Elegant porcelain flooring for charming modern restaurant

When building or updating your business, choosing your flooring is one of the less glamorous, but most important parts of your design. It’s true that the look of your floors will have a great impact on the overall look of your restaurant or store. But this is not all: The quality of your floors will […]

Restaurant interior with orange and red accents

Fusion restaurant design: Mindful Design Consulting All photos: Mindful Design Consulting Curry Fusion is a restaurant in Texas that brings together elements and dishes from different cultures into flavorful culinary creations. The flavor and warmth of these dishes inspired us to create a restaurant interior that is a visual expression of these two attributes. We […]

Shawarma restaurant interior design with orange accent wall

As one of the most popular restaurants in San Diego, California, Shawarma Guys had lots going for it. An interior that measured up to the quality of its food and the stellar customer reviews was the next thing on its list. We happily obliged and came up with a shawarma restaurant interior design that makes […]

Black-and-white wallpaper that appeals to Instagrammers

In the last decade, a new reality gradually became clear: Restaurant designers have to re-evaluate the way they create their interiors, and pay attention to their appeal to social media users. With a large number of customers choosing dining venues based on their online presence, and with the constant hunt for the next best Instagram […]

Donut wallpaper for social media wall in restaurant

One of the easiest ways to encourage your customers to take out their phones and share pictures of your restaurant is to provide them with a flashy mural against which they can immortalize themeselves. Creating a social media wall with easy-to-apply wallpaper is a perfect solution when considering your artistic options. Given the impressive selection […]

White coat racks shaped as trees

Every now and then, a designer comes up with a novel furniture idea that sparks the imagination of those who create and decorate commercial interiors. Some of these furniture pieces use surprising materials, others come in unexpected shapes, and many offer ingenious solutions to common problems. And then, there are some that are simply fun. […]

4-piece outdoor set with cushions on patio with beautiful views

Restaurant outdoor areas such as decks or patios are in high demand when the weather gets warmer. With the right outdoor furniture, they can become an extension of your restaurant’s seating area and provide a place for your customers to relax and socialize while enjoying the sun, the fresh air and the views. When shopping […]

Elegant gold-frame lighting in restaurant design

Since you have to consider lighting when designing or updating your restaurant, why not use the opportunity to make a statement and make your light fixtures work harder for you? Instead of simply picking your light pieces based on their shape, color or your personal preferences, think outside the box and bring in fixtures that […]

Green nature-inspired wallpaper in restaurant

If you want to make the most of your space when designing your restaurant interior, drop the paint and take a minute to think outside the box. While painting your walls is a cheap way to fill them with color, it’s sometimes also a lost opportunity. Surrounding your customers from all sides, walls are the […]

Gray ceiling clouds in elegant restaurant design

As a restaurant owner, you owe it to yourself to use every inch of your space to appeal to your customers. Many times, ceilings are underused or allowed to slip into visual anonimity. However, their design potential is extraordinary. Uninterrupted by furniture or functional structures, ceilings offer you a vast background against which you can […]

Using plants for green walls and dividers in restaurant design

If you are looking for one simple change that could give your restaurant or cafe a fresher look, but you don’t have the budget for major upgrades, consider plants. Whether in residential or commercial interiors, plants bring in something that no other type of decor does: They respond to the instinctive human search for shelter, […]

Blue and neutral boba tea cafe design

One of our most recent projects is a boba tea cafe design that we completed for Urban Bubble in San Diego, California. Urban Bubble is a new boba tea brand created in response to the popularity of the trendy Taiwanese beverage. The cafe owners added an existing hotdog franchise to the store to turn it […]

Close-up of light wood floors

You might think that restaurants do not need hardwood flooring. After all, they are sometimes short-lived businesses, and the floors could get dirty or scratched up quite easily. However, if you have ever visited an upscale restaurant in your area, chances are you noticed its beautiful hardwood floors. This is because wood is an excellent […]

Unique counter with fun dripping counter pattern

Teaching kids to appreciate good food is best done in a beautiful environment where all senses are engaged. At least this is what Yummy, a kids restaurant in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, seems to convey. Brought to life by the Ukraine-based VYMIR Design Studio, Yummy is a place for both children and adults to enjoy the good […]

