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inspirations newsletter 28 | SEATHROO rooftop - case study in pictures

  • some of the projects we work on can be challenging. that's exactly what makes them interesting, and we look forward to these challenges. today we'll go over exactly one such project.
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inspirations newsletter 27 | a crowded restaurant is good and bad. here’s why.

  • having a full house is perceived like a good thing, but studies show that it's not always that straight forward. the furniture layout seems to play an important role. let's explore why.
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inspirations newsletter 26 | studies reveal the secret to F&B success

  • for public spaces and restaurants, studies reveal that one contributing factor makes the biggest impact on success rates. in this new edition, let's take a look at what that may be.
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inspirations newsletter 25 | the new Casper & Gambini’s: photos, process, & more

  • let’s try something new. we’d like to occasionally start sharing some inspirations from the long list of parters we serve. let's go through a visual journey of one of our projects, & the process that our clients experience...
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inspirations newsletter 24 | divide and conquer

  • this new edition is for anyone who manages or designs a public space and faces the challenge of satisfying the contrasting tastes of different audiences through that same space. enjoy!
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inspirations newsletter 23 | the table no one wanted to sit at + good news

  • in this new edition, and in addition to this month’s topic that i think you’ll like, we have great news to announce. casafekra® is moving its Lebanon head office (and contract showroom) to a bigger space in Hazmieh.
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inspirations newsletter 22 | do materials have feelings?

  • while the casafekra team is desiging a furnishing solution, it's inevitable to see an energy-filled process around the feelings of materials. I can hear some of you thinking 'but materials don't have feelings', and you'd only be partially right.
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inspirations newsletter 21 | do TVs add to the dining experience?

  • in this new edition, we explore the effect of having TVs in a restaurant, pub, or bar. although it might seem like a minor decision, opting for TVs might have a bigger impact on your F&B business than you'd expect—for, and against, the best interest of your business.
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inspirations newsletter 20 | best of 2014 + 57 real 3D models

  • this is a new special edition, and as the year comes to an end, it's only fitting that we give you the best of 2014.
  • the 5 most-read articles/newsletters of 2014
  • more than a year's worth of 3D models: 57 real furniture products.

inspirations newsletter 19 | can you list the primary food concepts in the F&B industry?

  • here's a new edition for those thinking of starting an F&B business, or renovating an existing business. this is a good place to start thinking why a food concept can be a powerful guide for designers.
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inspirations newsletter 18 |
is your F&B business attracting the wrong age group?

  • in this new edition, we explore the impact that a Food & Beverage environment has on attracting the right—or wrong—age groups. this awareness is vital for F&B concept developers and decision makers.
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inspirations newsletter 17 |
meet the team

  • i believe it's time to give credit to the talented team that makes uncovering that potential possible. here's some of us below from a photoshoot for the back-cover of Commercial Interior Design Magazine. the magazine will be distributed next week during the Dubai Hotel Show.
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inspirations newsletter 16 | DINING+DESIGN series for F&B
concept developers (part 5 of 5)

  • are F&B concept developers missing out on the full potential of their dining experience? these 5 discussions with your designer can unlock that potential.    —5 of 5— the great outdoors »
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inspirations newsletter 15 | DINING+DESIGN series for F&B
concept developers (part 4 of 5)

  • are F&B concept developers missing out on the full potential of their dining experience? these 5 discussions can unlock that potential.    —4 of 5— the essentials of furniture specifications »
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inspirations newsletter 14 | DINING+DESIGN series for F&B
concept developers (part 3 of 5)

  • are F&B concept developers missing out on the full potential of their dining experience? these 5 discussions with your designer can unlock that potential.    —3 of 5— the dynamics »
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inspirations newsletter 13 | DINING+DESIGN series for F&B
concept developers (part 2 of 5)

  • are F&B concept developers missing out on the full potential of their dining experience? these 5 discussions with your designer can unlock that potential.    —2 of 5— the journey »
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inspirations newsletter 12 | DINING+DESIGN series for F&B
concept developers (part 1 of 5)

  • are F&B concept developers missing out on the full potential of their dining experience? these 5 discussions with your designer can unlock that potential.    —1 of 5— the first encounter »
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inspirations 11 | perfectionism is the enemy of the creative

  • “do you mind even a little that you are still addicted to people-pleasing, and are putting everyone else’s needs ahead of yours? giving your life force away to impress.” —anne lamott
  • test your perfectionism in 3 minutes.
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inspirations 10 | why nothing in this newsletter works

  • …and not just in this newsletter. i’m also referring to all advice, self-help blogs, books, and anything remotely related to personal and professional development. let me explain through a story.
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inspirations 09 | why you should fall in love with your clients?

