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 […]

Swiss Embassy, Beijiang, China architect: Erich Diserens & Zhang Xi, EXH Design dasso.XTR Fused Bamboo Decking Bamboo has been a favorite material of any LEED accredited professional or an environmentally conscious designer for quite a while. The most common application of a bamboo is flooring or decks.  But did you ever think to use bamboo […]

Cork Flooring as a sustainable environmentally friendly material choice. Photos are via US Floors. As issues of sustainability and environmental friendliness move to the forefront, any interior designer should consider cork flooring as both a responsible and stylish option to offer to clients. Cork is harvested from the bark of cork trees, a resource that […]

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 […]

Recycled Glass Countertops and Floors — the Most Beautiful Echo-friendly Choice! Recycled glass collection from Glass Recycled Surfaces (http://glassrecycled.com/) are an elegant element of green design that easily blends with virtually any business’s aesthetic and design plan. Crafted from sustainable material, such as readily-available recycled glass and porcelain that would otherwise end up in a […]

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 […]

Before and After Commercial Interior Design

Click HERE to see Before and After Images of 2014 Projects! To ask us questions about your commercial interior design project or to get a free consultation from Mindful Design Consulting, click HERE. Also, take a look at “Branding By Interior” e-book, the only book written on this subject at this time. It brings insight […]

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 […]

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 […]

Check out our Commercial Interior Design February 2014 newsletter! In this issue I would like to share 6 of my favorite most exciting emerging trends in commercial interior design this year.  Click HERE. To ask us questions about your commercial interior design project or to get a free consultation from Mindful Design Consulting, click HERE. […]

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 […]

Any interior designer would be in a dream world in Shun-Shoku Lounge. Its creative design is such that anyone visiting would be moved by its airy, pale wood ans sophisticated lighting. The room color pallet perfectly matches with a lighthearted pale ale experience. For branding design, there is no better place, Shun-Shoku Lounge is composed […]

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 […]