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Magazines highlighting trends in cafe/restaurant design?

kokoko Jul 25, 2006 06:03 PM

Would anyone be able to tell me if there are particular magazines that highlight the latest in any aspects of cafe/small restaurant design (e.g. interior design; menu) or are favorites of those involved in starting up such places? Preferably ones with lots of photographs.

Thanks all.

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  1. Chowpatty RE: kokoko Jul 25, 2006 07:11 PM

    I'm not aware of one that focuses specifically on restaurant design, but these publications often have articles on the subject:
    Travel & Leisure
    Interior Design
    Nation's Restaurant News

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    1. re: Chowpatty
      Katie Nell RE: Chowpatty Jul 25, 2006 07:50 PM

      Yes, Interior Design usually has pretty detailed articles. I went to school to be an Interior Designer, and we used Interior Design magazine a lot when we designed our restaurant.

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      kokoko RE: kokoko Jul 26, 2006 03:22 PM

      Thanks both of you! This will be helpful.

      1. mnosyne RE: kokoko Jul 28, 2006 09:33 AM

        Food Arts usually has a design section each month, with a restaurant or cafe shown, along with the list of appliances, cost of fixtures etc.

        1. sivyaleah RE: kokoko Jul 28, 2006 01:20 PM

          There is another, I think it's called "Hospitality Design"? We get it at our office (architectural) but tend to take a quick look and toss because it's not our specialty. Nice little mag - not a thick book, but does feature what you're looking for.

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