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Design and Interior of an Iconic Atomium in Brussels – Commercial Interior Design News

Photo of the interior – courtesy of www.dwell.com Built for the World Fair that took place in Brussels in 1958, the Atomium in Brussels has become the city’s most iconic building and an extraordinary example of international brand image. A large metal reproduction of an iron crystal, the structure is 165 billion times larger than […]

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Energy-Efficient Solutions for Restaurants and Businesses – Commercial Interior Design News

Energy Officient Design of Restaurants

Via sustainablefoodservice.com and nolo.comPhotos via sustainablefoodservice.com A brick-and-mortar business generally implies consistent energy expenses. Restaurants are notoriously energy-intensive, topping the chart of the most expensive businesses from an energy consumption standpoint, closely followed by food stores. Finding ways to save on energy bills can result in a sizeable increase in profit margin. A comprehensive energy-saving plan should start with […]

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Captivating Colors in Commercial Interior Design! – Commercial Interior Design News

All the colors in our environment, natural or man-made, are perceived by our eyes and processed by our brain in a few milliseconds.  Based on that information we judge what we see or get emotionally stimulated.  Look at the images below and ask yourself what thoughts and reactions do you get looking at these spaces?  […]

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning in Restaurants or at Home – Commercial Interior Design News

Via www.organicconsumers.org Commercial cleaners are quick and powerful, but they come with a hefty health and environmental price. The dangers they pose are sometimes little known and other times ignored for the sake of convenience, especially when used in commercial sites where efficiency is key and cleanliness a deal maker or breaker. However, studies show that, […]

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Eco-Friendly Food Containers are Great for a Restaurant Branding – Commercial Interior Design News

echo-friendly packaging for tacos

Photos via Kavis News, PacknWood Beginning with the summer of 2015, New York restaurant businesses will be banned from using plastic foam food containers, cups and plates. New York is not the first city to adopt such a measure. San Francisco, Seattle and Minneapolis among others already have such laws in place. More cities are likely […]

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World’s First Bioplastic Chair Is Entirely Recyclable – Commercial Interior Design News

Via www.treehugger.comDesigner: Jean Louis IratzokiAll photos courtesy © Jean Louis Iratzoki & Alki In order to take the feeling of guilt out of sitting, French designer Jean Louis Iratzoki (http://www.iratzoki.com) introduces Kuskoa Bi, the world’s first bioplastic chair. This unique piece was designed for Alki, a Basque Country furniture manufacturer with a vision. According to its creator, the […]

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IKEA Introduces the Wireless Charging Furniture – Commercial Interior Design News

Via treehugger.comDesigner: IKEAAll photos courtesy IKEA In today’s hi-tech world, charging phones is the 21st-century modern chore, the constant item on every to-do list, the task required to ensure that conversations are not cut off and that people are able to connect. It comes with tangled wires, misplaced chargers and random nuisances when the task is overlooked. Following […]

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Colorful Hospital Design Gives Hope – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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Multifunctional Transformer Chair is a Rowing Machine – Commercial Interior Design News

Via treehugger.comDesigner: Steven M. JohnsonAll photos courtesy © Steven M.Johnson For those who like to mix tasteful decor with athletic enthusiasm, the resourceful inventor Steven M. Johnson created the Covert Gym, the world’s first armchair that allows its owner to row. It is also the first rowing machine comfortable enough for watching TV. The quirky invention was […]

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Amazingly Colorful Train Station – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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Straw Bale Houses is a Green Alternative – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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3D-Printed Ceramic Bricks – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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Is Spray Foam Insulation a Greener Choice – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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Water Saving Smart Sustainable Toilet Systems – Commercial Interior Design News

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, […]

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Bamboo Exterior Wall Siding and Other Applications – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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Commercial Interior Design Trends of 2015 – Commercial Interior Design News

commercial interior design trends 2015

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 brings insight on how […]

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Interactive Store Display Design Or Inside of a Hermes Bag – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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Android as an Interactive Display in a Modern Store – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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Interactive Architecture – Holiday Storefront Design – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! – Commercial Interior Design News

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 on how you can turn your business into a market-dominating competitor […]

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Futuristic Office Design Idea – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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An Exhibition of Inflatable Domes – Commercial Interior Design News

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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Choosing the Best Frozen Yogurt Machine for Your New Store – Commercial Interior Design News

the best yogurt machine on market

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 […]

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Shop‐in‐Shop Store Design Concept – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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What to Consider Selecting Wood Flooring – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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3 Things Every Business Owner Needs To Know – Personal and Business Brand – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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Hospitality Design EXPO overview – 2014 Las Vegas – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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Latest Tends in Commercial Interior Design of 2014 – Commercial Interior Design News

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. […]

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California Drought is Real! What are YOU Going to Do About It? – Commercial Interior Design News

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 […]

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Japan Builds The Ultimate Unisex Climbing Wall – Commercial Interior Design News

Space designers around the world, take note! The ultimate unisex climbing wall has just been unveiled in Japan. While wall climbing has long been an acceptable opportunity for rigorous exercise in the Far East, designers in Japan have finally taken heed of the demand by women to design a climbing wall that incorporates features that […]