Restaurant bars should always stand out. They’re social by nature and therefore play an important role in the social aspect of going out.

In each issue of rd+d, you should learn something. Here are some topline takeaways I got from this issue:

Front-of-the-house flooring not only has to look good and complement the interior design, but it should also provide a safe surface for staff and diners.

Videogame maker ZeniMax Media operates out of a space that is intended to serve as a hub for teams and talent to meet and recharge.

As product options and providers increase across the globe, narrowing down restaurant furniture can be difficult. Procurement can be even more difficult, particularly as globalization continues to open doors to new opportunities and to new challenges.

Evidence-based design is the backbone of the development of immersive dining environments. It helps developers make decisions about the built environment by utilizing credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Either choice can bring amazing benefits to your restaurant.

While some retail storefronts shutter, others are branching out and creating destinations for shoppers. Some are even turning shoppers into diners. Increasingly, customers can take a break from shopping, stop to refuel, or even browse the aisles with a drink in hand.