Pink shelf and blue upholstery in restaurant dining area

Dressed up in bubblegum pink and royal blue, Dijon restaurant in Almaty, Kazakhstan makes color and visual contrast its winning allies. Designed by Almaty-based architectural group and consultancy Lenz / Architects, this French dining venue brings together elements that are soft and rough, raw and sophisticated, industrial and modern. This unlikely combination makes each detail […]

Modern Restrooms Design Trends

If you’re opening a restaurant, one of the most challenging rooms for a restaurant owner to design is the restroom. A bathroom must be both visually appealing and functional. If it lacks in either area, restaurant patrons can be deterred from returning. One of the best ways to source inspiration for your restaurant’s bathroom’s design […]

Takeaway packaging is more important than many companies give it credit for. Your packaging isn’t just a way to get your products to your customers. The packaging that you use keeps your products safe, warm in the case of hot food, well presented, and hygienic. It also stops leaks, protecting other products and customers. It […]

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 […]

Depending on the location of your cafe or restaurant, the much expected summer may be much too short. To appeal to customers that are craving sun, warmth and color, don’t waste the opportunity to bring some summer vibes into your space. Summer restaurant decor can be as simple as adding a few flower arrangements or […]

With summer in full force, you may want to spruce up your restaurant’s outdoor area and get it ready for customers in search of fun and fresh air. From umbrellas that raise the cool factor of your place to picnic tables that are anything but rustic, we put together a list of outdoor restaurant furniture […]

Pink fresh flower bouquet against bar

If you are a restaurant owner busy with operating a complex business, spending time, effort and money on procuring the best floral arrangements for your decor may seem like a waste. However, flowers may be a strong ally in your effort to attract and keep a clientele. Flower arrangements in restaurants can instantly change the […]

Green Plans in Restaurant Interior

The easiest way to completely change the look and mood of a room and guarantee instant visual impact is finishing off the space with plants. The same goes for restaurant and cafe designs, where the green element can become more than just a final accent. Every designer or business owner should consider greenery, flowers and […]

Boba tea shop interior with large wall graphics

Bubble tea restaurant design: Mindful Design Consulting All images: Mindful Design Consulting Another Kung Fu Tea store will soon open its doors in California – this time in Temecula – as one more proof of the brand’s evergrowing success. We are happy to have been the ones behind its design and to add yet another […]

Our last completed project is Crabby, a small casual restaurant in Richmond, Virginia, that offered us a chance to play again with bright tones and sleek design elements. The owner loves Karim Rashid’s designs, his exuberance, love of color, appetite to create, unique way to bring an interior to life with wide brushes of unapologetic […]

After planning on fine-tuning an American staple and creating a fresher, more sophisticated burger version, Yoon Seong-ho, CEO of Fault Burger’s parent company, applied the same fresh vision to the design of this burger joint. Located in Seoul, South Korea, Fault Burger is a fun celebration of everything tennis and a cool place to hang […]

Another entry to the 2021 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards caught our attention, this time a minimalist restaurant design in Hangzhou, China. Created by Damai Interior Design, Ashi Dorayaki submits to the young generation’s appreciation for the trendy industrial style, but softens the raw aspects of industrial interiors.  The pairing of glass and concrete-gray walls […]

Another X+LIVING creation is bringing the world of fairy tales into our everyday reality. Located on the second and third floor of a mall in Shenzen, China, Meland Club is an indoor playground designed for parent-child activities and completed with an out-of-this-world kids’ restaurant design. It is the latter that has recently been entered into […]

Kids Winshare 2.0 in Chengdu, China, is not your typical children’s bookstore. While it comes with shelves and books, this is a spectacular multi-functional space that brings kids and parents together in learning, playing, dining and shopping. The dining and amusement areas have recently been entered into the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2021 competition […]

Via interiordesign.net Restaurant interior designer: Llamazares Pomés Arquitectura All photos: José Hevia One of the entries to the Restaurant & Bar Design Award 2021 competition is a throwback to the popular Flash Flash restaurant in Barcelona, designed by Federico Correa and Alfonso Milá in 1971. Keeping the “Flash” girl theme but putting a new a […]

My Yogurt frozen yogurt brand vs franchise

When deciding to enter the world of business ownership, you have two ways to go about it: first, buy an established and well-tested franchise; second, create your own brand and start from the ground up. Both are viable options that come with pros and cons. Choosing the path that is best for you depends on […]