The Psychology of Restaurant Interior Design, Part 5: Architecture | Fohlio | The Glade London

The Psychology of Restaurant Interior Design, Part 5: Architecture

A gorgeous, breathtaking space that diners flock to is every restaurant owner’s dream. As an architect or interior designer, however, it falls upon you to explain that a pretty interior (and exterior, for that matter) is only the tip of the iceberg. Some of the most important elements of restaurant interior architecture, in fact, are […]

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Restaurant Acoustics- The Psychology of Interior Design, Part 4 | Fohlio | Lombard Effect

The Psychology of Restaurant Interior Design, Part 4: Acoustics

Of all the elements of restaurant interior design, acoustics probably needs the most delicate balancing. Too loud and you’ll irk diners who can’t hear each other over their hors d’oeuvres; too quiet and guests will be uneasy, worrying that the next table can hear everything they’re saying. What is the right level of restaurant acoustics? […]

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The Psychology of Restaurant Interior Design, Part 3: Lighting | Fohlio

The Psychology of Restaurant Interior Design, Part 3: Lighting

(Welcome to Part 3 of our five-part series on the psychology of great restaurant interior design. Today’s post focuses on lighting. Stay tuned for the next installments!) Le Corbusier, patron saint of architecture, design, and urban planning, has this lesson to impart to restaurant interior design projects (any design project, actually) “Light creates ambience and […]

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The Psychology of Restaurant Interior Design, Part 2- Scent | Fohlio | open kitchen design

The Psychology of Restaurant Interior Design, Part 2: Scent

(Welcome to Part 2 of our five-part series on the psychology of great restaurant interior design. Today’s post focuses on scent. Stay tuned for the next installments!) You may have heard it said somewhere that you never really know the smell of your own kitchen. That’s fine if you’re a homeowner, but it’s a very […]

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The Psychology of Restaurant Interior Design, Part 1: Color | Fohlio | color wheel

The Psychology of Restaurant Interior Design, Part 1: Color

(Welcome to our five-part series on the psychology of great restaurant interior design. Today’s post, Part 1, focuses on color. Stay tuned for the next installments!) Contrary to popular belief, restaurants are not built to cater to the greatest common denominator. It’s actually quite the opposite: Great restaurants know exactly who their target clientele are, […]

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Your New Favorite Interior Design Tools | Fohlio | productivity tools | Fohlio | specification software

These 5 Interior Design Startups Are Going to Make Your Life Easier

These companies could be your new favorite interior design tools. Sure, interior design is a creative field. It’s also a businesses, however, which means anything we can do to save time translates into saving money. Think about it: Who enjoys going back and forth a million times with a client who can’t make up their mind? Wouldn’t you […]

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