Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Lefteris Tsikandilakis All photos: retaildesignblog.net Combining contemporary and tradition-inspired elements, Café Mirabilis in Heraklion Crete, Greece, tends to the young, active crowd while remaining true to local influences. The café was designed by Lefteris Tsikandilakis, with the declared purpose of creating a place inspired by the coffee culture in Greece and perfectly adapted […]

Via retaildesignblog.net Designers: Framework Studios All photos courtesy of Peter Tijhuis Large spaces are always a challenge when trying to design a restaurant interior with an intimate atmosphere. Add to this the need to balance an industrial environment, and you face a real test of creativity. A test that the designers of Framework Studio, an Amsterdam-based […]

Designer: Metaphor Interior All photos courtesy of Sanshiera Located in the Grand Indonesia “shopping town” in Jakarta, Shaburi is an all-you-can-eat restaurant that is equally generous with what it offers to the eye. A smart combination of natural materials and a good amount of visual detail create a space that is both relaxing and captivating. […]

pop up tea bar design

Via trendhunter.com All photos courtesy of trendhunter.com If location is a critical part in the success of a pub or restaurant, committing to a specific operating place is a hard decision to make. However, there is a way to test a certain location before making it permanent, and that is the idea behind the pop-up bar […]

Restaurant Interior Design

All photos courtesy of restaurantandbardesignawards.com As the only awards in the world that are focused exclusively on food and drink spaces, The Restaurant and Bar Design Awards are coveted by top designers around the world. On October 1st, the 2015 awards were announced in London. Here are some of the winners in a selection that […]

Via retaildesignblog.net Designer: Robert Kolenik All photos courtesy of retaildesignblog   Fletcher Hotels’ newest location in Amsterdam resembles an upright cylinder on stilts. The roundness of the hotel building posed several interesting challenges for the interior designer, Robert Kolenik. Due to the circular shape of the building, he was faced with many difficult spaces to […]

By Guest Blogger Caesarstone All photos are from Caesarstone Canada Official Website Buying a home is a dream come true for most. We also want our home to look its best – stylish, grand and elegant. However most of us are worried about the fact that styling a home can be immensely costly. The truth […]

Energy Officient Design of Restaurants

Energy-Efficient Solutions for Restaurants. Photo above 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. […]

Airy Restaurant Interior Design at Spring Via remodelista.com Designer: Briony Fitzgerald Photos via remodelista.com Spring is a London establishment that boasts fine restaurant design, complete with historic flair. The eatery is part of the arts facility Somerset House, which was constructed all the way back in 1856. Founded by prominent Australian foodie Skye Gyngell, the […]

echo-friendly packaging for tacos

Eco-Friendly Food Containers. 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. […]

Via treehugger.comDesigner: Nancy Robbins Design StudioPhotos via treehugger.com When it comes to restaurant design, “eco-friendly” means more than just finding ways to preserve energy. It means that the use of recycled materials can play a huge part in the conception of the interior. Barcelona-based Nancy Robbins Design Studio took this idea and created a beautiful space for […]

Via www.remodelista.comDesigner: Alex MeyersPhotos via remodelista.com In restaurant design, repurposing materials is not only environmentally minded, but may also give you an edge. At least that is what the popularity of the Colonie restaurant suggests. Located on a strip of Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, New York, Colonie is an attractive dining option for residents and tourists. Granted, […]

Guadalajara’s Hueso Restaurant Interior Design Provides a Feast for the Eyes! Via www.interiordesign.net Designer: Ignacio Cadena All photos courtesy Ignacio Cadena With an interior washed in white and antlered skulls covering the walls, it is no wonder why this restaurant bears the name Hueso—the Spanish word for bone. Located in Guadalajara in the heart of […]

Crompy is a tasteful little eatery boasting a pared-down, modern bistro interior design. Located in Prague, the restaurant features an achromatic background composed of contrasting black and beige colors. These bland hues set off the warm tones of the wooden furniture and the ornament on the floor tile. The unique tile pattern further accentuates the […]

A Truly Unique and Cozy Restaurant Design  – Romeow Cat Bistrot Designed by Tommaso Guerra All Photos Via restaurantandbardesign.com © Tommasso Guerra Located in Rome, the Romeow Cat Bistrot offers customers a chance to step into a unique, customized bistro that’s unlike anything else out there. Restaurant interior designer Tommaso Guerra has carefully crafted this […]

