EyeClarity named Australian Retail Innovator of 2015

We’re thrilled to share some news from one of our lovely clients, Eyeclarity. The Australian Retailers Association have just named them Australian 2015 Retail Innovator of the Year. This is a fantastic achievement, and no small feat with over 400 retailers in competition for the top spot. Read more about it here. Congratulations Eyeclarity, keep […]

Din Tai Fung – Emporium Melbourne

In March 2015, Din Tai Fung’s new Melbourne restaurant demonstrated how the company, arguably the world’s most famous dumpling specialists, is leveraging innovative design concepts and space usage, to maintain their market-leading position in the Australian restaurant industry. Famous for their crowds and queues, Din Tai Fung’s new 235-seat restaurant occupies a major part of […]

The Changing Face of Retail & Brand Experience

Consumer confidence is buoyant again, spending is up and even Marks & Spencer’s non-food is in profit. According to PWC, consumer spending growth will hold steady and grow by 1.8% over the coming months, in keeping with the post-crisis ‘new normal’ environment of weaker global economic performance. The trend for creating a brand experience within […]

Clerkenwell Design Week #cdw15

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Clerkenwell Design Week #cdw15

The sun is out, the clouds have cleared and summer is here… well, sort of! Never-the-less with our Design Director visiting from Australia, what better way to pretend it’s not raining than to get ourselves all pumped up and inspired by the latest and greatest design in the industry at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week. […]

Notable trends in the UK restaurant sector

Restaurant interior trends; stand-out designs, stripped back interiors and retro vibes. The use of monochrome is rather overwhelming at the moment especially when combined with industrial fixtures and finishes therefore bold, bright interiors bring life to the restaurant sector. Design Clarity’s layout for Din Tai Fung is certainly bold with colour – see picture above! Stripped […]

MakersCafe, London

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MakersCafe, London

Today the London team took a few minutes out of our busy schedule to check out a café, which we have been hearing rumours about in Shoreditch, a 3D printing café called MakersCafe. Naturally, we will take any opportunity to grab a really good quality coffee in a well thought out interior space, however MakersCafe […]

Retail technology: enhancing experience

Across the globe, we are seeing the growing trend of integrating technology into the service offering within shopping malls, stores and casual dining destinations.  The debate at Design Clarity is whether the technology is actually benefiting the customer journey or not. We see best practice and questionable practice from Australia to the UK, here are some examples. […]

London Design Festival 2014

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London Design Festival 2014

It’s that time of year which we have been eagerly awaiting here at Design Clarity. Now in it’s 12th year, and after the success of London Design Week last year, the design team in our London studio went to check out world-renowned design destinations Super Brands & Tent, and Design Junction held last week. Now […]

What’s new in the world of interior design for retail brands?

Creating interior design for many retail industries such as hospitality, finance, fashion and homewares there are still many consistent trends that are appearing. It is now more and more important for the customer to have a fully-integrated brand retail experience as part of their purchasing process. It doesn’t matter if they are in a restaurant, […]