Date: June 29, 2017
Created by: Dawood

5 Tips for Successful Coffee Shop Interior Design

From furniture and lighting to designing with a purpose, here are 5 quick tips to creating a successful coffee shop interior:

1) Pick A Theme

Before designing your coffee shop interior, it’s important that you have a theme in mind. A concept or theme will help to guide your choices in furniture, lighting and décor and will ensure that all elements work in harmony with one another.

2) What’s the Purpose?

Every element in your coffee shop design should have a purpose. Whether this may be functional or purely for an aesthetic reason, carefully consider elements to keep your design effective and efficient.

3) Quality Furniture and Materials

Investing into quality materials for your coffee shop design will prove to be more cost effective in the long run. Items such as furniture, fabric and flooring should all be well considered to ensure they are durable and strong enough to last against years of use.

4) Appropriate Lighting

Lighting can greatly affect the atmosphere of your establishment but also the behaviour amongst your customers. Lighting can be used to highlight textures, customer routes and service areas. It’s important to achieve an appropriate balance between natural and artificial light to create a pleasant ambiance for your customers and staff.

5) Design For Your Audience

Your coffee shop space should be designed to appeal to your target audience. Understanding your customers will guide you to designing a suitable service layout in addition to designing your seating areas. Both your style of service and seating areas should be suited to your chosen target market.

By Dawood Pathan

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