If you’re designing a product with a hinge, there’s a decent chance you want it hidden away from the world.
Lift assists for bar and countertop openings are essential features in modern taverns, kitchens, and restaurants. Beyond just looking cool, they have many functional purposes.
Driving down a country road, you’re probably going to see more small hotels and motels than huge chains. Even around major cities, new small hotel room design ideas are trending left and right.
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No outdoor living space is complete without a grill, kitchenette, or BBQ space. And with increased popularity in backyard BBQing, homeowners are adding innovative products like DIY 55-gallon drum smokers to their existing outdoor kitchens to set up their ultimate BBQ station.
Today’s buyers want more features integrated into their products. They also want something that doesn't take up a lot of space on their property or in their store. So, how does a product designer balance the two?
While outdoor spaces have traditionally been a place for cookouts, entertaining, and spending time with our families, major upgrades to outdoor equipment and accessories are just starting to come to fruition.
If there’s one thing that commercial and restaurant kitchen appliances need to be, it’s durable. Ovens, grills, sinks, freezers, and microwaves all have to stand up to regular, repeat use.
The summer season is synonymous with nice weather, long days and -- of course -- barbecues. More than ever, people are looking for a peaceful escape outdoors, and willing to spend big money on a high-end grill or smoker.
Today’s outdoor and backyard living enthusiasts treat grilling almost like a religion. They’re not afraid to drop down four-figure amounts on your latest BBQ or smoker grill design idea -- if you can convince them it’s worth the price.