November 4, 2016

Shea Links: November

[vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=”” type=”full_width” height=”” columns_height=”normal_height”][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]At Shea, we pride ourselves on staying on top of what’s happening in design news. It helps us keep tabs on what’s fresh, inspiring, and happening in the world—and we make a few headlines of our own, too. Here are some recent articles delving into design, experience, and what’s buzzing in our community:

“30 of the Country’s Top new Hotel Projects of 2016” – American City Business Journals:
A roundup and slideshow of 30 of the most-buzzed-about new hotels in the US

“Form + Function: Private Dining Rooms” – restaurant development + design:
A guide to how to approach private dining spaces, and what factors make for successful ones

“Indian Flavors, Asian Noodles, Goat Top 2017 Trends” – Restaurant Hospitality:
An annual list of food and dining trends for 2017, featuring Indian cuisine, noodles, and goat at the top

Shea Ink – Fall:
A special travel edition of our newsletter, revealing what inspires us and how we put it to use in design

“What Quick Serves Should Learn from Celeb Chefs” – QSR magazine:
A handful of lessons that can be learned from quick-services spots and food halls run by celebrity and prominent chefs

“Hospitality Checks In To Hospitals (At Last)” – Metropolis:
Five hospital design projects that focus on making rooms and common areas more hotel-like and hospitable

“How to Win Over the Baby Boomer” – Nation’s Restaurant News:
An article focusing on baby boomers without kids, the highest users of full-service restaurants—where they spend their money, why, and how to draw them in

“Two-Day Towns: Twin Cities” – Shea:
A roundup of our favorite Twin Cities places to eat, play, and shop

“Retail Trend: Clicks to Bricks” – Design Retail:
How online-only retailers can adapt their brands to create compelling brick-and-mortar stores

“Design Leveraged” – IIDA:
An article from the International Interior Design Association focusing on the importance of workplace design on employees’ morale and productivity, including survey data and case studies[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]