This funky-looking store was founded by Johnny Earle, a 28-year-old multi-million dollar business owner. Known by his brand name Johnny Cupcakes, the owner is famous for making a life-changing decision to drop out of college and do what he loves most – design clothing. His label uses a “cupcake” theme unrelated to fashion to promote […]

This beautiful jewelry store designed by Atelier Du Pont is located on Rue de Paix in Paris.  The store is a perfect example of luxury interpreted with minimalistic approach. The suspended oval display shelves in the store front windows resemble hand held mirrors. Neutral colors and the contrast of matte and glossy textures create 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 […]

Before and After Commercial Interiors

Happy Holidays everybody! The Christmas season is one of my favorite times of year, and it’s not only because we surround ourselves with cheerful decorations. It’s also when I look back at what was done during this past year, and start dreaming about what I want to happen next year. I am very happy to […]

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 […]

yogurt shops design

Today you will get a glimpse of what Mindful Design Consulting have been doing this summer season. If you are a fan of frozen yogurts as much as I am, you will appreciate some of the ideas behind these new brands we’ve been creating together with our clients. Take a look and tell us which […]

Restaurant Design

Las Vegas has always been a place of inspiration for designers and architects.  It’s a place where creative ideas come into realization much faster and easier. This modern Chinese restaurant called Beijing Noodle No. 9 located in a Caesars Palace hotel. As you enter the restaurant, you will be met with a gallery of large […]

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 […]

Cafe Interior Design

Tobias Rehberger, who also  teaches sculpture at the Städelschule in Frankfurt, is one of the most remarkable contemporary German artists. His work is always on the borderline between art, design, and architecture.  And this coffee shop interior design is one of the perfect examples of his fascinating work. For the featured cafe called Palazzo delle […]

whimsical lighting design

You probably have seen these whimsical light fixtures all around, at your local cafe or a restaurant…  I have!  And when I saw one I always wondered who could come up with such incredible ideas. David Trubridge is the most progressive furniture and lighting designer. He is based in Havelock North, New Zealand. David’s work […]

Lumocor is one of the leading companies providing a solid surface solution for horizontal and vertical applications. The rich colors and added textures of the panels create dramatic installations that captivate the senses. The material can be bent into any shape and limited only by a designer’s imagination. The LED back-lighting adds additional dimension to […]

This impressive Tokyo store for skincare brand Aesop was designed by Japanese architect Jo Nagasaka of Schemata Architecture Office.  The new store’s location took over an old shoe shop space – “Milano Shoes”. The owner of the 35 year old Milano Shoes put the brick tiles on the facade of the shop to create a […]

Zara’s New Green Retail Store Interior Design.  This new slick Fifth Avenue Zara store is the retailer’s largest outlet in the US.   The store is over 32,291 square feet and covers over three floors. The shop faces Fifth Avenue and 52nd Street with five display windows over 104 feet. This particular store will employs […]

If you see any beautiful backlit walls, desks or any other surfaces in a contemporary slick interior, you are probably looking at chroma – one of the coolest materials on the market from 3FORM. I would like to share a few images from 3FORM’s projects to show you the capabilities of this simple material.  I […]

This clean-lined interior showcase for Aesop store in Stand Arcade, Sydney was designed by March Studio.  Aesop’s store offers a complete range of skin, hair and body products.  Each Aesop’s store is unique and aims to add rather than detract from the existing built environment, taking into account the characteristics of a particular neighborhood it’s […]

Yogurt Shop Design

By Ekaterina Kohlwes from Mindful Design Consulting Yolick Yogurt Shop is an existing store located in Shanghai which lacked identity in its interior. Today I would like to share what was the inspiration behind this fun yogurt shop design and to maybe show you some of the process we go through during design. We were […]

Today I would like to introduce a new yogurt shop design by Rick Thompon, Newport Beach architect, CA. His design attracted my attention because of its daring bright colors and fresh yogurt shop design ideas. I really like the combination of the bright orange color and green and blue contrasting accent colors on the walls […]

If you have never heard about Suggestive Selling, you probably don’t know how big brands companies have been using the latest Neuroscience research to improve their marketing and selling techniques. This seductively lighted Abercrombie & Fitch’s  store is attempting to lure in older shoppers. I am predicting that the use of Neuroscience research is going to […]

“Going green” is a catchy phrase as well as a continuous trend in most retail and business remodels. Here are a few pointers of what “going green” for commercial interior design means.  To put it simply: Renew, Reuse, and Recycle.  But most important is, going green will save any business money as well as improve […]

This Wittner store by Studio Ginger is offering a sleek, contemporary interior design with a perfect green twist – a vertical garden or a green wall as a backdrop for shoe display.  This is where hi-end store branding offers a place with fanatics shopping experience! The store is located at the Chadstone shopping center in […]

This Freudenhaus Eyewear Store was designed by Aigner Architecture. The overall design follows the idea of simplicity and high quality of the product itself.  Clear lines, simple forms and high-quality materials provide a superior stage for displaying the designer glasses. The futuristic interior concept was developed to trigger interest and curiosity of a younger target group. […]

As you may have noticed, with commercial interior design we have started exploring more dramatic design solutions to attract people into retail locations. Branding became a very important part of any restaurant which is trying to stand out in a crowd.  One of such contemporary movement that I noticed is – “going back to basics” […]

This eye-catching interior of Xing, a Chinese restaurant in New York, was created by Lewis Architects. One of the most distinctive features of this restaurant interior is the colorful ceiling canopy assembled from acrylic strips. There are a few separate areas in this restaurant interior.  Each of the areas is differentiated by the use of […]

In resent years we may encounter a simple dilemma during remodel: to go with painting our space or to apply wallpaper. You have to consider a few things about paint and  wallpaper to make your final decision: 1. Location.  Paint is more practical in high humidity rooms, such as your kitchen, bathrooms or any other […]

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Original text came from HERE. 3-Story Mixed Use Building Remodel in Sausalito Daniel Merriam’s New Gallery One of the most incredible projects we had a chance to work on this year is the remodel of this 3-story mixed use building for the new owner, a world renowned artist Daniel Merriam. It was an exciting opportunity […]

Article by a guest blogger: One Step Retail Solutions In the past few years we have seen hardware transform – touch screen phones, lighter than a book personal laptops, virtual changing rooms and cars that look like they belong in a Tom Cruise movie.  It is certain that the future is here and it is […]

This restaurant design is definitely thinking “out of box” concept!  The restaurant is located inside of an old factory and needed a stylish and affordable concept to divide the spaces into a kitchen, a bar and dining rooms. The MYU restaurant is located inside of an old liquor factory in the nightlife district of Beirut. […]

If you think Gaudi‘s designs are out of this world, take a look at this amazing restaurant design in Japan! From conceptual coffee house, a sake bar, a sushi restaurant and a lounge, designed especially for the unique culture of youth in Harajuku district of Japan, this building came to life. Spectacular oceanic motifs and […]

Your image is your brand which also provides a glimpse of the quality of services you are offering. Tired of the same boring interiors all around you? Today let’s take a small virtual tour around the world and see how some really whimsical business interiors created fantastic brands for their businesses! If you missed our […]

Who else if not Starbucks has become a leader in using interactive displays for their storefronts. To launch My Starbucks Rewards program, the company has installed interactive storefronts at its highest traffic locations in Canada. These interactive storefronts are essentially window displays that encourage user interaction in return for rewards. Offering rewards  is definitely a […]