The first half of this year has seen a lot of retail activity with new shop fitouts. These are 2 shops I've just finished side by side at East Brisbane. They are on the corner of Wellington Rd and Mowbray Tce. This is #Raphy'sEspresso and the other is #BananaLeafThaiRestaurant. Both fitouts were done by Peter Ryan shopfitting.
The Thai has a feature wall full of Retro/ Vintage posters of bands, movies, products all sourced by the tenant on a recent trip back to Thailand.
These are the concept sketches for both stores.
For the coffee shop I took the brief from the land lord and didn't actually meet the tenant till they opened. The Thai was a normal job where I worked directly with the tenants to establish their concept and then complete fitout plans etc.
Both stores have been trading for a couple of weeks and already have loyal customers. The smells from Banana Leaf were amazing while we were doing the photo shoot last week.
All the best to Mitchie of Raphy's Espresso and Thien and BB of Banana Leaf for years of happy trading.