Customer taking a picture of an appetizing dessert

In the competitive world of culinary delights, the visual appeal of a dessert store is often just as crucial as its flavors. Designing Instagrammable dessert shops goes beyond traditional interior design. It has to do with crafting a space that not only delights the taste buds but also tempts patrons to capture and share every […]

Before your customers can indulge in your sweet treats, they need to find their way to your door. That is why designing great outdoor signage for dessert shops plays a crucial role in the store’s business success by catching their eye and setting the tone for what’s inside. Your dessert shop’s exterior signage is not […]

Dessert bar design in orange, pink and aquamarine blue

In May 2024, residents of Prescott, Arizona, will have a sweet reason to celebrate: Mango Bliss Dessert Bar will open its doors to all lovers of ice cream, yogurt and gelato with refined tastes and eager appetites. The name is fitting: The shop promises “bliss in every bite,” while its menu suggests a large variety […]

Donut store design with lots of artificial light and different light fixtures

When a final baked product becomes an ingredient in the next-level dessert, you know you’re in for a treat. Sundae Donuts, a dessert store that does just that, offers sweet treat enthusiasts more than one way to enjoy donuts. Their menu includes a variety of donuts, donut-infused ice cream, coffee and cookie dough, making them […]

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, […]

Bubble tea and ice cream shop design in white and purple

Boba Store Design: Mindful Design Consulting All pictures: Mindful Design Consulting Boba Spot is a small bubble tea and ice cream store in a busy college area, next to the San Diego State University campus. With make-to-order fruit-infused boba tea, handcrafted ice cream, milk tea and smoothies on the menu, the store is a great […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Via archdaily.com Designer: SK Arquitetura Photos: Marcelo Donadussi via archdaily.com Passers-by through a mall in Igara, Brazil, have no choice but notice the oversized image of an ice-cream cone on the brick wall of one of the mall’s stores. It is a great way to invite them to test the Italian gelato that Gianluca Zaffari […]

Ice cream store designs are wonderful opportunities for creativity. The inspiration can be found in the colors, shape, even the crystalline structure of this delicious frozen dessert. It is no wonder that such shops offer some of the best visual treats in the commercial design world. Here are some with plenty of character.   Photo above […]

Ice cream shop design

There is only one thing better than ice-cream: a well-designed ice-cream shop. Good designers know that, when entering a dessert store, clients look not only for refreshing treats, but also for entertainment. Typically small spaces, dessert stores offer endless opportunities to play with colors and materials and be bold on a small scale, thus satisfying […]