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 […]

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 […]

Making a good impression even before customers have a chance to enter your restaurant or store may help redirect their steps from your competitor’s door to yours. Your storefront design is as important as your interior, and keeping it fresh and appealing is a must. As part of this exterior look, your signage should reflect […]

If you are a business owner who painfully felt the economic strain of 2020, coming up with cheaper options for your interior design may be more important than ever. An attractive interior is as essential as ever, but how can you do it on a small budget? To answer this question, we put together a […]

Operating a food truck business have always been a common dream of cooking aficionados who yearn for the freedom of working for themselves. When they are part of an established businesses, food trucks also help in reaching more people, marketing services and increasing brand recognition. Photo above via made-in-china.com In 2020, however, adding a food […]

Among a myriad other decision you have to make when opening your ice-cream parlor, choosing between an open and a closed ice-cream case is going to make a difference in the look of your interior and even in the way you conduct your business. If you are undecided and need some help in evaluating the […]

Maybe it’s the fast approaching Valentine’s Day that makes our sweet tooth act up again, or maybe it’s just our old hobby of looking for new desserts to try. Either way, we collected here a few of the latest dessert trends both for our own satisfaction and to remind you that a new take on […]

Looking for fun furniture and finding ways to incorporate it into residential or commercial spaces is one of the joys of interior design. We have recently discovered a few more pieces that grabbed our attention and fired up our imagination. The ones below are just a few examples of furniture that can make a space […]

It’s been said many times that painting your walls is one of the easiest and surest ways to completely change the look of your residential or commercial space. While color is the most important decision you’ll make when choosing from the many types of paint available, this is only one question you’ll face when contemplating […]

One of our favorite things to do is to keep an eye on new design products and get inspired by the ingenuity of their creators. Among these, accent pieces are a fun category, since they are simple to install, but have a high visual impact in the final interior design. Light fixtures are a great […]

One of the best part of designing commercial spaces is discovering new and exciting interior design products. Some of them use new manufacturing techniques, boast new shapes or offer new functionalities. Others are simply awesome for their aesthetics. Here are a few products whose looks (and functionality) stole our hearts in recent years. Photo above: […]

If these last months have been anything but typical, Pantone seemed to have followed the trend and broken with the way they usually designate their Color of the Year. First, they chose two colors to wear the coveted crown, as opposed to one, as they generally do. Second, their choice for the 2021 Pantone Colors […]

Dessert Store Design: Mindful Design Consulting We have recently completed another project – Frosted LUV, a dessert store that serves frozen treats from traditional ice cream to frozen yogurt, and more. In keeping with the idea that dessert shops must use colors to celebrate their products, attract clients and open their appetite, we generously did […]

Water guide in business

Water Quality Guide for Your Business.  Water is one of the essential commodities that exist in every society. It’s also a critical factor in the survival of living organisms. Since water is a crucial commodity, it falls under fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). This means that it sells fast and at a low price. In recent […]

Boba Tea Shop Design: Mindful Design Consulting Kung Fu Tea, the largest bubble tea brand in America, is opening a new franchise in National City, California. Having already designed their Carmel Mountain shop in San Diego, we were happy to work on this project and use the company’s brand elements to create a new, yet […]

Gelateria interior design: Mindful Design Consulting A gelato café in San Diego, California, recently received the Mindful Design Consulting treatment. With a name whose Latin vibes intrigues and fascinates, Cor di Gelato is what happens when a Brazilian with Italian roots and a history in gelato making decides to share her passion with others. Alexandra, […]

Designer: Mindful Design Consulting High-end design goes a long way in making cannabis dispensary clients confortable in patronizing this types of businesses. This was the idea behind the design of the HPC dispensary in Port Hueneme, California. To present HPC’s top-grade products in the best light, we created a high-end interior able to support a […]