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Squeezing in as many seats as possible means more diners… and more profit. Right? Only to an extent. Psychology is essential to restaurant planning. Comfortable diners will linger and spend more money. Here are our top tips for planning a restaurant layout that will put diners at ease. General restaurant space planning guidelines Basic space […]

Design

“We do lots of complicated projects,” says Stephen Van Dyke, a partner at LMN Architects. “This is by far the most complicated building we have done.” Every musical performance is unique, but they typically begin with an identical ritual. The musicians file into their seats and the conductor cues a lone musician to play a […]

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Wellness Warriors: Six Senses
November 28, 2017

In 2012, Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, the pioneering back-to-nature company founded more than 20 years ago, was bought by U.S. private equity firm Pegasus Capital Advisors. Initially, Six Senses and its Evason Resorts brand had a presence confined to Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Since the acquisition however, it has diversified considerably from […]

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Tulum Treehouse
November 28, 2017

This five-bedroom Mexican bungalow, a sustainable hideaway surrounded by lush plant life near the Caribbean coastline, acts as “a sanctuary deep in the jungle, a sort of concrete and wood bubble in between the trees,” says Juan Pablo Heredia, partner at Tulum Treehouse. Starting with the existing building, which had been built over time by […]

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PMC and BAR Studio Design the Rosewood Phuket
November 28, 2017

Set along nearly 2,000 square feet of beachfront in southwestern Phuket’s Emerald Bay, the Rosewood Phuket has debuted as the first Southeast Asian resort in the brand’s portfolio. Designed by locally based architecture firm PMC, the property reflects the sophistication of a beachside estate as well as the diverse range of regional landscapes.   Read […]

Marketing & Business

In my last post, I discussed why your top funnel content shouldn’t be all about your brand. Today I’m making a 180-degree turn and covering the value of content at the opposite end of the spectrum: content that’s directly about your business and offers proof of your effectiveness. Specifically, I’m talking about case studies.   […]

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The Gettys Group Designs SafeHouse Chicago
November 14, 2017

Milwaukee’s unique dining and entertainment concept the SafeHouse has launched a new outpost in Chicago. Crafted by locally based design practice the Gettys Group, the clandestine destination draws inspiration from the secret world of espionage where nothing is what it seems. Read more of The Gettys Group Designs SafeHouse Chicago on Hospitality Design. Powered by […]

Interior Branding Also called environmental branding, or even brandscaping, interior branding enhances brand identity through the design of interior spaces.  Design elements go beyond typical decoration to improve user experience through mood and ambiance.  They tell a story and convey personality. Successful companies like Apple, Nike, and IKEA use interior branding as a business strategy […]

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