Bar London 22 / Slovenia / GAO Architects

Bar London 22 / Slovenia / GAO Architects

Designed by Petra Zakrajšek and Sara Hočevar of GAO Architects, London22 Bar in Ljubljana, Slovenia, is a space where simplicity meets artistic expression. Completed in 2019-2020, with a modest 54m² interior and a 47m² exterior, this project reflects the architects’ vision. MIK22, Matjaž and Irena Kozelj, entrusted the realization of this artistic haven to contractor […]

Brownie Project Gallery / Shanghai / Offhand Practice

Situated at M50 Creative Park in Moganshan Road, BROWNIE/Project gallery blends the vibes of arts and commercials seamlessly. This creative park used to be an old woolen mill manufacturing plant, and the building it occupied was transformed from an old factory. Designed by Offhand Practice Photography by Hu Yanyun To explore cafes worldwide see A top […]


Cloud Cafe, Victoria Shanghai Academy / MAD Studio

Designed by MAD Studio, the Cloud Café is a popular rendezvous for teachers and students at Victoria Shanghai Academy, Hong Kong. As a part of a new extension for the school’s ever-expanding campus, it plays a very important role ensuring staff and student’s well-being and their fondness of the campus.  Photographed by Workshop 10 To […]

100 Best Architectural Blogs and Websites to Follow in 2024

Interim update this time for  The site recently was ranked in the top 100 architecture blogs globally at feedspot, coming in at no. 75.  (5th amongst Australian architecture blogs on the site) That’s kind of a cool thing considering that I wasn’t aiming for this wider niche, and the whole project was made out […]

container BAR OMA IETJE / Heesterveld / Open Architects

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 […]

Collins Street Cafe / First Love Coffee

Description The flagship store for speciality roaster First Love is a showcase for its coffee beans as well as a stand-up coffee bar offering takeaway breakfast, lunch and pastries. The brand’s focus on provenance and sustainability is exemplified through natural materials such as cork, copper, marble, terracotta and rose gum. The colours of the materials […]

Egyptian Coffee / Brown Nose Coffee / Scott Magic

The Divine Inversion As a gift from the Divine, light is the giver of life to many things… from a growing crop to drying fruit to a tree shading one’s afternoon nap There’s a history of cultures and sacred elements in architecture. Some call them Divine Geometry….The position for mere humans stuck living between death and an afterlife. […]

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 […]

Container Cafe Flask Coffee

Container Cafe / Flask Coffee Shop / New Almaty Architects Workshop

Photography by Damir Otegen Architecture by New Almaty Architects Published with Bowerbird The Flask coffee shop project was commissioned and conceptualised by our friend, artist and coffee enthusiast Chihoon. According to his brief, the project is designed in a minimalist, almost laboratory style. The interior was inspired by South Korean contemporary design. The main area […]

Art Cafe / Bound Cafe / Anatomy Architecture

The spatial understanding of a certain body of space is defined by planes and their behaviour. Parallel planes indicate an uninterrupted sense of journey between planes which continues until the very end of their existence. Perpendicular planes, on the other hand, define a certain limit of their scale in relation to their intersecting planes. From that […]

Hotel Continent Centrepoint / Teratas Koffiebar / Makassar City / Panakkukang

Teratas Koffiebar: Crafting Urban Elegance in the Rustic Cafe Bar of Hotel Continent Centrepoint Makassar Panakkukang by Ananda Ardiansyah Architects In the vibrant tapestry of urban living, Ananda Ardiansyah Architects, under the visionary leadership of Principal Architect Ar. Ananda Armin Ardiansyah, introduces a captivating cafe bar design that seamlessly marries rustic charm with contemporary allure. Executed […]

Loft 88 ijsselstein / Global Architects NL

loft 88 ijsselstein Cafe and Restaurant Loft 88 ijsselstein designed by Global Architects NL beckons as a cozy and inviting haven, perfect for relaxing with family and friends while savoring delectable eats and drinks. The traditional façade blends harmoniously with the local surroundings, and the terrace, positioned across the street next to the canal, provides […]

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 […]

Vancouver Cafe / Giovane Caffee / Waoffice

Designed by Waissbluth Architecture Office Vancouver coffee shop Located in the recently completed Deloitte Summit office development, the project is the second location of the Vancouver based, Giovane Caffe. For further American Cafe designs click he Best Coffee bar and lobby Giovane at 410 West Georgia is a cafe focusing on creating an environment that balances the many […]

Lakeside cafe / Lit Time / Fun Connection

Reconstruct a Brand-new Living Paradigm Lakeside Cafe Home Zishan Lake Peninsula, a suburban resort area located just over an hour’s drive from Wuhan. As a multifunctional lakeside cafe for dining and wine space in the community of Zishanhu New Town, Lit Time was transformed from the reception lobby of the Sweet Box Hotel, originally located […]