October 14, 2016

Shea Links: October

[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:

“Experiencing the Everyday: How design and branding raise grocery shopping to new heights” – Shea:
A How We Create post from us detailing our design and branding partnership with the Lunds & Byerlys collection of grocery stores, and how it serves to elevate the grocery-shopping experience

“West Elm Might Soon Be Serving You Dinner” – Eater:
The scoop on West Elm’s new line of boutique hotels, with the first five opening in 2018

“Why Can’t a Store be More Like a Website?” – The Wall Street Journal:
A piece (focusing on Saks in Manhattan) discussing the merging of online shopping and in-store experience, and how the merits of each can benefit the other

“Restaurants Moving Into Condos, Apartment Complexes” – Restaurant Hospitality:
Details on the trend and pros of restaurants as ground-floor anchors for apartments/condos

“A Sneak Peek of Soon-to-Be-Completed Washington Square” – Shea:
The latest info on the Washington Square office complex in downtown Minneapolis, and what can features and amenities can be expected

“Where You Should Eat in the U.S.” – Conde Nast Traveler:
The US edition of Conde Nast Traveler’s list of restaurants that must be experienced. Many of these places have been highlighted on Shea’s We Travel blog as well.

“How Fast-Casual Chains Drive Traffic” – Restaurant Hospitality:
A look at how the most successful and innovative fast-casual chains draw people in and get them to come back

“The Staying Power of Great Hotel Restaurants” – FSR magazine:
How hotel restaurants have become destination dining spots for locals and tourists alike[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]