Interior design is key to expressing the brand experience
The design for Picnic Food’s first street-front shop had to reference previous iterations, in subterranean concourses, in a refreshed experience.
Interior Designers: Ashley Rumsey, ARIDO; Stanley Sun, ARIDO
Design Firm: Mason Studio
Design Team: Marti Hawkins, Intern ARIDO
With more expansion in mind, an adaptable design needed features that would be both easily replicable as well as physically identifiable as key symbols of the brand experience. Repeated linear woven wood textures recall textiles commonly associated with picnics and become an iconic design element for future locations. The communal dining table returns on a trestle base while the lime and watermelon brand colours are present via with greenery in terracotta pots.
Elements of Chinese architectural history are key components of this restaurant’s design
Now opening its seventh location, Congee Queen wanted to incorporate elements of Chinese culture to reach out to new customers while maintaining their iconic brand for existing ones. The seating layou ...