Your Refurbishment Vision – Our Interior Design Expertise
Believe it or not, commercial interior design has a very crucial role in the success of a business in the competitive urban market of Sydney. However, you need to know all the potential issues you will face, like your target audience to design the interior fit outs to appeal and attract them, so they engage with your business can be a challenging task. There are several differences between residential interior designing and the job of commercial interior designers.
This is where you may need the expertise of a Sydney based interior fit out service like ours. At Liteco, we pride ourselves on being one of the best designs and fit out companies in Sydney, and we take up this challenge. Fulfilling and bringing your commercial interior design fit out vision to reality with our expertise is our goal.
Go Beyond the Basics of Commercial Interior Design
Good interior design is not just about the aesthetics of the commercial or hospitality fit outs; it’s also about the flow throughout the space. Staff and customers need to feel comfortable in a space, otherwise, the refurbishment won’t be a complete success. It is the task of design and fit-out companies to strike a balance between efficiency and comfort. When done right, commercial interior design can make a previously uninteresting space remarkable and eye-catching; and we do this by composing visually appealing places following a specific theme requested by the client.
Like we mentioned before, there is a significant difference between home design and commercial interior design. But it is not enough simply to perform interior designing for the sake of it. We at LITECO take it upon ourselves to go beyond the basic ideas of basic commercial interior fit out work. The Sydney market is cutthroat, so you need to stay ahead of the commercial interior design game to draw in the most business.
To this end, our in-house interior design specialists work closely with our clients to not only bring their vision to life but also to ensure that their spaces are practical, flexible, and fit for purpose. Compliance is also a feature that heavily plays into the success of hospitality and retail fit outs. Our design specialists understand how to pull all of these factors together to deliver a space that fulfils Is our client’s expectations. The work of design and fit out companies often go unnoticed, but the success of your business speaks volumes about the success of our interior fit out work. As a Sydney based commercial interior design business, our key goal is to add value to your retail space or business; or improve it using our expertise drawn from nearly 15 years of experience in the commercial interior fit out business.
All Our Designs Are Unique – Why Blend in When You Were Born to Stand Out
You can never be too unique in the commercial sphere because the more you stand out, the more attention you garner. Advertising can often be simply catching more eyes you notice than the rival shop next door. Word of mouth can work magic for your Sydney business. As one of the best interiors fit out companies, we can help you achieve this magic with our unique commercial interior decorating ideas.
Our highly experienced designers are always aware of the Hottest trends and innovations within not only the design world, but also within the hospitality, office and retail industries. Our client-focussed designs are always unique, on-point and a complete success with our client’s customers. To achieve this high-end design, we offer our clients a free on-site consultation and a free quote. We also help you to select your new premises, if you are a start-up business. However, knowing the trends and creating unique designs is not enough to achieve success in the commercial interior decorating business; learning how to execute it correctly is essential. Even the most unique design can fall flat with a lousy presentation, and therefore skill and expertise like LITECO’s are unparalleled. As one of the renowned interior design and fit out services in Sydney, we know how to strike the delicate balance between style, skill and impeccable execution of interior fit out services.
Full-Service Refits In Sydney
We take care of everything! From the design stage right through to completion, we hand over a fully refurbished store, restaurant, office, or cafe! Our designers work hand in hand with our clients to ensure that all our refits in Sydney are on-point at every stage of the process. We can offer complete assurance that you will have a hassle-free and smooth experience if you hire our commercial interior decorating services to glam up your Sydney retail space.
Our hospitality and commercial shop fitout services include:
•Space and interior flow planning
•Equipment, appliance, cabinetry and furniture specifications
At Liteco Projects, we work hard to meet the expectations of our clients, providing them with innovative design and cost effective solutions.
Commercial Shop Fitouts – Three Stage Process
Consultation You tell us your vision
Design Planning We plan your custom
Project Scheduling We turn your vision into
Our Service Pillars
Liteco Projects are one of the leading fitout companies in Sydney, providing unique solutions to our clients. We are a team of highly experienced shopfitters and interior designers, focussing on commercial refits in Sydney and across Australia.
We specialise in the design and installation of hospitality fitouts, recently completing projects in Sydney’s Westfield Shopping Centres, QVB , World Square Centre and Sydney Airport Terminal.
As a one-stop refit shop, we are a full-service company – we take care of everything!
From selecting the right premises to planning applications, design, joinery and more.
We are also well known for our on-trend office refurbishments, retail fitouts and luxury residential revamps. Our reputation is second to none and we always deliver on time and within budget.
If you are hoping to reopen your restaurant soon, it might be wise to speak to an interior projects specialist about a new and updated hospitality fitout.
That’s because COVID is highly transmissible, particularly in enclosed spaces, and is likely to be a legitimate concern to both your staff and customers.
At Liteco, we know exactly what needs to be done to help make your restaurant as safe as possible in a post COVID world. So given that we need to live with the virus for the foreseeable future, here are a few of the strategies you should consider for your updated hospitality fitout.
1. CHECK RESTRICTIONS
Check your state or territory’s COVID restrictions for the maximum number of customers allowed in your restaurant at one time.
2. RETHINK THE FLOOR PLAN
Redesign the floor so that it can accommodate social distancing between tables and allow customers to safely walk through the restaurant to the bar, toilets, and so on.
3. GET CREATIVE WITH HANDLING
Reduce transmission rates by using disposable paper menus, chalk boards or digital menus (the latter can be accessed using a QR code on each table).
4. ENCOURAGE PRE-ORDERS
Encourage people to pre-order before arriving at the restaurant to reduce the amount of time they are in an enclosed space.
