Jan 27 2020 —
Starbucks Has Officially Landed in Italy
Milan, home to Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper, the Negroni Sbagliato, and the beloved espresso, has a new resident: Starbucks. Opening September 7 in the Piazza Cordusio near the Duomo, the Starbucks Reserve Roastery is the first-ever branch of the mammoth coffee chain to land in Italy, and Starbucks' third roastery.
Oct 23 2019 —
korean cafe uses contoured lines to create 2D cartoon optical illusion
Cafe Yeonnam-dong in South Korea has been designed to give customers the impression that they’ve stepped into a cartoon. The space features all-white walls, floors, furniture, and fixtures accented with black contour lines to create the flattened look of a drawing.
Kengo Kuma designs building for Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Tokyo
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has teamed up with Starbucks on a coffee house featuring origami-like ceilings and trails of cherry blossoms, designed to offer customers a more theatrical experience.