September 20, 2019

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:
“Why Restaurants, Stores, and Kylie Jenner’s House Are Absolutely Covered in Flowers” – Vox:
The influx of large-scale floral and plant installations in décor and marketing efforts (especially in pop-ups), from retail to events to restaurants
“Showing Off With the Hotel Flagship” – New York Times:
How hotel-chain flagships give companies an opportunity to experiment with new designs, amenities, and more
“Shea Clients Centro and Popol Vuh are Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurants” – Shea:
Bon Appetit’s list of America’s Best New Restaurants, featuring Centro and Popol Vuh in Minneapolis
“How CRE Experts Are Approaching Building Amenities” – Work Design:
A panel of office-building experts weighs in on the amenities they see companies craving in complexes
“Why Hotel Restaurants Need to Start Thinking Like Independents” – FSR:
How hotel restaurants can up their profits and profiles by considering themselves independent restaurants rather than an extension of the hotel
FE&S Forecast 2020” – Foodservice Equipment & Supplies:
The annual FE&S predictions for the coming year, including takes on budget, unit counts, and why and what operators are likely to renovate
“Shea and Lindsay Pohlad Team Up to Create The Grocer’s Table” – Shea:
The Star Tribune article and other coverage of the announcement of The Grocer’s Table coming to Wayzata in spring 2020
“How Restaurant Design Shapes the Customer Experience” – QSR:
Three quick-service restaurant owners on how restaurant design adds to their overall brand and food experience
“The Restaurant Trends You’ll Be Seeing This Fall” – Eater:
A conversation with the Eater staff about patterns they’re seeing in dining right now
“Shea-Designed Carbon Brings Fire to New North Loop Food Hall” – Shea:
A roundup of news on the Carbon and Graze Provisions and Libations opening