We’re diving a little deeper into the world of restaurant design to get a sense of how design, and its by-products, can help these hospitality establishments succeed in a crowded field.
San Francisco’s Maritime Museum, housed in the Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building, is an exceptional example of Streamline Moderne architecture, with its lean curving lines, rounded edges, and nautical theme. As prime example of Art Moderne, the building played a large role in identifying a number historically accurate Then, Now & Forever® paint colors to the Art Moderne era.
As a design professional you’re no doubt the kind of who stays on the cutting edge of the latest design trends and design product releases. Design festivals can be an integral part of keeping up with it all. From walls and flooring, commercial to residential, historic to modern, and everything in between, we’ve got a round-up of five design festivals you won’t want to miss in 2020.
When it comes to design, we often think of it as a crucial element in homes, hotels, and restaurants, but curated design can be a powerful tool for medical offices and practitioners as well.
As we begin this New Year, we focus on the exciting shifts happening in restaurant architecture. Taking cues from a wide range of sources — from minimalism and material, to color and symbolism — the trends are ushering in the next decade of design excellence!
Gardner Health Services wanted to transform its downtown San Jose headquarters into a neighborhood landmark, a community beacon and a source of pride. To solve this problem, Gardner hired Artik to re-envision the building’s exterior to more closely reflect the company’s cultural diversity, as well as the neighboring communities.
Some things are worth the wait. Ask Katie Thierjung, the founder of The Uncommon Place, an online shop full of colorful pieces of flair and art prints. Earlier this year, she was “speechless” when Dunn-Edwards reached out about a potential partnership.
This October, Dunn-Edwards supported the non-profit Ladies Who Paint and their female artist-only mural festival in San Diego. Dunn-Edwards had the pleasure of supplying paint to the ten diverse artists who added beauty to San Diego’s East Village in the form of large-scale murals.
The annual spring Modernism Week show in Palm Springs kicked off Feb. 11 and lasted 11 days, offering a host of events and tours highlighting the Mid-century Modern era indicative of the Coachella Valley. As annual sponsors, Dunn-Edwards was proud to return to support many of these events and tours.
What better way to complement Hawaii’s stunning landscape than with equally beautiful interiors? Waikiki’s new Shoreline Hotel, designed by BHDM, does just that. Located a stone’s throw from Honolulu’s famous beach, the hotel’s neon, bold shades echo the island’s tropical flora and fauna and has been dubbed “the most instagrammable hotel in Hawaii."