Dessert window display with appetizing cupcakes

Making delicious desserts is the first step to running a successful dessert shop. The second major step is letting people know that you make them and encouraging them to try your products. Assuming you’re mainly interested in baking and having other people eat your treats, trying to promote your dessert shop may seem like a […]

Acoustic LED light system trends in office design

One of the simplest ways to update a commercial space and make an impact without a large budget is upgrading your light fixtures. This is why we always keep an eye on what is new on the market, what contemporary tastes demand, and what light fixture trends emerge in commercial design. It is no surprise […]

Upholstered traditional chairs in restaurant setting

In the last years, a return to the simplicity of mid-century design and the warm look of rustic interiors has reached the commercial interior design world. Many bars, coffee shops and restaurants breathed new life into old ideas and offered their clients the best of both worlds. The latest restaurant furniture trends prove it: Old […]

For the first time in the history of the program, a new color has been created in order to be crowned the 2022 Pantone Color of the Year. It is maybe a sign that, after two years of challenges, we emerge with renewed confidence that we can recreate ourselves and our world.  Very Peri comes from […]

Colorful pipe system

Behind every beautiful picture of a completed design project, there is a lot that cannot be seen. It’s not just the work that went into it, but also the background on which all these elements of designs are built. We are talking about what goes on behind the walls, floors and ceiling of each building, […]

Colorful mid-century ice-cream parlor by Mindful Design Consulting

Those who have ever glanced through the colorful Mindful Design Consulting portfolio can only imagine that, behind all the beautiful pictures and designs, there must be a creative force equally full of color.  The assumption is correct. Katerina Kohlwes, the founder and designer of the successful San Diego design firm, is as cosmopolitan a figure […]

Close-up of light wood floors

You might think that restaurants do not need hardwood flooring. After all, they are sometimes short-lived businesses, and the floors could get dirty or scratched up quite easily. However, if you have ever visited an upscale restaurant in your area, chances are you noticed its beautiful hardwood floors. This is because wood is an excellent […]

Artist's model visualizing finished cosmetics store

Every commercial interior design project, from retail stores and restaurants to dessert and froyo shops, involves many steps and the ability to work across multiple disciplines. Among these steps, 3D visualization of the future interior space is what helps our clients understand our vision and see the final result before it comes to life. So, […]

Wall graphics with characters and bold colors

One of the services we offer our clients is a Graphic Design Package consistent with each business brand we create. This package is a well-crafted collection of branding and marketing items that translates our clients’ business vision into visual elements. Whether it is logos, business cards, graphics to be included in the interior designs, custom […]

Lighted Christmas present boxes as holiday business decor

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s not too soon to start thinking about how to prepare your business for the joyful winter celebrations. Using this time of the year to create a warm, festive ambiance is a smart way to give your place an inexpensive upgrade with just a few accents, ornaments and decorative tricks. […]

Unique counter with fun dripping counter pattern

Teaching kids to appreciate good food is best done in a beautiful environment where all senses are engaged. At least this is what Yummy, a kids restaurant in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, seems to convey. Brought to life by the Ukraine-based VYMIR Design Studio, Yummy is a place for both children and adults to enjoy the good […]

Gold accents have always been used in interior design to suggest luxury and sophistication. A bakery in Melbourne proves that such touches are not necessarily restricted to traditional designs. A frount counter entirely lined with laminate aluminum sheets in brushed light brass tones finds a natural home in an interior that mixes modern touches with […]

Unconventional cafe interior ispired by greenhouse concept

Drivers on one of the busiest highway in Guatemala City are teased by the solid-red facade of a building that raises above the others, and by the “flying” cars seemingly colliding with the imposing structure. While this may be in itself a sight to behold, those curious enough to stop and enter are soon to […]

Pink shelf and blue upholstery in restaurant dining area

Dressed up in bubblegum pink and royal blue, Dijon restaurant in Almaty, Kazakhstan makes color and visual contrast its winning allies. Designed by Almaty-based architectural group and consultancy Lenz / Architects, this French dining venue brings together elements that are soft and rough, raw and sophisticated, industrial and modern. This unlikely combination makes each detail […]

Metal sheets cover a curved wall in medical office

When designing your business space, do not overlook metal, one of the most underestimated yet impactful finishing materials. Metal panels give your interior a modern and sleek look and are easy to maintain in top shape to preserve the fresh look of your space. You’ll find below a few ideas on how to use metal […]

Fun Pumpkin and Ghost Halloween Dessert Ideas

While we are self-confessed dessert lovers with great appetites for everything sugar, we are even more passionate about seasonal treats that mix good taste with good looks. And since Halloween is just a few weeks away, we put together for you a few simple Halloween dessert ideas that are fun to look at and, we […]

Modern Restrooms Design Trends

If you’re opening a restaurant, one of the most challenging rooms for a restaurant owner to design is the restroom. A bathroom must be both visually appealing and functional. If it lacks in either area, restaurant patrons can be deterred from returning. One of the best ways to source inspiration for your restaurant’s bathroom’s design […]

Stylish bird-cage decals against white wall

With the change in seasons and the coming of fall, there is a lot to look forward to in the next months. One of our favorite holiday is Halloween – something that we have never been apologetic about! So here is our yearly reminder that the time for fun Halloween decor is fast approaching, and […]

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 […]