Pharmacies and Clinics with interior design

Pharmacies or clinics have been increasingly concerned with interior design and it’s a great evolution. Slowly disappearing are the days of traditional looking medical practices, now they’re done more tastefully, all the way down to their processes. It will certainly make me more enthusiastic about going to the doctor’s. Practitioners are putting more attention on

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Inspiration: Ceilings

The ceiling is a great place to feature in certain projects. I find that it’s such a waste that it gets neglected sometimes. An unusual ceiling can certainly give any space a lift on a whole. There’s a reason why we are attracted to places with high ceilings like cathedrals. From Why our Brains Love

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How to Shop: Signage

How to Shop: Signage Number one, what type of signage you’re looking at? Neon? Epoxy resin? LED? Two, what’s your budget like? Three, your timeline? It’s important to determine this as vendors will need to predict their lead time for you. Then comes four, the shipping rates and speed.            

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5 things to consider for a business location

5 things to consider for a business location There are so many things to consider when starting a business. But fundamentally, there are some things which make up the basis of it. After deciding on the nature of your business, considering a business location comes next. What type of location you’re looking for? How about

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Inspiration: 10 Design Sites to Follow

As a creative company, we source from inspiration everywhere, especially from the easiest source. The Internet. It’s very useful when you’re met with a writing block and is a littttle bit hard pressed to churn out content. It feels amazing to see things the human mind can come up with. We are unstoppable when we

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Behind the Design of Hotels

The Science Behind (Interior) Design by Creative Director of designphase dba Joris Angevaare The business strategy of hotels is changing – because the way people use hotels is changing. With the rising popularity of the sharing economy, millennials and digital disruption, travellers are increasingly savvy. For instance, no longer are their food options bound by the

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How to design a new restaurant

“Did you know that a restaurant touches all five senses of the human body? Sight and smell stimulate your appetite. Hearing lifts up the mood, touch gives you incentive and taste is what makes you come back for more. In this way, a restaurant is a place of not only enjoyment but of experience. Therefore,

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Interior Design for Academic Institutions

Interior Design for Academic Institutions We’ve done a few projects for the Institute of Technical Education (ITE College), and was honoured to be chosen out of at least 20 other candidates to be awarded for our designs of these projects (not all pictured). Translating the college’s values of creativity and innovation into interior design is always

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Signage – Tips for Effective Store Display

We’re in the midst of procuring signage which prompted me to write this. Designing signage can be tricky. What attracts your targeted audience? What puts them off? Or worse, a wrong intention. “Much like you set standards for an employee’s appearance and expectations for their conduct, the color, visibility, messaging, and quality of signs also require

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Importance of Colours

Colours  Colours can affect moods and provoke feelings, and they definitely play a crucial part in designing spaces. Choosing an appropriate colour can be daunting, with desired specific energies in different spaces. Using them wisely can be rewarding. What sort of mood do you want to put your customers in? What kind of brand personality

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Organizing Material Library in Interior Design firms

Material Library in interior design firms Not many interior design firms have a full-time librarian to upkeep their material libraries, and it must be a consistent effort to keep it easily accessible and organized. We’re going to implement a new management of the material library and I’ve been doing some searching for some tips we can

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Office aesthetics

Office aesthetics for a more conducive and motivating space So we’re in progress of making our office more energetic. Plants, mood boards and whatnot. We’re constantly looking for ideas to induce a creative and conducive workplace that everyone can feel comfortable in. I googled for some inspiration we could use and thought it would be

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Foster + Partners Apple Store at Orchard Rd

Fosters + Partners Apple store at Orchard Road Foster + Partners recently opened one of their “greenest Apple spaces yet” here in Singapore. With he highest density of trees, we are officially the greenest city in Asia. We can’t help but feel proud of that. It’s great to see efforts of sustainability from different corporations. Love

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