Your Table is Ready: Designing the Restaurant Experience

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PRINTCast: The PRINT Podcast Studio is a curated collection of cutting-edge podcasts we love about design, creativity, branding, books, and further subjects afield. Soon, we’ll have a dedicated digital listening room. In the meantime, we present Design Museum’s Design is Everywhere, hosted by Sam Aquillano and Liz Pawlak—a “podcast featuring stories of people and organizations using design to make an impact and change the world.”

Photo by Tanveer Badal. Courtesy of Studio UNLTD.

The latest episode (No. 50): “Your Table is Ready.”

Here’s more from the Design is Everywhere team:

In this episode, Sam chats with Greg Bleier, the founding principal of Studio UNLTD, an award-winning design firm whose work includes restaurants like Bavel, Otium and Bestia. Greg walks through design choices that enhance the restaurant experience and how he and his team crafted the look of Bestia and Bavel. Later on in the show, they are joined by Sang Yoon, who is the chef and proprietor of Father’s Office, Lukshon restaurant, and the chef and partner of Two Birds/One Stone in St. Helena, CA. Together, the team dives into the importance of practical and functional design in restaurant spaces and the new project they’re collaborating on.