Restaurants Undergo Massive COVID-Era Redesign

Restaurants Undergo Massive COVID-Era Redesign McDonald’s and other quick-service restaurants (QSRs) have had to rethink their business models in the pandemic’s wake. The typical Hollywood portrayal of the fast-food drive-thru experience includes an unintelligible conversation with a clerk, made worse by a lousy speaker system and an outdated menu that’s […]

Klarna wants to redesign the package locker

The payments platform Klarna wants to change that. The Swedish company–which partners with 200,000 merchants across 17 countries including H&M, Ikea, Nike, and Asos—has been thinking up new solutions that make shopping more convenient and enjoyable for its customers. At its Future Shopping Lab, Klarna’s designers have developed a new […]

New York opens traffic-clogged streets to people during pandemic, the city’s latest redesign in times of dramatic change

Harvest Kitchen restaurant, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, making use of New York City’s new policy of opening streets to walking, biking and dining. Ron Adar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images On some normally congested New York City streets, cars are gone, replaced by diners tentatively returning to restaurants – though […]