Elegant restaurant design generated with the help of AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has revolutionized numerous industries, promising to simplify work processes and enhance creativity. In the realm of commercial interior design, AI has emerged as a tool for generating ideas and visuals, providing designers with a fresh perspective. But how far into the design process can AI take the creators on new interior spaces? […]

You only have to step outside and watch how the mood changes as the light shifts throughout the day to realize that the same rule applies inside. Lighting can make or break the vibe in a commercial space, and business owners need to pay attention to how they use its power. Aiming for more than […]

One of the most important decisions you will make when designing your commercial space is choosing the color scheme for your business. This is because color defines the mood and ambiance of your space and strongly influences the way your customers behave. In fact, the psychology of color is a mandatory field of study for […]

Cover of the new Mindful Design Consulting interior design book

We have recently celebrated 15 years of being in business and of awesome design projects with a slightly different enterprise. Having been given this happy opportunity to look back at everything that we created along the years, we decided to capture some of our best project in our new interior design book Small Store Design […]

Neon LED sign for Selfie Wall

We have confessed before that we have a soft spot in our designers’ hearts for neon signs as elements of decor for commercial spaces. We appreciate them even more as an opportunity to use social media to promote restaurants, cafés or bars. Using cool neon signs for selfie walls is one simple, cheap, yet effective […]

Illuminated green selfie wall with colorful accents

Since nature is the perfect backdrop for a great selfie, consider bringing it inside to attract social media-loving customers. A simple way to do this is using green walls to create an unexpected and irresistible decor element. The beauty of a green selfie wall lies in its surprising vertical design and the relaxing contrast that […]

Reflective wallpaper for selfie walls in cool bars or restaurants

Wallpaper is a simple yet dramatic way to create a selfie wall that can help your restaurant, bar or dessert shop go viral. The ideas are endless: new or unconventional patterns, large graphics, scripts, inspiring messages and oversized logos can all make for a memorable snapshot. When considering wallpaper for selfie walls, a unique character […]

Potential selfie wall made of gold 3D wall tiles

As the owner of a dessert shop or small restaurant, you should seriously consider how you can harness the power of social media to promote your business. While there are many solutions to make your business Instagram-worthy, one of the best and easiest way to do it is by creating a selfie wall. Murals are […]

Floral custom art made from recycled acrylic

Starting in the 1960s, acrylic made its way into interior design and never left. Acrylic furniture became an attractive option for designers seeking an airy, versatile and modern-looking material to go with the interiors of the modern world. With no bulk or heaviness, and the transparency and elegance of glass, it proved to be a […]

Moroccan floor tile with dramatic yellow tones

Two of the best flooring materials for small restaurants are tile and concrete. Both can give you an elevated look, yet remain a low-maintenance option at a fairly low cost, perfect for high-traffic areas. The beauty of tile floors is that they allow you to create a dramatic look, especially if you choose bold patterns […]

Coffee shop ignage design ideas - simple industrial metal sign

Whether used indoors or outdoors, your signage is your chance to attract attention and express who you are at a glance. The challenge in designing the signage for your restaurant, bar, dessert shop or cafe lies in its very simplicity: While it has to be eye-catching and self-explanatory, it must remain uncomplicated and memorable. It […]

Wall-mounted paper-roll menu in a small coffee shop

While you are carefully choosing your color scheme, furniture and lighting for your small dessert shop, cafe or restaurant, don’t tread lightly on your menu boards. As the one element that all people who enter your business will carefully measure and analyze, your menu display is not just a functional detail. So, think hard when […]

Illuminated restaurant seen from outside through the windows

When it comes to purchasing new windows, one of the most frequently asked questions is whether to get double or triple-pane windows. Below, we explore the differences between double and triple-pane vinyl windows, their features, and how to get the most out of your replacement project. What are double and triple-pane windows? A window pane […]

If you are a lease-seeking small business or run a restaurant that needs to secure a good lease from a landlord, having a website is essential. In today’s digital world, a website is not an option anymore: It is your pitch, your business card, the expression of your intent, and your face to the world. […]

Icecream in cups and cones

Every year, we delight in following the evolution of desserts, and the creativity of those who come up with new ways of satisfying their customers’ sweet tooth. So here we are again, one year later, scanning the dessert market with great interest (and ravenous appetite)! Old and new dessert trends come together into a glorious […]

