Shea Links: September

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:

Summer Shea Ink:
Brand-new Summer 2018 edition of Shea Ink

“Four Key Dining Trends that Impact Design” – Restaurant Development + Design:
A breakdown of trends from a culinary strategist (regarding health/wellness, convenience, social media, and technology) that influence how restaurant designers work today

“Designing the Workplace for Every Generation” – Work Design:
With employees spanning the generations from Boomers to Gen Z, a look at how design firms can create spaces that appeal to everyone

“Popol Vuh Brings Haute Mexican Cuisine to a Hot Space” – Shea:
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal’s Hot Spots piece on Popol Vuh

“From Coffee to Cocktails: Balancing Two Daypart Extremes” – Restaurant Development + Design:
A look at three all-day restaurants, detailing how they shift between dayparts to cater to diner needs while feeling warm and welcoming all day long

“A Push to Modernize Airports to Fuel More Shopping” – New York Times:
The initiative airports are taking to differentiate themselves by way of retail, some outside security terminals to better-integrate the airport into the community

“Rose Street Patisserie Opens on the St. Paul Side of the River” – Shea:
News on the long-awaited opening of Rose Street Patisserie’s St. Paul location

“The Elite Way to Network: These Hip Hotels’ Private Clubs” – Wall Street Journal:
How hotels around the world are embracing the notions of privilege and exclusivity with private clubs that serve as both social and work spaces

“Why Office Design is Changing So Fast” – Commercial Real Estate:
An examination of emerging workplace trends regarding integration and flexibility, and why office design is always in an experimental phase

“Lat 14 Asian Eatery Shines in Previews” – Shea:
A roundup of preview news on Lat 14 Asian Eatery in Golden Valley, opening next week