Cafe design in refreshing bright colors

Located in beautiful La Jolla, California, with its spectacular rugged coastline and vast ocean views, The 20 Boba Tea shop has everything going for it to become a cool hotspot for friends who want to catch up over a delicious treat. To be in tune with the happy vibes of its location, we came up […]

Takeaway packaging is more important than many companies give it credit for. Your packaging isn’t just a way to get your products to your customers. The packaging that you use keeps your products safe, warm in the case of hot food, well presented, and hygienic. It also stops leaks, protecting other products and customers. It […]

Colorful frozen yogur shop design with pink and purple curved soffits

One of our latest project is a frozen yogurt shop design and branding for a store located in a newly raised building in a beautiful Californian tourist location. Big Bear Lake is a four-season destination for those who enjoy skiing, hiking, fishing, mountain biking or just the view of breathtaking landscapes. Close to both Los […]

Frozen yogurt store design in lime, pink and blue

We cannot think of a better reason to open a frozen yogurt shop than trying to create for others the great memories you have enjoyed yourself. This is how Sprinkles on Top started as a family-owned small business in Elk Grove, California. This was also our focus when helping the store owners come up with […]

Creative ice cream shop design in bright blue and yellow

An Athens-based design studio came up with a creative ice-cream store interior that brightens up a small street in the heart of the Greek capital. Designed by studiomateriality, the unconventional Spoild shop has adopted a unique “drill” theme and an industrial style that goes hand in hand with it. The choice of the drill as […]

Materials and furniture board example to include in branding documentation

If you want to operate a successful franchise, achieving brand consistency across all your locations is a must. Without it, having control over your own image is an impossible task, and the failure of one location can ruin your reputation and damage the entire franchise. One of the first and most important steps in ensuring […]

Pink and gold boutique store design

Uptown Muse Boutique Store Design: Mindful Design Consulting All photos: Mindful Design Consulting We have recently created the interior of a new clothing store in Amarillo, Texas, completed with all the details that make for a pleasant shopping experience. Cindy Andazola, the owner of the new Uptown Muse, wanted a chic boutique shop for women, […]

Kung Fu Tea Franchise Temecula

While every successful business takes hard work and dedication, being a successful franchise requires even more effort. Since your reputation as a franchisor depends on each and every one of your franchise locations, your success has a lot to do with how well you control your brand. In order to achieve this, “franchise brand consistency” […]

Using fonts to create a mood in logo design

Now that you started on your way to setting up your new franchise, you need to build your brand. Part of your brand is your logo – your face to the word and your chance to a great first impression. Being aware of what goes into creating your brand, how to design a logo and […]

PopBar Gelato Franchise

Analyzing the success of famous franchises is an excellent exercise for those who want to become franchise owners themselves and who would like to use the same recipe. So what makes a franchise successful? Brand continuity, brand recognition, appealing interior design, product variety and exceptional product taste seems to be the magic mix that ensures […]

Fun Ice-Cream and frozen yogurt store

During our 13 years in the interior design trenches, we worked with a lot of franchise businesses and helped new owners bring together unique interiors and the requirements of a well-established brand. We watched our clients build their successful ice-cream shops and learned what works and what doesn’t during this complex process. This is why […]

Passage from candy store to arcade game room

Sweet Life  is an arcade game room with an adjacent candy store that offers a complete fun experience to families looking for amusement in Uvalde, Texas. We have recently completed the interior of both areas by dreaming up an inviting arcade room design and a bright and colorful candy shop. While the game room gives […]

Depending on the location of your cafe or restaurant, the much expected summer may be much too short. To appeal to customers that are craving sun, warmth and color, don’t waste the opportunity to bring some summer vibes into your space. Summer restaurant decor can be as simple as adding a few flower arrangements or […]

With summer in full force, you may want to spruce up your restaurant’s outdoor area and get it ready for customers in search of fun and fresh air. From umbrellas that raise the cool factor of your place to picnic tables that are anything but rustic, we put together a list of outdoor restaurant furniture […]

Pink fresh flower bouquet against bar

If you are a restaurant owner busy with operating a complex business, spending time, effort and money on procuring the best floral arrangements for your decor may seem like a waste. However, flowers may be a strong ally in your effort to attract and keep a clientele. Flower arrangements in restaurants can instantly change the […]

