Restaurant Make-Over: An Artisan Touch Brings Out Flavor

On this project, I had the pleasure of working with Lowney Architecture to help create a more authentic vibe for the flagship location of a recently acquired restaurant chain. The new owners wanted the restaurant’s design to feel aligned with the energy and style of the surrounding upscale retail area. In addition to remodeling the space, the owners also revamped the menu, emphasizing locally grown ingredients and items created with an artisan hand. Your next visit to the Laurel Village location of Pasta Pomodoro will undoubtedly be more enjoyable.

The overall goal was to replace a formulaic, corporate entity with something fresh, new, and real—an inviting space that locals would immediately recognize as part of their neighborhood. This location is just the beginning for the restaurant chain. We are looking forward to continuing our role in implementing this new ethos in all of its locations. We love the approach the owners are taking and are delighted to be a part of the creative team.

A few After/Before images are posted below. (Photo credits:  Goodeye Photography + Design)

Check out the rest of Goodeye’s Chris Schmauch’s mad-fabulous photos of the project here: Italian Restaurant Chain Remodel.






  1. mark lion October 6, 2011 at 8:45 pm - Reply

    lovely work laura!

    • Laura Martin Bovard October 7, 2011 at 7:28 am - Reply

      The team thanks you. And thank you for all the help with programming my blog and newsletters, I appreciate you guys!

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