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Get Into Modular and Container Construction

In addition to quality food and a top-notch experience, consumers crave convenience. It’s an Amazon world, after all, one where we can get what we want where and when we want it. That most certainly applies to restaurant quality food, which explains the solid growth of off-premises consumption in recent years.

Spanish-style tapas bar takes its design cues from its Washington D.C. flagship location.

First opened in 1847, the bar has hosted luminaries such as Walt Whitman, Mark Twain and Abraham Lincoln.

Michael Lawless and Keiko Matsumoto

Designers Michael Lawless and Keiko Matsumoto highlight some of their favorite restaurant design trends right now.

Duck & Waffle Hong Kong

Located within the International Finance Centre (IFC) mall on the Hong Kong waterfront, Duck & Waffle Hong Kong is an expansion of a popular late-night London eatery designed by CetraRuddy.

Design Market: St. Louis

From a Space-Age-meets-punk-rock burger joint to a veg-forward eatery with an on-site garden, anything goes in The Lou.

Based in Baton Rouge, La., Rouj is a high-end Creole concept owned by City Group Hospitality. The restaurant, which opened its doors in 2019, was designed by Ritter Maher Architects, which handled both the architectural and interior design.

Bring Nature In With Biophilic Design

Bringing the outdoors in for desk- and tech-tethered consumers, designers are embracing biophilic design for its enduring aesthetic appeal and, increasingly, for its well-documented benefits to the human psyche.