Samples of oak flooring planks.

Have you ever stepped into a house, restaurant or store with stunning flooring that seemed to radiate warmth throughout the space? Chances are, you were standing on oak flooring. Did you happen to notice whether it was white oak or red oak? If you’re considering bringing this beautiful flooring into your own space, understanding this […]

Alternatives to high-end materials - faux marble wallpaper

Creating a luxurious ambiance in your store, restaurant or dessert shop doesn’t need to break the bank. Visuals are everything, and carefully selected materials that mimic the look of expensive ones can create the same grand effect for less money. Here are some affordable alternatives to high-end materials that can help you create an impressive […]

Use of wood and greenery in gourmet market design.

At Mindful Design Consulting, we are big on careful material selection, and we have more than once raved about new materials we’ve fallen in love with. The reasons go way beyond our understandable love for beautiful things and durable designs. Choosing the right materials has a lot to do not only with the beauty and […]

Bar counter made of stone in modern interior

Stone benchtops are a popular choice for both homes and businesses. One of the many reasons is that stone is a very durable material that can withstand a lot of wear and tear. This makes it perfect for use in high-traffic areas like bars and restaurants. However, finding the right stone materials for bar benchtops […]

All photos via Have you ever seen decorative screens in a restaurant interior? As one of the most versatile elements of decor, decorative screens can answer many interior design problems in restaurants or any other commercial space. From serving as space dividers to simple decorative solutions for interiors that need some spark, they can […]

From examples around us, people tend to have variable psychological reactions to different materials.  For example, wood may create a cozy warm feeling; metal may make us feel cooler and more intense.  These sensations deeply effect our reaction to a particular space or a building.  Do not underestimate the materials used in your interior. An […]