Smart but Casual Design at of ACME – Sustainable Restaurant Design Designed by Luchetti Krelle All Photos Via restaurantandbardesign.com by Michael Wee ACME is a restaurant where the interior masters the art of being both sophisticated and causal at the same time. This restaurant interior design makes the most of the building’s existing features exposing […]

Intricate Details of a Taiyo Sushi Bar Restaurant Interior Design with an International Image. Designer: Maurizio Lai of Lai Studio, Milan Photos Via restaurantandbardesign.com Located in Milan, Italy, the Taiyo Sushi Bar features a restaurant design that portrays an international, futuristic feel with lavish intricate details all around. Carefully crafted by restaurant interior designer Maurizio […]

Creative Whimsical Interior Design of The Black Rabbit Shot Company Images by Andrew Haslam Via restaurantandbardesign.com Design by Snook Architects The Black Rabbit Shot Company in Liverpool city center is a fascinating example of how a creative restaurant interior designer can unfold his/her vision. With its quirky and unusual design, this very popular venue is […]

CC Swirls Yogurt Shop Design

CC Swirls is an established frozen yogurt shop brand that currently has 3 locations in Niagara Falls and Stoney Creek, Ontario,  Canada. Mindful Design Consulting has created a modern and cheerful interior to follow the overall brand of the new frozen yogurt company.  We selected bright colors and textured materials to make the store an […]

Cork Flooring as a sustainable environmentally friendly material choice. Photos are via US Floors. As issues of sustainability and environmental friendliness move to the forefront, any interior designer should consider cork flooring as both a responsible and stylish option to offer to clients. Cork is harvested from the bark of cork trees, a resource that […]

Designing a great rustic restaurant interior with the help of a designer

Now that you have your location and you are looking into hiring a restaurant designer and getting your new restaurant building permits, how do you proceed?  It’s easy if one of your friends have had a great experience with an interior designer or interior architect, since a referral takes the guessing out of your search. […]

Photo via Pantone website By now everyone knows that the new color of the year 2015 is: MARSALA PANTONE 18-1438 Here is what the Executive Director of Pantone Color Institute Leatrice Eiseman said about the new selected color: “Marsala enriches our mind, body and soul, exuding confidence and stability. Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, […]

Recycled Glass Countertops and Floors — the Most Beautiful Echo-friendly Choice! Recycled glass collection from Glass Recycled Surfaces (http://glassrecycled.com/) are an elegant element of green design that easily blends with virtually any business’s aesthetic and design plan. Crafted from sustainable material, such as readily-available recycled glass and porcelain that would otherwise end up in a […]

Oceanside Glass Tile Made From Your Recycled Bottles. Oceanside Glass Tiles are a beautiful way to add sustainable material into your commercial interior design. Oceanside Glass Tiles are handcrafted using recycled post-consumer glass bottles and silica sand, an abundant natural resource, making for a true green design. The results of this mix are amazing!  See for […]

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 […]

The Oriental Hotel of Kobe in Japan Designed by Ryu Kosaka, Hiroyuki Iizumi, Sachio Suzaka / A.N.D. Photography by Nacasa & Partners Inc Via retaildesignblog.net First opened in 1870, the Oriental Hotel in Japan has always been a gem in Kobe. From attracting celebrities like the Royal Family and Marilyn Monroe, to its post-earthquake closure […]

Small Yogurt Shop Kiosk Design

My Yogurt store opens their second location as a kiosk at the Mission Valley Mall, San Diego! Designed by Mindful Design Consulting. My Yogurt opened its first location in early 2014 with a simple goal: provide healthy yogurt and other treats in a fun environment. Their first location was a success! Now My Yogurt was […]

MAISQUEPAN Bakery Uses Function And Simplicity To Emphasize Its Branding. Designed by NAN Architects, via retaildesignblog.net For a bakery interior, Maisquepan took the road less traveled and came away with an interior that combines modern lines and traditional warmth. With open spaces and floor-length windows to highlight the activity within, NAN Architects have created an […]

The Cupcake Boutique recently unveiled its newly renovated interior design in Stuttgart City Centre. Architect designers, DITTEL/ARCHITEKTEN expanded the sales space by 80 square meters, creating an open and equally inviting atmosphere. The cohesiveness of the minimalist color scheme draws the patron’s attention to the artful display of cupcakes. These treats add a sweet note […]

Dessance Gourmet Dessert Bar Interior Design. This restaurant is located in the historic district of Paris, the Marais. Customers enter through a ground level door of an old, stone mansion. Though artificial lighting is in place, large windows allow natural light to stream into the the restaurant from the courtyard outside. The interior designer, Joseph […]