Elegant restaurant in neutral tones

The safety and security of your restaurant, its staff and guests are paramount. It is crucial not only to actively protect your property and inventory but also to ensure the safety of your employees and customers. With a myriad of security camera options available on the market, selecting the right one can feel like a […]

Choosing exterior lighting for a restaurant

Exterior lighting can significantly enhance the attractiveness and success of your business, especially during evening hours. It provides visibility, visual appeal, and offers a first opportunity to make a statement. Additionally, it’s important to ensure that your entrance and pathways are well-lit, allowing your customers to navigate to your entrance doors with ease. So, how […]

Social media content displayed on a phone and laptop screen

Social media offers significant benefits for food entrepreneurs in the United States, primarily as a marketing and brand-building tool. Platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter are ideal for showcasing food products, sharing menu updates, and engaging with customers. High-quality images and videos play a crucial role in attracting attention and defining a brand. These platforms […]

If you’re anything like us, the one thing you love about the holidays is that you feel less guilty when it comes to enjoying your desserts. Office holiday parties turn into a collective excuse to dive into cakes and cookies out of solidarity, gratitude, and an all-around sense of celebration. Family gatherings end up turning […]

Stationery items as excellent branded corporate presents

Are you seeking effective ways to strengthen your business relationships, boost your branding, and deliver appreciative gestures all at once? Branded corporate presents are a powerful marketing tool that can do exactly that. However, you need the right gifts to make an impression and have an impact. Here are a few hints to help you […]

Food delivered through self-delivery by restaurant

As the restaurant landscape evolves, many businesses weigh the pros and cons of various operational strategies. One such consideration is whether or not to opt for self-delivery – especially in a world full of delivery apps like Doordash. While it may seem like an added complication, this model has numerous potential benefits. It doesn’t matter […]

Maintenance and repair are crucial in ensuring your building is safe and functional. Neglecting issues such as exposed HVAC units or unprotected controlled systems jeopardizes your property’s safety and diminishes its value, potentially resulting in costly service visits. Access doors and panels help minimize these problems by securely protecting the building’s vital components from unauthorized […]

Documents showing how to create a winning business plan

In the entrepreneurial world, a well-crafted business plan can mean the difference between success and failure. A business plan isn’t just a document; it’s a roadmap that guides your business toward its goals. This document will come in handy when you start looking for different types of funding available. Whether you’re trying to persuade your […]

Giant inflatable octopus tentacle

Scary times are upon us, and they are called Halloween. We are once again approaching one of the most fun-filled holidays of the year, so it’s time to take a break from your busy schedule and carefully consider how you are going to fill your restaurant, store or office with some good old Halloween spirit. […]

Visual merchandising exemplified in a clothing store display

In today’s “seeing is believing” world, visual merchandising follows the same concept. Dedicated to arranging products for sale in a way that makes them irresistibly appealing to customers, it uses the power of visual appeal to convince customers they need your products.  The principles of visual merchandising are akin to those of art. Using visual […]

Beautiful sample of the result of hiring professional painters

Painting your cafe is more than just updating the colors of your space. It’s about creating the perfect atmosphere for your customers, using the psychology of color to influence their behavior, and reinforcing your brand identity through visual elements. So how can you ensure high-quality, long-lasting results that accomplish all these goals? While the DIY […]

In today’s competitive landscape, your products and services are not the only differentiator between your business and those of your competitors. The experience delivered to your customers is just as important and, when happy and memorable, can transform single transactions into enduring relationships. Here are twelve secrets to creating great customer experiences that not only […]

Man in wheelchair in a commercial interior

In today’s world, the importance of accessibility in design cannot be overstated. It encompasses more than just aesthetics and functionality; it is a vital element of inclusivity and equal opportunity. This holds particularly true in the realm of commercial interior design, where businesses bear both a moral responsibility and a legal obligation to guarantee the […]

Sophisticated end caps and display shelves in a cosmetics store

In the world of retail, it’s all about what catches the eye. Your end caps and window displays can play a crucial role in attracting and retaining customers, ultimately having a great impact on sales. If you want to get more out of these elements, consider these professional tips and tricks to maximize the potential […]

Bubble tea interior with modern furniture

Purchasing a new business can be exciting. You can now be your own boss, work your own hours, and turn your commercial space into something uniquely you. As exciting as business ownership is, it can also come with many unexpected costs – especially in the early days. The more of these you are aware of, […]

Using Temperature Control to Make Your Store Comfortable

When customers walk into your retail store, they’re not just looking for products; they’re looking for an experience. Everything from the layout to lighting to general vibes shapes their perception of your brand. One often overlooked factor is the temperature within your retail space. Is your store too cold for customer comfort? Could the temperature […]

Chef cooking in a restaurant kitchen

When you are starting your adventure in restaurant design and ownership, remember that your project involves much more than just creating a beautiful space. Restaurant design also requires meticulous attention to health and building codes, which may put a damper on your enthusiasm.  However, these regulations serve to protect the well-being and safety of both […]

Customized design details for small dessert shop

Wondering how you can make the modest square footage of your small shop or restaurant work for you? Far from limiting what you can do, a small space can actually make you think creatively and end up working to your advantage. Yes, a small space can be a challenge, but it’s not a reason to […]

Struggling to fill server positions in your restaurant? Enter the LG CLOi ServeBot that ends your search and automates your dining area. Developed by LG Electronics and named one of the TIME’s list of Best Inventions of 2022, this new restaurant serving robot can transform and simplify your restaurant operations by lightening the workload of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]