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The Hidden Oasis

The new Crema Espresso at Pacific Fair is a hidden oasis that is quickly taking shape. The shop fit is almost complete with new awnings, a Crema Kids play area, and finishing touches still to go. Below you will find some images of the cafe. The design of the cafe was in keeping with tropical feel of the Pacific Fair redevelopment. The site lended itself to this feel because of its outdoor location. The simply white and natural palette together with tropical greens give the cafe a freshness. Because of... Read The Rest →

Retail Food Design on the Gold Coast

Retail Food Design Evolution Retail food design has come a long way on the Gold Coast. Food in general has evolved quite dramatically over the past decade as customers become more sophisticated. No doubt brought on by tv shows such as Matser Chef, we have become more educated when it comes to eating out. Presentation has become a big factor in how we consume both food and other products. The saying ‘you eat with your eyes’ couldn’t be more true these days.     Presentation Presentation begins much earlier than... Read The Rest →

Latest Designs December 2014

The end of 2014 was the usual mad Christmas rush to have designs fitted up and the businesses open before Christmas. Here are two projects we designed at Burleigh Town Centre that opened for the Christmas trade. The Smoke Inn This is a ‘man cave’ for males to buy their cigarettes and for women to buy their men male gifts such as sports and car related memorabilia. The colours are subdued and earthy with timber shopfront and joinery and concrete look vinyl tiles. The shopfront display is broken up into... Read The Rest →

Before & After

Before Below is a ‘before’ image of the existing butcher at Benowa Gardens Shopping Centre. The tenancy from the opening of the shopping centre had always been a butcher. Subsequent owners of the business would leave their mark building on the existing fitout. The last owner of the business had done a minor facelift and added new signage before it shut down, but it was hard to disguise that it looked old and tired and in desperate need of an urgent major facelift.   After Below is an ‘after’ shot... Read The Rest →

Latest Shop Design – Pure Envi

Envious Pure Envi at Kawana Shoppingworld on the Sunshine Coast is our latest shop design. We won a number of projects in the redevelopment of the shopping centre and were approached to design a beauty salon for our new clients.         Open For Business The openness to new ideas by our client made it a pleasure to work with them. Their brief was to give them the wow factor yet keep in mind the very tight budget they wanted us to work in. We believe that through effective design not... Read The Rest →

Crema Espresso Carindale Featured on Retail Design Blog

We are excited to announce that Crema Espresso at Westfield has recently been featured on the online site Retail Design Blog Retail Design Blog is an online community featuring the latest design trends from around the world. We are thrilled to see our work reaching an international audience. Share → Tweet

The Split Second Speechless Elevator Speech

      As humans advance and become more sophisticated  in their communication so does their subconscious sense to decipher clues in their environment. Designers are becoming more important than ever as they brand businesses to compete for attention starved shoppers as they go about their day. Technology has meant that our attention span can be measured in minutes or seconds and retail more than ever must communicate clearly and succinctly what they are about not in a few short sentences but in a split second. Branding therefore has become the... Read The Rest →