5. CREATE OUTDOOR SPACES
Maximise any outdoor spaces to accommodate al fresco dining and install outdoor heaters if necessary.
6. REWORK FURNISHINGS
Replace furnishings and surfaces that are time consuming to clean with low-maintenance options that can be quickly sanitised and disinfected.
During your hospitality fitout, however, you need to ensure that the decor and ambiance of your restaurant are not jeopardised. That’s because reducing the number of tables and seats, combined with installing furnishings and surfaces that can be easily sanitised may give your restaurant a slightly clinical appearance. It takes a highly skilled team of interior projects specialists to balance these different aspects and create a design that still represents your brand, appeals to your customers and keeps everyone safe.
With the rising cost of commercial real estate, office refurbishments in the post COVID world will help operators scale back their requirements and boost employee confidence in one fail swoop.
That’s because with the continuation of remote working, flexi spaces will become more popular with operators, reducing the costs of leases and office fitouts.
Employees will also be happier with their work-life balance, spending a few days working at home and a few days using the flexi spaces in their place of employment.
Here are three more refurbishments that will help keep your employees safe and comfortable in the office, post COVID.
Office refurbishments will include separated workstations
Open plan work spaces have never really been popular with employees, but can be adapted, post COVID, to create more separation and privacy.
New office refurbishments might involve installing privacy booths so that employees can take phone calls without disrupting their colleagues.
Refurbishments can also involve installing panels between socially distanced workstations creating a physical separation, promoting a healthier environment even with a fully vaccinated workforce.
Hygiene & cleanliness as a prime factor in office fitouts
COVID has made us all more aware of hygiene in the workplace, so expect office fitouts to include more options for hand washing, as well as soft furnishings and flooring that can withstand a high level of cleaning. Air conditioning will also be a big focus with the installation of UV light air purifiers gaining more momentum.
High-tech refurbishments promote a contactless office
Social distancing and hand washing can be taken up a level by including aspects of a contactless office in your refurbishments.
This design strategy focuses on reducing the number of surfaces, appliances and equipment that employees need to touch.
For example, how many people touch the elevator buttons in your building? What about the kettle, fridge and other appliances in the lunch room? The printer, fax or scanner? Voice activation or smartphone apps can be used to activate an amazing array of functions in the workspace, reducing contact and making communal areas safer.
What is a cloud kitchen?
Cloud kitchens take restaurants to a whole new place.
A cloud kitchen is a rentable kitchen in a shared space which allow restaurateurs to prepare food for delivery.
Picture a large space with numerous stations (mini-restaurants) of stainless steel prep tables, hood vents, stoves, ovens, and sinks, each with its own orders coming in direct from customers.
In short, cloud kitchens are a branch of a restaurant that offers delivery services only.
They are also referred to as ‘ghost kitchens’, ‘dark kitchens’ or even ‘virtual kitchens’ and thanks to lower real estate and operational costs as well as a new customer base for eateries to explore, they are making growth far more accessible.
Why cloud kitchens?
Cloud kitchens allow chefs to prepare food without having to worry about maintaining the dine-in portion of a brick-and-mortar location.
They are fast becoming a hot trend in the food-delivery arena and it is easy to see why:
- With no brick-and-mortar restaurant, there are lower upfront and operational costs
- These kitchens are usually in densely populated areas allowing for more customers & quicker turnaround
No fear of outgrowing your restaurant space as cloud kitchens are flexible and scalable
- Cloud kitchens are fully functioning commercial kitchen spaces, so you can hit the ground running with no set up costs
Cloud Kitchen examples:
What is the future of cloud kitchens?
Whilst many restaurants have suffered due to Covid, but cloud kitchens have been able to weather the Covid-19 storm and as consumers increasingly lean in to getting take away, the cloud-kitchen market will likely get even hotter.
In the current environment and with the continued uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, cloud kitchens or food and beverages outlets backed by a cloud kitchen network have a better chance of survival and are likely the future of the food industry.
And then, into the future restaurants across the world will reappear, and cloud kitchens will also remain – both will survive.
What is Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2021?
Pantone’s colour for 2021 is grey with yellow for highlighting. To be exact, the colours are Pantone 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + Pantone 13-0647 Illuminating.
These 2 colours, say Pantone express:
“A story of color that encapsulates deeper feelings of thoughtfulness with the promise of something sunny and friendly”.
The colours are therefore a message for now, when we need something warm and optimistic, and we need to feel like everything is going to get better.
How is Pantone’s Colour of the Year Chosen:
For over 20 years, Pantone’s Colour of the Year has influenced product development & purchasing decisions across many industries from fashion, to home furnishings, as well as industrial design, product packaging & graphic design.
Each year, the Pantone Colour of the Year is selected after careful consideration & a broad analysis of trends. Each year the team at Pantone Colour Institute comb the world looking for new colour influences from new technologies, materials, textures, and effects that impact colour, relevant social media platforms and even upcoming sporting events that capture worldwide attention.
How to use these Colours in Interior Design:
So how will interior designers use this optimistic colour palette?
The idea is to use the grey as the neutral backdrop with the yellow as the contrasting, highlighting colour.
Houzz has plenty of examples of this:
An example of using this could be a grey exterior paint colour which would be coupled with a “hint” of yellow at the front door. Another example would be a grey backdrop with a “pop” of yellow such as with a furniture piece, or cabinets or even towels.
Sunday Coffee cafe in Lviv, Ukraine, by Vymir Design Studio. Photo via behance.net
What Our Clients Are Saying About Us
© Copyright 2021 Liteco Project