Interior of an Iconic Atomium in Brussels – Commercial Interior Design News

Photo of the interior – courtesy of www.dwell.com Built for the World Fair that took place in Brussels in 1958, the Atomium in Brussels has become the city’s most iconic building and an extraordinary example of international brand image. A large metal reproduction of an iron crystal, the structure is 165 billion times larger than […]

The World’s First UFO Hotel Starts Taking Shape – Commercial Interior Design News

Via hospitalitydesign.com and kickstarter.com Photos courtesy of hospitalitydesign.com and nbclosangeles.com Those who have ever dreamt of getting on the board of a UFO might soon get the chance to do it, no alien befriending necessary. This is because Luis Ramallo, the successful entrepreneur behind Nevada’s Alien Fresh Jerky is bent on building an outer space-themed hotel […]

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Bubble Hotel With Panoramic Views for Nature Lovers – Commercial Interior Design News

Via weather.comAll photos courtesy of weather.com For the stargazer or nature lover who also happens to be a lover of comfort, the Attrap’Rêves Hotel in France (www.attrap-reves.com) is a perfect match. With several locations across the country, the hotel takes the concept of “room” to a whole new level and offers its guests a 360-degree view. Sky […]

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning in Restaurants or at Home – Commercial Interior Design News

Via www.organicconsumers.org Commercial cleaners are quick and powerful, but they come with a hefty health and environmental price. The dangers they pose are sometimes little known and other times ignored for the sake of convenience, especially when used in commercial sites where efficiency is key and cleanliness a deal maker or breaker. However, studies show that, […]

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Eco-Friendly Food Containers are Great for a Restaurant Branding – Commercial Interior Design News

Photos via Kavis News, PacknWood Beginning with the summer of 2015, New York restaurant businesses will be banned from using plastic foam food containers, cups and plates. New York is not the first city to adopt such a measure. San Francisco, Seattle and Minneapolis among others already have such laws in place. More cities are likely […]

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Restaurant Interior Uses Unexpected Recycled Materials – Commercial Interior Design News

Via treehugger.comDesigner: Nancy Robbins Design StudioPhotos via treehugger.com When it comes to restaurant design, “eco-friendly” means more than just finding ways to preserve energy. It means that the use of recycled materials can play a huge part in the conception of the interior. Barcelona-based Nancy Robbins Design Studio took this idea and created a beautiful space for […]

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Repurposed Materials Give Restaurant Some Flair – Commercial Interior Design News

Via www.remodelista.comDesigner: Alex MeyersPhotos via remodelista.com In restaurant design, repurposing materials is not only environmentally minded, but may also give you an edge. At least that is what the popularity of the Colonie restaurant suggests. Located on a strip of Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, New York, Colonie is an attractive dining option for residents and tourists. Granted, […]

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World’s First Bioplastic Chair Is Entirely Recyclable – Commercial Interior Design News

Via www.treehugger.comDesigner: Jean Louis IratzokiAll photos courtesy © Jean Louis Iratzoki & Alki In order to take the feeling of guilt out of sitting, French designer Jean Louis Iratzoki (http://www.iratzoki.com) introduces Kuskoa Bi, the world’s first bioplastic chair. This unique piece was designed for Alki, a Basque Country furniture manufacturer with a vision. According to its creator, the […]

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IKEA Introduces the Wireless Charging Furniture – Commercial Interior Design News

Via treehugger.comDesigner: IKEAAll photos courtesy IKEA In today’s hi-tech world, charging phones is the 21st-century modern chore, the constant item on every to-do list, the task required to ensure that conversations are not cut off and that people are able to connect. It comes with tangled wires, misplaced chargers and random nuisances when the task is overlooked. Following […]

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Multifunctional Transformer Chair is a Rowing Machine – Commercial Interior Design News

Via treehugger.comDesigner: Steven M. JohnsonAll photos courtesy © Steven M.Johnson For those who like to mix tasteful decor with athletic enthusiasm, the resourceful inventor Steven M. Johnson created the Covert Gym, the world’s first armchair that allows its owner to row. It is also the first rowing machine comfortable enough for watching TV. The quirky invention was […]