  • why you should fall in love with your clients?
  • are creatives scaring clients away by trying to come off as experts?
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this is the story of jay, a hotel lounge, a man, and a lesson that made him billions. one change in mindset can give you an advantage no competitor...

inspirations 08 | why ants can never be creative: teamwork can kill creativity

  • teamwork can kill creativity
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you've watched ants at work. you've seen them collaborating as a unified entity. a feat of teamwork that's remarkable. ants are social insects and...

inspirations 07 | tunnel vision vs. imagination: a designer's cheat sheet

  • can your workplace be killing you or costing you your creativity?
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an uncontrollable cough wakes you at night. you look to your side and see your wife coughing too. it takes you a moment to realize that you're...

inspirations 06 | a day
in the life of naim:

  • how casafekra designs for social interaction in public spaces
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naim wakes up to the soft touch of his wife. she whispers in his ear: ‘i love you.’ that’s the 1st of four levels of social interaction: our intimate space.

inspirations 05 | emotional
intelligence & design.

  • does emotional intelligence make you a better designer?
  • 3 big questions to ask about your audience
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"customers buy on emotion and then justify with logic." —F.C. Buck Rogers

inspirations 04 | stuck?
try an elastic process.

  • don't know where to start? try an elastic process.
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often you can't see a solution to your problem. sometimes you can't even see the problem. here i share with you my own elastic process that has...

inspirations 03 | stuck in this maze?
3 ways to get unstuck.

  • stuck in this maze? 3 ways to get unstuck.
  • post-inspiration syndrome?
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you probably know exactly what it feels like to be stuck in a maze. not because you've actually been in a maze. but because you've had a...

inspirations 02 | are you truly a self-employed creative?

  • are you truly a self-employed creative?
  • what is creativity anyway?
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even if you're self-employed, you're still 'employed'. you have clients (think: bosses), and being creative and innovative is risky for them. but there's a...

inspirations 01 | tigers & inspiration

  • very excited to share with you our renewed regular newsletter...
  • tigers and inspiration
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you're either a designer or hospitality concept-owner. you're standing before a tiger ready to leap at you with his claws. naturally, you don't take notice of the wet grass, nor feel the warmth of the sun. instead, you're...

a world of sensations

  • infiniti design | a journey of sensations
  • casafekra & mywaterfront meet | great brands, think alike
  • designers & pinocchio [blog post]

in its relentless efforts to offer you the latest of what design can present, casafekra is very proud to present infiniti design, one of the sharpest and trendiest young brands in our portfolio. creativity, innovation, and design...

from italy with a sprinkle of funk

  • casafekra news | straight from milan
  • milan design week
  • what's for dinner? new experiences of eating-out [blog post]

It’s that time of the year again! salone del mobile just happened last week, and we roamed the exhibitions that took place in milan for you; check out the latest gems we added in our expanding dream-items portfolio…

now, you're the designer in charge!

  • we're back, join the experience!
  • Oruga ® | you’re the designer in charge
  • colors of 2012 [blog post]

the casafekra newsletter is back with a fresh and vibrant spirit. here’s what we believe we are going to bring you each time you read us: inspiring design & creativity trends, news & updates. colorful and exciting new...

furniture is dead,
this is the new king

we’re here to make a design-furniture revolution.

we do that by introducing personalized and witty design solutions, instead of just furniture. now this is innovation! here's how... it all started with the award-winning PUNK, the first in a lineup of select Italian designer brands...

thank you for visiting us
at INDEX dubai 2010

for having appreciated our innovative outdoor and indoor contract italian design solutions.

this is revolutionary.

it’s a crime that design furniture is limited to the elite.

that’s why we’re igniting this personal-design revolution in lebanon. zero-compromise. this means gorgeous, witty, and simple design for you, at an unbelievable price. we’re starting with these archirivolto italian design chairs... it’s hard to believe what they’ll do to your garden, terrace, or chalet, for so little. color your summer life before it’s too late...

grand giveaway:
50 italian design chairs!

hurry up! this one-time exceptional offer will only last till February 14 or until we give away 50 heart-stopping chairs.

PUNK & SHARK is the renown italian design collection, winner of the international 2008 “TOP CHAIR CONTRACT AWARD”. click here to learn...

spark inspiration into gifting!

do you remember a time when someone created a gift just for you and no one else?

a gift so specific, it instantly turned you into the most appreciated person on the planet; a gift that didn't necessarily cost much, yet no amount of money can buy... and what a feeling! do you remember feeling a serene bliss on the outside, yet intense sparks of excitement from the inside...

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