Colorful Hospital Design Gives Hope – Commercial Interior Design News.  Teletón Infant Oncology Clinic is Full of Colors! Via worldarchitecturenews.com Architect: Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos All photos courtesy Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos Teletón Infant Oncology Clinic in Queretaro, Mexico used Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos as their interior designer for its Queretaro rehab center. The city of Queretaro was […]

Straw Bale Houses Are a Viable Green Alternative to Conventional Buildings Via www.treehugger.com Architect: ModCell All Photos courtesy of ModCell The story may have had it all wrong when it found blame with the weakness of straw houses. Apparently, it was just a design flaw on the part of the three little pigs. A University […]

Bright Colors in School Interior Design Via www.worldarchitecturenews.com Architect: Projektarbeitsgemeinschaft Behnisch Architekten Architekturbüro Leinhäupl + Neuber Address: Am Sportpark, 84030 Ergolding, Germany The Secondary School Ergolding is an excellent example of the use of color in an architectural setting. Located 70km outside of Munich in Germany, the school recently won a WAN use of color […]

3D-Printed Biomimicry Chair to Replace Traditional Upholstered Furniture Via www.treehugger.com Designer Lilian van Daal All Photos courtesy © Lilian van Daal The furniture of tomorrow may look very different than today’s conventional pieces of decor. With a more eco-friendly future in mind, designers feel the need for simplifying both the manufacturing process and the materials […]

3D-Printed Ceramic Bricks Need No Power to Cool Your Building Photos via treehugger.com Air conditioning has revolutionized the way people live in dry, hot climates and has transformed the demographics of formerly uninhabitable regions. Today, the 3D-printed Cool Brick concept is revolutionizing air conditioning. The aptly named Cool Brick was designed by Emerging Objects, an […]

A Truly Unique and Cozy Restaurant Design  – Romeow Cat Bistrot Designed by Tommaso Guerra All Photos Via restaurantandbardesign.com © Tommasso Guerra Located in Rome, the Romeow Cat Bistrot offers customers a chance to step into a unique, customized bistro that’s unlike anything else out there. Restaurant interior designer Tommaso Guerra has carefully crafted this […]

Western Red Cedar Siding is a Sustainable Choice for Any Application All Photos are Via www.greendepot.com Did you ever wonder what is this beautiful wood being used so often on exterior of contemporary slick apartment buildings? You are probably looking at western red cedar siding. Western red cedar siding is a perfect finishing choice to […]

Spray foam insulation is a great solution for any space to stop air infiltration and its side effects such as loosing electricity or getting dust, pollen, or other irritating and unhealthy pollutants inside livable spaces.  Did you know that it also stops moisture penetration and adds structural rigidity to homes and buildings? Photo via: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spray_foam […]

Solartube in Commercial Interior, Via www.solatube.com Solartube lighting at Mod Market – Boulder, CO If you’re looking to save money on an electric bill of your store or your restaurant using Solartube could be a great solution. You’ll find dazzling variations of the designs and applications of this green product. Solartube lighting at Allegheny College […]

Oceanside Glass Tile Made From Your Recycled Bottles. Oceanside Glass Tiles are a beautiful way to add sustainable material into your commercial interior design. Oceanside Glass Tiles are handcrafted using recycled post-consumer glass bottles and silica sand, an abundant natural resource, making for a true green design. The results of this mix are amazing!  See for […]

Earth Weave Carpet is an Environmentally Conscious Choice for Any Commercial or Residential Interior. When you are looking for a new carpet for one of your interior design projects the choices seem endless. There are so many things to consider: durability, look, price, and whether the carpet is made of a sustainable material. If you […]

Metallic paints in three different colors

Using metallic paints in interior design is an easy way to raise the decorative level of commercial or residential spaces. If you are looking for a paint that can make a strong visual statement and bring in an extra touch of glamour, consider the Modern Masters metallic paints. This generous collection keeps you well provided […]

Design by Axis Design Cyberport’s Smart-Space 3 business center in Hong Kong went through a great transformation of the office design. This IT landmark on the South Side of the island has breathtaking views of the open water. Envisioned as a high tech, high touch experience, the design combines the latest in technology with organic […]

The Beauty of Bamboo Plywood and Its Application in Interior Design Projects. Bamboo is a wonderful material that can be used in a wide range of projects and for many different purposes. It has a lot of excellent features that make it a great choice for any health and environmental impact conscious interior designer. Plybam […]

