Design it Forward
"Design it Forward" (DiF) is our way of paying it forward. Each year, we award our interior design services to one food or beverage concept in the Greater Phoenix area. We created this arm of the business to support the talent, passion, and innovation found in our local community.
Application now closed.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHO IS IT FOR?
Chefs. Coffee connoisseurs. Wine enthusiasts. Home bakers. Foodies. Entrepreneurs. Anyone with a new or existing food and beverage concept in the Greater Phoenix area. Whether you have a physical space or are in the market for one, you qualify!
AM I ELIGIBLE?
To apply, you must meet the minimum requirements noted below:
Food and beverage-based business (restaurant, bar, coffee shop, cafe, bakery, f&b retail, etc.)
New concept, expanding concept OR remodeling existing location
800-3,000 SF of front of house space
Locally owned and operated
Located-or to be located-in the Greater Phoenix area: Phoenix, Surprise, Peoria, Cave Creek, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Scottsdale, Tempe, Goodyear, Avondale, Apache Junction, Buckeye, Queen Creek, Glendale, and Sun City
WHEN DO I APPLY?
June 3, 2019: Online application opens at 8AM PST
July 19, 2019: Online application closes at 11PM PST
Mid-July: Judging opens
Early-August: Judging closes and winner is announced
*Awarded design services can be utilized any time between August 2019-August 2020
WHAT DOES THE WINNER RECEIVE?
The winner of DiF will receive these deliverables, valued at $10,000.00. The following concept was produced for a Design it Forward applicant who hired us to design their second fast casual poke restaurant, Pokitrition.
A Fully Developed Concept
Reflected Ceiling Plan
Materials & Finishes
Furniture & Lighting
WHERE DO I APPLY?
Right here! Scroll to the application form at the top of this page.
dif 2019 JUDGES
DIF 2018 RECEPIENT
Iconic Cocktail Co.'s first brick-and-mortar is coming to Downtown Phoenix in 2019.