Archive for the ‘coffee & tea’ category

Victoria Brown coffe shop & bar & restaurant by Hitzig Militello Architects, Buenos Aires – Argentina

July 1st, 2014

The connections between this stations and the bar, through pipes that run along the ceiling, mimic the concept of distilling whiskey, and serve as a source of illumination. The last room, the living rooms, are divided by screens of old scissor doors, which may eventually move to change the distribution.

T2 tea store design by Landini Associates, London – UK

June 11th, 2014



Landini Associates has again teamed up with iconic Australian tea brand,T2, to launch the company’s first international store in London.

Yojisu restaurant, grocery and coffee shop, Aix-les-Milles – France

May 4th, 2014

Yojisu born from the will of its actual owner, Mr. Tran Van Ba, of reproducing the warmth of natural elements into a place that gathers restaurant, Japanese grocery and coffee shop.

Nana’s green tea café Ikspiari by KAMITOPEN, Urayasu – Japan

April 22nd, 2014

The ground floor (the Courtyard Zone) of Ikspiari is set upon a theme a board of trade (hall), where weavers used to trade batiks, is now used as a world market that sells foods and knowledge from all over the world. Therefore, for nana’s green tea Ikspiari branch, I tried to express “color” by using “cloths” and the principles of “subtractive color mixing”.

HOEIDO Chawan store by Shotaro Sanada, Tokyo

March 18th, 2014

At HOEIDO store they deal in Japanese traditional tea cup “Chawan”. This space is also utilized as gallery of antiques which this owner possesses, such as “KATANA (Japanese sword)”, “YOROI (Japanese armor)”.

The Coffee Company store by Studio Ginger, Melbourne

March 12th, 2014

The retail design concept hinges around a 50’s industrial style, integrating historical elements such as suspended cast iron light fittings sourced from the UK, and using the original store counter scales.

Starbucks store at Disneyland, Anaheim – California

March 12th, 2014

This sustainably built to LEED standards location will include an outdoor patio designed around an old growth tree, reclaimed wood siding and a living, green wall with more than 1,000 native plants in the shape of a coffee cup that serves as a backdrop to capturing memories for visiting guests.

151E tea shop, Fukuoka – Japan

February 12th, 2014

151E is written in alpha-numeric characters but is pronounced ichi-go ichi-e. It opened shop in Fukuoka 2 months ago and boasts the finest varieties of teas from the Kyushu region. But it wasn’t only tea that Mr. Yamashi has as taste for.

Starbucks Zhongxing store renovation, Shengyang – China

February 7th, 2014

Starbucks Zhongxing store, the number one sales store in Shengyang, got a design lift by Richard Yuan in Starbucks Shanghai Design Studio. The store presents a warm and welcoming Starbucks with beautiful brick details and mercantile display.

Bear Market Coffee by Vav Architects, Dublin – Ireland

January 7th, 2014

The concept for the design was to explore and question materiality, test the qualities of everyday materials and techniques available, while at the same time creating something unique and totally distinctive.

Starbucks Chengdu Tianfu Riverfront store, China

December 26th, 2013

Local relevant cultural elements are employed through merch displays, hand paintings to engage local customers. Reclaimed wood planks, wood beams and concrete floor introduce genuine sustainable materials to this store.

Zhenxi Tea Bio-Boutique flagship by Marques & Jordy, Fuqing – China

October 2nd, 2013

The interior of the retail shop is elegant and stylish, using a combination of natural materials, such as stone and wood in a wide variety.

Starbucks store at Galeries Lafayette – La coupole, Paris

September 27th, 2013

Crafted with locally sourced wood and black marble, brass, glass and metal, the store takes its inspiration from the world of fashion that defines Galeries Lafayette and combines this with the very core of Starbucks – coffee.

Starbucks store at Sony Center – Potsdammer Platz, Berlin

September 25th, 2013

The store design is based on the modern architecture surrounding our store. When you enter there is a free standing bar at which you can sit as well to see what the Barista’s are doing.

Starbucks “Flower Market” by Starbucks Design team, Amsterdam

September 21st, 2013

It’s classical with a twist, combining green marble, which you find in the Canal houses but also in flower shops, with vintage lamps, chairs and wood, concrete and the typical white tiles

T2B tea-retailing by Landini Associates, Sydney

August 9th, 2013

In order to create more drama, an angled mirrored ceiling was installed over the bar and the signage is made of extruded concrete letters surrounded by a huge splash of expressionist paint.
Other features include the Tea Library at the rear of the store, made from black oxidized steel shelving and canisters; this dark palette allows T2’s trademark orange packaging to stand out under the intense lighting.

Starbucks store, Portland – Oregon

August 1st, 2013

There is a custom leather banquette that provides comfortable seating against the glass store front of the building, as well as custom community table / coffee tasting table fabricated from re-claimed telephones at the ‘heart’ of the space.

Douwe Egberts stand by studiomfd, Amsterdam

March 26th, 2013

The clear and iconic design encompasses various layers of information. At the top we have the striking lighting layer, attracting shoppers from a distance. Below this there is the information layer, furnished with chalkboards and two digital screens, and under these the two layers with products.

La Marzocco flagship store by PLAN, Taipei

January 3rd, 2013

Besides functioning as a showroom, the flagship store also integrates training venue to educate buyers and runs a coffee shop for regular customers. PLAN’s design offers a platform for the store goers to experience everything from coffee roasting, coffee sipping, to idea exchanging with baristas.

Illy boutique by Studio Belenko, Odessa – Ukraine

December 17th, 2012

Illy boutique in Odessa, Ukraine by Studio Belenko