Emerald Planet offers a healthy alternative to fast food

through its “Wrap and Smoothie” parlors in upscale Manhattan neighborhoods.  The successful restaurateur needed a design and presentation for its 1700 square-foot downtown eatery that would convey a fresh, alternative approach in a contemporary environment that would be both beautiful and highly functional.Ronnette Riley Architect incorporated an expansive glass façade, dramatic lighting, and complimentary natural materials and colors to create an attractive and inviting space and communicate the restaurant’s concept of healthy, high quality food and value pricing in an elegant yet relaxed setting.