Via worldarchitecturenews.com Architect: Bio-architecture Formosana All Photos courtesy worldarchitecturenews.com Miaoli Railway Station’s interior design welcomes the traveler through use of unique cultural design and technology. The interior design of a railway station can set the mood for a person’s entire trip. Miaoli Station in Taiwan displays designs inspired by Taiwanese cultural folk art. This beautiful […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Caroma Profile Smart Sustainable Toilet Systems: Taking Sustainability To The Max If you thought you’ve seen everything in the water-saving technology, think again.  Among the latest green advances in bathroom technology you can find this energy-efficient toilet where water can be reused twice. After several rounds of government-imposed water-saving toilet model attempts to save water, […]

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 […]

commercial interior design trends 2015

Commercial Interior Design Trends.  Learn about emerging trends in commercial interior design HERE. 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 […]

Interactive Store Display Design Allows to Get Inside of a Hermes Bag. Nothing says luxury like the opportunity to experience the rich inner world, so to speak, or an elegant Hermes handbag. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be a pair of sunglasses or bedazzled cell phone cradled in the sumptuous interior of […]

Android Interacts With Consumers, New Twist on Interactive Display in a Modern Store Design in Japan. Tokyo department store Takashimaya, in collaboration with Dr Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University, have taken advertising to a new level in a stunning demonstration of the visual merchandising opportunities and technology that have become available in 2014.  Robots have […]

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 […]

Interactive Display for Christmas – Holiday Store Front Design Designed by Moritz Waldemeyer Everyone loves a good Christmas display. It’s wonderful to celebrate the holiday by admiring lighting crafted by a designer. The layout may be simple or complex. Regardless, the beauty is often unsurpassed on a winter’s night. Moritz Waldemeyer recently created an interactive installation […]

Futuristic office design, how do you envision it? In today’s business world, many office workers often find themselves traveling and working out of the office. London-based design student Julie Burdou, has designed a futurist office that allows workers to stop in and get their work done a few minutes at a time. As an office […]

In our Commercial Interior Design September 2014 newsletter we would like to share a few fresh design solutions for your typical businesses. You will see interior design of a bank, a cafe, a school and a few different types of stores.  You can find this and other interesting design ideas on our Blog. In our […]

An amazing exhibition of inflatable domes – inspiring interactive architecture of today! An intricate use of inflatable domes can be found at the EXXOPOLIS Luminarium. The inspiration behind these amazingly-complicated structures is simple experimentation by designers like Alan Parkinson. Since the early 1990s, designers have been pushing the limits of dome versatility. These showpieces are […]

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Selecting the best frozen yogurt machine for your new yogurt store is perhaps the most crucial step in the process. After all, the quality of the machine will determine the quality of your frozen yogurt. With the right machine that best suits your new frozen yogurt store’s needs you will have a successful and thriving […]

A shop-in-shop store design concept is one where a portion of the floor space in a larger store is dedicated to a specific brand. In some cases, this space may be dedicated to a specific line of clothing or brand of appliances, but in other cases, one store may contract with another to place their […]

By guest blogger Jonathan Sapir of WoodandBeyond Ltd. Wood flooring can be successfully used in most interior spaces, including busy and high traffic commercial settings of retail and office spaces. If you are selecting wood flooring for your commercial project, here are a few considerations to think about. Color In its natural state, most types […]

3 Things Every Business Owner Needs To Know To Develop & Maintain an Effective Personal and Business Brand By guest writer and public speaker Katayoun Goshtasbi As a business owner, it seems there are so many items to consider when running your business.  Depending on the type of business you have and run, it can […]

This is a quick overview of 2014 HD EXPO this year 2014 in Las Vegas.  There was so much to see and so much to do that it seams overwhelming to try and put everything into one blog post.  I will only showcase my favorite products that I found for some of my projects.  You […]

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 Pantone Institute has announced its 2014 color of the year – Radiant Orchid Color.  “PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “An invitation to […]

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 […]

For us who are feeling overwhelmed and don’t have the time to decorate this year, following simple Halloween decors are the best way to go! If you missed it, read our newsletter on Latest Tends in Commercial Interior Design of 2013. You will see some of the ‘hottest’ colors for this season.   One of […]

Typical street of Hong Kong with public transportation. Hong Kong and China were always an unreachable land of mystery for me, until we had a chance to visit it for a project.  The last few days I was reviewing my photos from the trip and realized I never shared my experience on my blog. So […]

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 […]

Summer time is so close!  How can we brighten up our interiors?  I think bringing some colorful accessories into your house or business will do the job.  Today I would like to introduce this very unique, quality Mexican folk art shop located in Minneapolis, MN and also online! I personally have always been fascinated by […]

Everybody knows that we brand new businesses or rebrand existing older companies by designing their interiors, but not everyone realizes that we also design logos for our customers.  Branding a business is a sophisticated process which we take seriously. At the beginning of our design process you will receive a questionnaire from us which will […]

Waves photos

Creative Art for Ocean and Surf Lovers – Waves and Water Photography.  If you love the ocean or if you are into surfing you have to check out these incredibly artistic photos by Shayne Stadnick.  Shayne Stadnick is a surfer and fine art wave photographer based on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, Canada. Well […]

One of Mindful Design Consulting most exciting projects in Sausalito CA has finally been complete.  Daniel Merriam’s Gallery has been opened officially since September 2012, even though the occupants moved in much earlier and continued decorating this dreamy gallery all in Merriam style. This 3-story mixed-use building for a world renowned artist Daniel Merriam was […]

The highly anticipated royal wedding of prince Williams has inspired this chic wallpaper collection “Crowns and Coronets.”  It’s another creative work by a UK-based company Graham & Brown. ” The wallpaper is also designed to be interactive so you can be creative Jazzing it up with ‘Royal’ Jewels – glittering self adhesive pieces. As a […]