Design: Restaurant design trends for 2014

Bold colours, mis-matching furniture and storytelling are key design trends for 2014

In the first part of our special feature, we look at how restaurant design is finally moving away from American-inspired industrial chic and reflect on the next big trends for 2014.

The first step of any design or re-design is to create a floorplan and divide up your space

Design: Balancing aesthetics and efficiency

The Holiday Inn Express Southwark now boasts a 100m² ‘green wall’

Design: Eco-innovation at the Holiday Inn Express Southwark

Unusual shapes and sizes are coming into fashion, such as these plates from Artis

Design: Choosing tableware and glassware

Key trends influencing hotel design include boutique, health and fitness, technology, creative conference space and smaller format rooms

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