Archive for the ‘coffee & tea’ category

Simon Lévelt – The world of coffee and tea by Tchai, Amsterdam – The Netherlands

October 14th, 2017

With today’s coffee and tea drinkers taking interest in everything from product origin to different brewing techniques, our task was to develop a concept with a strong focus on storytelling and with plenty of room for exploration. Furthermore, we wanted to create a look and feel to really fit the Simon Lévelt philosophy of purity and quality without concession.

MOMOM store by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Tokyo – Japan

August 8th, 2017

We envisioned a space brimming with the lively vital energy of fresh milk and the the forest surrounding the farm on which milk cows are raised.

%ARABICA Kuwait Roastery by Puddle, Shuwaikh – Kuwait

August 2nd, 2017

The idea for this project was first conceived at the time %ARABICA’s first Kuwait outlet opened. And by building a roastery, the purpose was to develop Business-to-Business opportunities in the region.

Muni coffee shop branding and design by Crate47, London – UK

April 18th, 2017

Muni is a coffee company that combines both Filipino and European coffee influences, and our approach was to reflect this USP across the entirety of the brand.

% ARABICA HIGASHIYAMA shop by Puddle, Kyoto – Japan

February 6th, 2017

The coffee bean stockyard is takes up one entire wall, and includes carefully selected coffee beans from all over the world. In order to create a high-ceilinged open space, the original wooden construction required additional structural support.

% ARABICA Kyoto ARASHIYAMA shop by PUDDLE, Kyoto – Japan

January 20th, 2017

As it is a coffee roaster shop, I was asked to include in the design an espresso machine, coffee bean stockyard, and a showroom for the coffee roaster.

Lin Mao Sen tea shop by Ahead Concept, Taipei City – Taiwan

December 24th, 2016

The perspective along the ceiling border to the pillar structure conveys dynamic interaction. The large wooden plaque in the hall implies Eastern Heritage and thus extends the continuity of cultural connotation. Listed in a symmetrical order, the value principal is derived from a metaphor for the spatial texture of oriental residence.

Silk Road Tea boutique by Cutler, Vancouver – Canada

November 28th, 2016

Less is more with plenty of space to breathe for the overall feel of this store concept and the journey is touched and smelled in this project’s spatial setting.

Rösttrommel coffee shop by Neoos Design, Erlangen – Germany

November 16th, 2016



The main lampshade above the counter is composed of 265 paper coffee filters glued together, creating a coffee filter shape on 5 different layers. The rest of the lighting elements and lamps were designed and produced “ad hoc” for Rosttrommel Erlangen by the local artisan, Hans Thomas Langer.

Afternoon Tea HOME & LIVING store by HEADSTARTS, Osaka – Japan

January 22nd, 2016

Incorporating the concept of “Room to Room”, the space is designed to entice visitors to explore and enjoy transition of neatly displayed items and the matching interior, which vary from room to room.

Nespresso Flagship Store by Parisotto + Formenton, Milan – Italy

July 9th, 2015



Parisotto + Formenton realize Nespresso’s first Italian flagship store in Milan

The Assembly Store & The Assembly Ground Café by Bravo Company, Singapore

May 24th, 2015

The Assembly is a multi-label lifestyle store targeted at men’s fashion.

Blue Bottle Coffee Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Roastery & Café by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

April 15th, 2015

Japanese studio Schemata Architects has converted an old warehouse in Tokyo into a cafe and roastery for a Californian coffee company.

Viaporin Deli & Café by Amerikka, Helsinki – Finland

February 26th, 2015

Viaporin Deli & Café by Amerikka, Helsinki – Finland

T-Boutique by Studio Pha, Prague – Czech Republic

February 13th, 2015

Interior tea boutique, where products of the Dilmah company are presented, is located in the functionalist passage Broadway in Prague street Na Příkopech.

Tekoe Tee Shop by zap-design, Écublens – Switzerland

January 29th, 2015

Tekoe Tee Shop by zap-design, Ecublens – Switzerland

Afternoon Tea Gift & Living Store by HEADSTARTS, Tokyo – Japan

January 22nd, 2015

Afternoon Tea Living’s first shop dedicated to gift ideas has opened in Atre Ebisu.

Tomás Tea House by Savvy Studio, Mexico City – Mexico

January 18th, 2015



Tomás is a tea house that, through its carefully curated selection, portrays the history, tradition and culture of the place of origin of each of its products.

Honor store by Aesthetic Movement, New York City

December 5th, 2014

Housed in the Meatpacking District, Honor is the premier retail entity of New York designer Giovanna Randall. Recognizing that this project called for something smart, sexy, feminine, and confident, the A/M design team set out to create a space that would best envelop, support, and reveal the clothes.

Milk Tea & Pearl at Boxpark by Atelier Y A O, London – UK

September 17th, 2014

Referencing the Baroque where perspective tricks were deployed to make interiors to appear higher or deeper than reality, the studio reversed such strategy by using geometric lines and taking advantages of false perspectives to make the space appear shallower and wider.