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BAR OMA IETJE / Heesterveld / Open Architects

In the heart of Amsterdam’s Heesterveld neighborhood, a once-neglected complex has undergone a remarkable transformation, breathing new life into the community. Designed by OPEN architects | Mulders vandenBerk Architecten, the entire Heesterveld complex has not only received a structural overhaul but has also been infused with a vibrant mix of residents and activities, turning it […]

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Gulangyu Store / Fujian / Cunpanda

In 2018, a new cafe named 1/2 opened in Xiamen. In the past 4 years, it has developed into a coffee brand integrating coffee, inn, and customization. During the rapid development period, it plans to launch branches in Xiamen and surrounding islands. CUN PANDA NANA received this design commission. The client expects to create a […]

Nunawading Cafe / Manta Ray Coffee Roasters / We are Humble

Tucked away in a former mechanics workshop in Nunawading is the new Manta Ray Coffee Roastery and café by Vincent Gao. The design juxtaposes industrial minimalism with hand-crafted artisanal elements. Vincent wanted to create a space that would give subtle nods to very traditional Chinese design elements without appearing thematic or referential. As you enter […]

Roastery Bali / Expat Coffee / Expat Roasters Seminyak

Taking the coffee world by storm, Indonesia based EXPAT. Roasters have relocated their flagship café and retail experience in Seminyak Bali to larger premises. With bold branding on the mesh wrapped facade as well as in the interior, a retail display greets customers as they enter the store. Immediately the customer is immersed into the […]

Powerhouse Arts District / New Jersey Coffee shop / Lackawanna Coffee

Cafe in Jersey City Located in the lively Powerhouse Arts District of Jersey City, the café features interior architecture by Inaba Williams and custom fabrication by Kyle May, Architect. Opened in 2022, Lackawanna Coffee is an inviting refuge of original design and stand-out customizations. From majestic, playful columns to colorful resin furnishings, the café welcomes guests with carefully curated […]

Best Berkeley Cafe CA / Mind Coffee / Mahyasalehistudio

Berkeley Cafe / Architects Description When a young coffee enthusiast approached us to design a Coffee shop concept around “mindfulness”, they knew exactly what they are looking for: A meditative space that encourages the presence of mind, provokes thoughtful interactions, and provides a comfortable oasis for solo visitors and groups alike. The space was conceived […]

Toronto Cafes / Buno Coffee / Architecture Riot

Best cafes in Toronto Ontario Buno Coffee collaborated with Architecture Riot to design its branding and first café located on St. Clair West in the Wychwood neighbourhood of Toronto. for other American cafes click here Cutest cafes and Best Coffee shop Their bold desire to serve specialty coffee is represented in their vibrant brand colours of blue and yellow […]

Cafe in Makassar / MKO Culture / INS Studio

Architect: INS Studio Lead Architects: Wisnu Wardhana Photography by Akasa Rana For further Asian Cafe designs click here The Idea for MKO Culture came up along with the client’s desire to have a Cafe in Makassar with a size of 20 square meters located in the front yard of his house.  One particular request from clients […]

Cafe Bangkok / Flat+White Cafe

Cafe Bangkok / Flat+White Cafe designed by Context Studio presents a minimalist design masterpiece with its pristine white-on-white color palette, creating an ambiance of pure serenity. The cafe’s double-height space is adorned with a striking floating open riser stair, inviting patrons to explore every corner of this architectural marvel. Its intricate bifurcating facade adds a […]

Constanța Coffee House / Haute Cup

Constanța Coffee House / Haute Cup invites coffee addicts and enthusiasts into a captivating world of caffeine culture, with its chic and cozy design. The café is adorned with a mesmerizing blue lighting theme, creating an ambiance that’s both soothing and energizing, setting the stage for a memorable coffee experience. Its activated front seating bay […]

Suzhou China Cafe / Wonderland Cafe / Xiaodesign

Architects: Xiao.Design Photography by Yiwen Xu and Runzi Zhu Text description provided by the architects – Xiaodesign. The location of Suzhou China Cafe / Wonderland Cafe is far away from the busy streets. If the architectural structure is classified as a single layer, the utilization rate is not high; if it is classified as a […]

Lisbon Cafe / Blue Bottle

Lisbon Cafe, home to Blue Bottle, exudes understated elegance with its simple wrap stone finish. This minimalist design approach creates a serene and contemporary ambiance, making it the perfect haven for coffee lovers seeking a tranquil and refined coffee experience in Lisbon. Photography by Marla Singer For further European Cafe designs click here

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Suwon Cafe / Cuore Espresso

Suwon Cafe, Cuore Espresso designed by Design Studio Maoom, is a design gem featuring a fabric ceiling, artistic screens, and thoughtfully placed greenery. The cafe’s combination of elements creates a cozy and aesthetically pleasing atmosphere, inviting patrons to enjoy their coffee in a space where creativity and nature harmoniously converge in Suwon. Photography by Kay […]

Edition Roasters Darling Square

In the heart of Darling Square precinct, Sydney, Edition Roasters emerges as a testament to the seamless integration of two distinct design philosophies: Japanese and Scandinavian. Crafted by the visionary YSG architects, this space transcends the boundaries of cultural aesthetics, creating a harmonious fusion that elevates the coffee experience to an art form. The first […]

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Roseville Cafe / Calibrate Coffee

This Roseville cafe is known for its Scandinavian style interior, excellent coffee and inventive menu Roseville cafe, Calibrate Coffee, attracts Sydney coffee lovers from far and wide with its excellent coffee, innovative and healthy menu options and village style setting with a relaxed ambience, occasionally interrupted by the screeching of local sulphur crested cockatoos.   The space […]

Brookfield Place / Edition Roasters

Brookfield Place, home to Edition Roasters, showcases a striking design with its bold and captivating matte black aesthetic. This modern and sleek ambiance creates a sophisticated and inviting space for patrons to enjoy their coffee amidst an atmosphere that exudes contemporary elegance in the heart of Brookfield Place. Photography by Andrew Chung For further Oceania […]

Best Cafes Melbourne CBD / Lune Croissanterie

One of the best cafes Melbourne CBD is a Brutalist temple to the perfect croissant Lune’s legendary croissants have long been a weekend staple for Melbournians, the original Fitzroy bakery pulling its lengthiest queues every Saturday and Sunday. But now, founder Kate Reid’s internationally renowned, French-style pastries are part of many a workday routine, too, […]

Best Cafe Chatswood / Cafe Babylon

Best Cafe Chatswood, also known as AMIE Coffee or Cafe Babylon, is a design gem in the heart of Chatswood Concourse, offering an elegant white and green aesthetic. This refined ambiance creates an inviting space, where patrons can enjoy their coffee amidst an atmosphere that seamlessly blends sophistication and serenity. Photography by Andrew Chung For […]