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“The Kingdom” – Fairytale Colors in Inspiring Office Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Adolfsson and Partners All photos: Joachim Belaieff via worldarchitecturenews.com It is only fitting that the new office of the company behind the “Candy Crush Saga” game bursts with color. Designed by Stockholm-based Adolfsson and Partners, the King office is nothing you would expect from a standard workplace. Described by its creators simply as “The […]

Pink Cafe Interior Design Makes Patrons Feel at Home

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: mode:lina All photos: Marcin Ratajczak via worldarchitecturenews.com Designing a double-duty interior that would serve both as a cafe and a boutique – on just 45 square meters (or 485 square feet) – is not an easy task. However, small places have one advantage: the space limitations give them an intimate feel. This is the […]

Eating Cupcakes Under the Tree Shade – Dessert Store Interior Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Lukstudio All photos: worldarchitecturenews.com Trees, cupcakes and interior design may not have much in common, but “The Tree Project”, imagined and realized by Lukstudio, proves to be a happy intersection of the three. The venue is the K11 Art Mall in Shanghai and the inspiration – the bird in the visual graphic […]

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2016 Interior Design Trends – How to Bring Plants Into Interior Spaces

Fabric planter photo: worldarchitecturenews.com Plants instantly change a space and make it warm and welcoming. While the traditional ceramic pot is always an option, there are many other ways to incorporate plants into interior spaces and, at the same time, turn planters into elements of decor. Here are a few ingenious ways to bring in the […]

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2016 Furniture Trends – Chair Designs Go for Simplicity, Durability and Character

Today’s trends in furniture seem to go towards simplicity. Maybe it is the minimalist tendencies of the times and the attempt of homeowners to declutter their houses and their lives. But this simplicity does not mean that function, durability or beauty are sacrificed. Here a few examples of trendy seating options that are not only […]

Multifunctional Interior Design – Learning and Eating at the Science Café Library

Via knstrct.com Designer: Anna Wigandt All photos courtesy of Anna Wigandt Multifunctional Interior Design.  Satisfying its patrons’ appetite for science and that for delicious treats at the same time, the Science Café Library from Chișinău, Moldova, seems to prove that multifunctional public spaces are the way of the future. Located within a science and engineering […]

Unconventional Shapes in Marine-Themed Restaurant Interior Design

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Design Spirits Photos: Toshide Kajiwara via retaildesignblog.net Designing restaurant interiors is not only about building functional spaces with a decent amount of visual appeal. Today, designers often take it to the level of a veritable art. This is the case of the Nautilus Project restaurant, located in the ION shopping center of Singapore. […]

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Trendy Desserts that Bring Customers to Your Door

Trendy Desserts – Chocolate kiwi popsicle photo source: ShowFood Chef The world of desserts is no exception when it comes to the need to change with the times. While in the eyes of some sweet-toothed customers everything filled with sugar qualifies as a major attraction, dessert shops need to be inventive in order to attract […]

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Winn Dixie’s New-Concept Store Emphasizes Excellent Customer Service

Via grocerants.blogspot.com All photos (c)Steven Johnson via grocerants.blogspot.com and linkedin.com To keep up with the times and changes in customers’ tastes and expectations, businesses must periodically reinvent themselves. This is what Winn Dixie tries to do by opening its first new-concept store in Baymeadows (Jacksonville, Florida), with 50 more stores to follow with a similar remodel all across the […]

Plenty of Shelves in This Cosmetics Store Interior Design

Via retaildesignblog.net Designers: Studio Jantzen  and Open Source Architecture All photos: Aker Imaging / Joe C. Aker Following its online success, Rajeunir Black Caviar opened its first retail store in Houston, in the popular Galleria Mall. While the online presence of this cosmetics retailer does not suffer from any lack of personality, the challenge was to translate […]

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Food Kiosk Exterior Design Uses Paper Tubes and Light to Steal Attention

Via contemporist.com Designer: YOD design Studio and Ilya Nepravda All photos: Andrey Avdeenko  There are interior design projects that amaze with their ingenuity and uniqueness. The WOKA fast food kiosk in Poltava, Ukraine, offers one of those teachable moments that makes one see construction materials in a whole new way. The result of a fruitful […]

Unique Restaurant Interior Design Makes Fog an Element of Decor

Via contemporist.com Designer: Golucci International Design All photos: Sun Xiangyu Restaurant lovers may expect many things when patronizing their favorite venues, but fog is surely not one of them. Diaoye Niunan, a restaurant in Beijing, adds this unexpected twist, for a dining experience that is out of this world. Created by Golucci International Design in 2015, […]

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Waste-Reducing Smoothie Bar Interior Design Attracts With Bright Colors

New Smoothie Bar Design Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: IDEI Concept AB / Jan-Ove Sönnerbo Photo: retaildesignblog.net The proliferation of smoothie bars is just a sign of the times.  A more health-conscious society is in search for places where a treat can be enjoyed free of guilt. Such a place is the smoothie bar created by IDEI Concept […]

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Yogurt Shop Interior Design in San Diego Gets a Country Twist

Shop Interior Design San Diego by: Mindful Design Consulting Contractor: Stone Co. Another yogurt shop wears our signature, this time in Tierrasanta, San Diego, a community with a definite preference for small eateries with a personal touch. Heavenly is an independently owned frozen yogurt shop that opened in October, 2015, and offers fresh (including vegan) […]

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Old and New Meet in Contemporary Bakery Interior Design

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Stone Design All photos: www.stone-dsgns.com When it comes to commercial venues, small spaces are a challenge. However, the right design decisions may turn this space shortage into an opportunity to create a warm and intimate place. This is the case of Maxibread, a bakery that doubles as a café, located in St. Petersburg, […]

Vietnamese Restaurant Interior Design Combines Elegance and Good Fortune

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: BrandWorks All photos: retaildesignblog.net Contemporary features and elements of Eastern inspiration mix in the design of So 9, a Vietnamese street food restaurant in Waterloo, Sydney. Finding inspiration in the brand, whose concept gravitates around values such as light, refined and soul, the design achieves a calculated simplicity, very relaxing for those […]

How Modular Restaurant Interior Design Makes Eating Pizza Look Cool

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Brinkworth All photos: retaildesignblog.net It’s all about adaptability in the clever design of the Voodoo Ray’s pizza restaurant in Shoreditch, London. Dreamed up by Brinkworth design consultancy firm, the place is as functional as colorful, combining the angles and curves of simple geometry into a visually pleasing mix. The pizza restaurant is […]

Trendy Restaurant Interior Design Is at the Junction of Industrial and Rustic

Via retaildesignblog.net Designers: Seventh Studio – Kiev, Ukraine (Yuriy Yumashev, Yuriy Cherebedov, Dmitriy Zhukov) All photos courtesy of Alexandr Usanov Metal meets wood, and industrial decor meets rustic touches in the Lucky Luciano restaurant located in Kiev, Ukraine. Designed by Seventh Studio, this trendy restaurant is worth visiting even if only for its hip decor. Underneath […]

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Dutch Restaurant Flaunts Industrial Design with Rails – Commercial Interior Design News

Via retaildesignblog.net Designers: Framework Studios All photos courtesy of Peter Tijhuis Large spaces are always a challenge when trying to design a restaurant interior with an intimate atmosphere. Add to this the need to balance an industrial environment, and you face a real test of creativity. A test that the designers of Framework Studio, an Amsterdam-based […]

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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 […]