Best Limited-Service Restaurant Design

Winner: Better Buzz Coffee, Escondido, Calif.

Better Buzz is a Southern California-based coffee brand with a big personality. The space had previously belonged to a well-known coffee brand that uses darker colors and heavy wood accents in its designs. The Better Buzz team imbued the new design with the brand’s cheerful, cheeky and social-media-friendly branding. The judges felt “the team did a great job transforming the space” and added “lightness, freshness and new energy” to a formerly dark space. It was a “huge transformation” and they especially “loved the small retail display.”

Images courtesy of Haley Hill Photography

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