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What to Consider When Designing the Interior of Your Cafe or Coffeeshop with Lee McArdle and Chris Griffin of Hengata Restaurant.

Today I talk to Lee McArdle and Chris Griffin, one-half of the co-owners of Hengata, a coffee shop and restaurant located in Harborne, Birmingham.  Hengata is a fairly new business with a concept focused on the community and creating a great space to “hang out”, the literal translation

  • What you need to consider when it comes to the interior design of your cafe or coffee shop;
  • The challenge and compromises of balancing style and function in cafe and restaurant design, and;
  • Why the hospitality industry needs to change its approach and really look after its people to avoid a huge crisis;

and so much more.

Lee’s other business is both a commercial and residential interior design company called MACANDSIX and completed the interior design at Hengata. 

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