Extra Time Café & Gallery in Shenzhen, China (XU Studio)
Liebes Bisschen in Hamburg, Germany (Parat)
La Marzocco Café & Showroom in Seattle, WA, USA (SkB Architects)
Signé Extrait Café in Lyon, France (Pool)
No matter what you are doing or where you are going, there is always time for coffee.
Localities for coffee consumption of very different types are indispensable parts of urban life, providing room for communication and interaction between people. Cafés, coffeehouses and coffee shops are constantly being redefined, reconceived and restaged, reflecting new social trends and design inspirations as well as the latest developments from the world of coffee. This book presents the best ones found in Amsterdam, Bangkok, Hamburg, Hanoi, Kuwait City, Mexico City, Montreal, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Tokyo, and over two dozen other places all over the world.
Insightful coffee culture stories accompany the selected designs: - The Third Wave of Coffee - Coffee in Art and Literature - The Art of Proper Percolating - Bitter Trade, Sweet Aftertaste - The Barista