Green Plans in Restaurant Interior

The easiest way to completely change the look and mood of a room and guarantee instant visual impact is finishing off the space with plants. The same goes for restaurant and cafe designs, where the green element can become more than just a final accent. Every designer or business owner should consider greenery, flowers and […]

Kung Fu Tea Franchise Temecula

Bubble tea restaurant design: Mindful Design Consulting All images: Mindful Design Consulting Another Kung Fu Tea store will soon open its doors in California – this time in Temecula – as one more proof of the brand’s evergrowing success. We are happy to have been the ones behind its design and to add yet another […]

Our last completed project is Crabby, a small casual restaurant in Richmond, Virginia, that offered us a chance to play again with bright tones and sleek design elements. The owner loves Karim Rashid’s designs, his exuberance, love of color, appetite to create, unique way to bring an interior to life with wide brushes of unapologetic […]

candies distribution company

For candy lovers, Redstone Foods sounds like a fascinating workplace. For business owners looking for a reliable wholesale distributor of candy supplies, the company may be the one-stop solution to their search. Today, we talked to Jim Woods, territory manager at Redstone Foods, about the company’s past and present. As the largest wholesaler in the […]

When taking great care in developing and marketing your ice cream or frozen yogurt flavors for your dessert shop, you most likely have come to learn the equally important role of packaging. At Frozen Dessert Supplies, the idea that packaging can make a substantial difference in the success of your business is nothing new. As […]

When it comes to the ice cream retail business, George Dunlap has seen it all. From ice cream flavors to ice cream push carts and from store layout design to operating dessert businesses, he has collected an enviable amount of experience in every area of this competitive field and is ready to share it with […]

If you think that Gelato on a Stick sounds like a happy mix between a sophisticated dessert and a no-fuss serving solution, you are right. When Reuben BenJehuda, the founder and CEO of Popbar, decided to bring together the versatile stick and the treat he used to enjoy as a child back in Italy, it […]

After planning on fine-tuning an American staple and creating a fresher, more sophisticated burger version, Yoon Seong-ho, CEO of Fault Burger’s parent company, applied the same fresh vision to the design of this burger joint. Located in Seoul, South Korea, Fault Burger is a fun celebration of everything tennis and a cool place to hang […]

Another entry to the 2021 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards caught our attention, this time a minimalist restaurant design in Hangzhou, China. Created by Damai Interior Design, Ashi Dorayaki submits to the young generation’s appreciation for the trendy industrial style, but softens the raw aspects of industrial interiors.  The pairing of glass and concrete-gray walls […]

Another X+LIVING creation is bringing the world of fairy tales into our everyday reality. Located on the second and third floor of a mall in Shenzen, China, Meland Club is an indoor playground designed for parent-child activities and completed with an out-of-this-world kids’ restaurant design. It is the latter that has recently been entered into […]

Kids Winshare 2.0 in Chengdu, China, is not your typical children’s bookstore. While it comes with shelves and books, this is a spectacular multi-functional space that brings kids and parents together in learning, playing, dining and shopping. The dining and amusement areas have recently been entered into the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2021 competition […]

Via interiordesign.net Restaurant interior designer: Llamazares Pomés Arquitectura All photos: José Hevia One of the entries to the Restaurant & Bar Design Award 2021 competition is a throwback to the popular Flash Flash restaurant in Barcelona, designed by Federico Correa and Alfonso Milá in 1971. Keeping the “Flash” girl theme but putting a new a […]

Office design: Mindful Design Consulting Lighting: Tazz Lighting We have recently completed the WestPac Wealth Partners office design for the company’s new San Diego location. This was a major project, consisting of multiple conference rooms, office and executive office, cubicle areas, theatre, break room, lobby and restrooms. While we brought all these areas together under […]

Today more than ever, keeping up with the times in the restaurant and retail business is a job in itself. Tastes change from one year to another, generational divides make it harder to appeal to a vague audience, and neighboring businesses are always up to something new that keeps you on your toes. In this […]

One of the easiest ways to entirely changed the look of your restaurant, bar or dessert shop is to update your seating. While this change creates the most impact for the cost of one or two decisions you have to make, the investment is substantial. That is why you should carefully choose your chairs to […]