Small frozen yogurt dessert shop

One of the least glamorous aspects of designing your desert shop has to do with waste. Grease traps are an additional expense that most dessert shop owners are trying to avoid. So is there any way to bypass the need for installing one in your small store? The short answer is YES! In some instances, […]

Cupcake store window graphics

When it comes to interior design, visuals are everything. While your store may be well-thought and functional, your customers will be awed by what they see. A well-chosen palette and some bold wall graphics can go a long way in winning their hearts. But what about other visual elements of design or marketing that are […]

African-inspired dessert shop color palette with yellow accents

More than any other element of design, the color palette of your dessert shop has the biggest impact on the overall look of your space. But it’s not only that color is the first one your customers see when they enter your business: Color is also a great way to influence their behavior, convince them […]

Elegant porcelain flooring for charming modern restaurant

When building or updating your business, choosing your flooring is one of the less glamorous, but most important parts of your design. It’s true that the look of your floors will have a great impact on the overall look of your restaurant or store. But this is not all: The quality of your floors will […]

In the last decades, consumer pressure has steadily increased for more sustainable and environmentally friendly services and products. As a consequence, the demand for eco-friendly packaging solutions has skyrocketed. Sustainable packaging claims to have less of a negative impact on our planet and makes people feel good about the products they purchase. This is an […]

There are few things more important in a commercial space than the way you use lighting to create a certain mood and influence your customers’ behavior. But considering just the utilitarian role of your lamps, pendants, sconces and chandeliers is a mistake. Creative lighting and ingenious pieces can completely change the look of your interior […]

If you are wondering what next is going high-tech in restaurant design, wonder no more. Here come the Kodisoft IRT smart cafe and dining tables, both products of Ukraine, and tommorow’s interactive restaurant furniture. If you intend to build or rebuild your cafe, dessert shop or small restaurant as one with its feet well-planted in […]

Modular soft seating as a new furniture trend in 2023

One of the best things in interior design is following the evolution of trends. As one of the areas where creativity and ingenuity have a lot of room to play, furniture design gives us an excellent measure of the mood in the interior design world. So where is 2023 going to take us, what new […]

Viva Magenta, the 2023 Pantone color of the year

At the beginning of every new year, there is an increasing appetite for letting go of the old and embracing the new. So, here is something new and worthy of attention in the world of interior design: The 2023 Pantone color of the year has been finally announced – and it is magnetizing. Viva Magenta […]

Simple and modern tabletop decor idea for the holidays

We are well into the holidays season, so it’s time to spread the cheer and give your business space a few decorative touches. Seasonal decor is a great way to show that you’re going the extra length to make your customers happy, but it also puts you and your employees in a good mood. So […]

Ventilation system in commercial interior with ceiling vent

If you own a brick-and-mortar business, a good ventilation system should be on your priority list. Ventilation systems remove excessive moisture, heat and harmful substances from the air. They also prevent the formation of fungi caused by the condensation formed in the absence of air exchange. Ventilation systems in commercial interiors are set up by […]

Bar counter made of stone in modern interior

Stone benchtops are a popular choice for both homes and businesses. One of the many reasons is that stone is a very durable material that can withstand a lot of wear and tear. This makes it perfect for use in high-traffic areas like bars and restaurants. However, finding the right stone materials for bar benchtops […]

Large wall graphic of African inspiration in dessert shop

If you are a brioche-style doughnut lover and are working on appeasing your sweet tooth, Blondie’s Doughnuts is the place to be. We have recently helped the company design their physical location and came up with a doughnut shop interior design of a unique inspiration. The company’s original logo had been designed by their artist […]

Dessert shop in black,white and natural tones

YOBA is a dessert shop that offers frozen yogurt, coffee and boba tea to a diverse clientele with a taste for healthy treats and trendy drinks. We recently collaborated in the creation of the interior branding and came up with an elegant dessert shop design worthy of today’s sophisticated tastes and of the memorable experience […]

Bright colors that raise the appetite in a fusion restaurant

Fusion restaurant design: Mindful Design Consulting All photos: Mindful Design Consulting Curry Fusion is a restaurant in Texas that brings together elements and dishes from different cultures into flavorful culinary creations. The flavor and warmth of these dishes inspired us to create a restaurant interior that is a visual expression of these two attributes. We […]