If you are looking for a greener, more sustainable flooring selection for your commercial interior design project, look into Forbo Marmoleum.  Forbo Marmoleum is an up-and-coming, sustainable material perfect for residential or commercial interior design projects. Marmoleum combines the best characteristics of green materials that enhance a living or work space while considering the environment […]

The brand new workspace which houses the Adidas Japan Headquarters Office is a workspace like no other. With a cutting edge office design in place, created by Garde Co., Ltd, and a dedication to expressing the brand and its history throughout the space itself, this company has gone above and beyond the traditional formula of […]

Located in Helsinki’s newly renovated Old Market hall, Story is a cafe-restaurant that combines classic Scandinavian minimalism with a farmer’s market atmosphere. Its interior is a masterpiece of contemporary designer Joanna Laajisto. Story is tucked near the center of Old Market hall, a building long-known for its fresh food market and trendy cuisine. The hall’s […]

Yogism is a series of new frozen yogurt establishments, but these establishments aren’t basic, run-of-the-mill yogurt shops. This yogurt shop designer has taken the whole concept of traditional yogurt shop design to a new level. The chain, which was conceptualized in 2011, worked off of a basic self-service model. Obviously, the self-service concept isn’t unique […]

Take a look at Youghurt, Berlin’s first self-serve frozen yogurt store! Echoing the store’s commitment to organic foods and sustainable design this fresh and modern yogurt shop brand was created. Patrons can customize frozen yogurt, cereal and even waffles with a dizzying array of toppings. Youghurt has built a unique yogurt store brand around eco-friendly […]

We’ve all heard about water crisis and the drought in California within the last few months.  But what is really happening out there above the ground that is effecting all of us here in beautiful California? “The immediate cause of the drought is a lingering pocket of high pressure, a wall of air, sitting off […]

The Foldaway Bookshop was designed to make its debut at the London Festival of Architecture. The book store featured accordion-style, cardboard walls with built-in shelves to accommodate many books on architecture for the festival. Empty spaces on the walls featured projections of films about architecture. The shelves and walls were designed to be broken down […]

The atmosphere within Aroma of Shadow, a cosmetics boutique store, is soothing and extremely relaxing with muted lights and textured wooden panels over the windows that permit the sunlight to enter without the usual glare and harsh contrasts. Quaint wooden sofas with white cushions in the VIP room enhance the quiet atmosphere created by this […]

AT&T’s big makeover adds warmth and hospitality to its store interior design. The nationwide refurbishment adds lots of wood, products to play with and does away with check-out counters. Adding a personal touch to customer relations, AT&T staff members will walk around the store with tablets and assist patrons with face-to-face interactions. With the Internet […]

How well do you think you branded your company? Do people know what you are offering without even entering into your store? Do they feel comfortable inside your premises? What is your future goal in your company’s branding? This quick quiz will test your basic company’s branding health. 1. Do you have a professionally designed […]

Today I would like to share this creative office design of Instagram company.  The design was produced by a talented team of Geremia. Instagram office interior is all about natural materials and history of cameras.  You will see a neat collection of old cameras on a display at the main lounge area. Overall most of […]

This 2Day Languages, a new Spanish school in Valencia was designed by Masquespacio, studio specializing in interior design and communication. The interior branding of 2Day Language School is being represented by a flag that is fused with text bubbles representing three fundamentals of any language learning: levels,  goal and conversation. A tremendous historic value of […]

In July 2013 newsletter I would like to share some of the most interesting emerging trends I see from different designers around the world. Looking at what other designers have done is very educational and fun at the same time. It saves me the time of trial and error to see how certain materials will […]

The Driver, Londres. Patrick Blanc’s new website, which you can see HERE , had inspired me to share some of his vertical garden walls designs.  First time I saw Patric Blanc’s work was in Paris about 11 years ago when it was such a novelty to have plants growing on walls.  I am happy to […]

Air Drop flower pot, is a unique concept that provides a solution on purifying air in an urban environment. The main idea is to use Air plants or Tillandsias species of evergreen, which are the most effective for absorbing pollutants in the air.  These elegantly crafted planters are hung from the ceiling and are powered […]

Hospitality Design Expo which is held every year in Las Vegas, NV, is one of the largest hospitality industry related trade events in the United States. The show helps interior designers (as well as other professionals) to get acquainted with the latest industry trends related to restaurant and hotel designs. This year I took a […]