Professionals are getting increasingly creative with restaurant, bar, and hospitality design. New York City welcomed its first Cat Cafe just a few weeks ago, for example. “Cat lovers and the cat-curious enjoy complimentary ‘cat’achino’ cappuccinos, talk cat health, and learn about cat adoption with 16 cuddly cats,” CNN reported. Restaurant and hotel interior designers, however, do not necessarily need to bring in beloved felines for innovative and compelling spaces. Here are a few ways to breathe life into tired interiors:
Spruce Up (Or Tone Down) Lighting
In order to be successful, restaurant owners should consider some form of “hospitality design.” What does that mean? Restaurant designs need to consider aesthetics, restaurant design trends, and practicalities, such as comfort and occupancy. Diners certainly form opinions based on appearances, making professional, sleek interiors ideal. Restaurant owners, however, should also keep in mind that they need to comfortably seat and serve customers, too. What are some basic for maximizing design and efficiency?
Choose the Right Colors
According to NPR, colors can affect IQ test scores. Similarly, colors can also illicit certain emotions and preconceptions when diner