Instagram Everything! Social Media's Impact on Restaurant Design

Two years ago, a German town experimented with embedding traffic signals into the ground to alert smartphone users of a tram’s arrival. And in England, a borough in London experimented with padding streetlamps to protect distracted texters from injuring themselves. Smartphones and social media are now part of the fabric of our everyday lives. As consumers share photos of everywhere they go, everything they eat and everything they like, restaurants are being showcased on social media, both for their food and their spaces.

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Big Data Drives Design at Big Chains

Data science is a critical tool in everything from site selection to customer retention. 

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Golden Corral's New Prototype Feels Like Home

The restaurant industry is changing, and Golden Corral is changing along with it.

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Avocado Grill’s 2nd Location Offers Light, Playful Space

Avocado Grill opened in West Palm Beach, Fla. In 2014.

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Before & After: Hank’s Goes from Grocery to Restaurant

Located in Austin, Texas, Hank’s is a modern, all-day casual restaurant that opened earlier this year in a space that once held a grocery store.

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(George) Washington in Washington (D.C.)

The first president inspired Farmers & Distillers and nods to him are seen throughout. 

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