21. Emporio Armani Caffe and Ristorante | Coffee Shops Interiors
Location: Milan, Italy
Fashion meets interior design in this lavish space designed by the boss himself. Set on the ground floor of the brand’s retail headquarters the café takes on a contemporary style inspired by the 1930’s period in which the historic building dates back to.
The colours and décor elements express a contemporary style in a warm and refined atmosphere with the design centred around a ribbon of pale gold that runs from the wood bar to coffee counter and up to the restaurant dining. Soft-touch walls are upholstered in a steely-blue tone with a leather-like fabric. Much like his fashion pieces and perfume brands this space is set with muted tones, clean lines, and exquisite materials.
22. Café OOO
Location: Seogwipo, South Korea
This coffee shop interior brings to life the intangible aspects of the natural environment of Jeju like the wind, rocks, and light. The space allows users to interact with nature while also infusing traditional and regional sentiments. On entry, the customer faces a fabric object on the ceiling that shares tidal patterns of the ocean whilst working as an interesting light feature.
Cross ventilation in the space is achieved with the south and north windows that have a yarn-like material to allow a breeze through the space. The materials in the space take on an earthy palette to realize the indoor-outdoor concept.
23. Sawo coffee and Roastery | Coffee Shops Interiors
Location: Kecamatan Sumur Bandung, Indonesia
The coffee shop façade is inset to allow visitors to take a moment of pause. They are then drawn in by the coffee shop interior that can easily be admired through the transparent glass.
The entrance is designed with a dry garden walkway to guide occupants into space. The interior takes on a minimalist approach with grey and white tones balanced with the warm wood elements to give the space a homely feel.
24. Metal Hands coffee
Location: Beijing China
The coffee shop takes visitors on a whole roller coaster of time and place. The coffee shop not only aims to please clientele with its complicated interior but provide a space for exhibition, innovation and creativity for the Metal Hands coffee company. Each of the spaces takes on a different floor to ceiling height making users aware of their sense of place.
The factory area consists of a see-through roastery room for clients to observe and interact with baristas and surrounded by an irregular shaped low concrete bar counter for the customers. The piping works above also take on this shape and adds an interesting dynamic to the space. The factory area leads to an old-time theme room that is accessed through a “time tunnel”. The café takes on a unique industrial theme that combines time and place.
25. Coffee Shop | Coffee Shops Interiors
Location: Kodagu, India
This coffee shop takes on a sacred space theme, by having the building interacting with the serene landscape. The interior uses an old existing demolished concrete block found on-site as its plinth and adds a flying roof to emphasize the dramatic views towards the man-made lake.
The concrete roof appears to rest on the glass façade that envelopes the coffee shop pavilion. The interior floor is laid in a woven pattern with ‘mandana’- a local stone. The space enhances the natural beauty of the area by incorporating elements in their bare form.
26. MUA coffee shop
Location: My An, Vietnam
The coffee shop design was meant to bring about a new perception of steel buildings in Vietnam to be fun and exciting. The space is airy and bright and allows customers to appreciate the materials used in construction.
The space is designed based on the analysis of Vietnamese street sidewalks and offers shaded spaces that are well ventilated and lighted. The atriums are filled with overhanging light lamps and plant boxes to provide an evaporative cooling effect.
27. Sidecar doughnuts and coffee
Locations: Del Mar, USA
This doughnut coffee shop takes on the doughnut ring theme to create a space embodied with soft curves and playful geometries. The material palette is kept simple with sun-bleached white oak wood, white terrazzo mixture infused with mother of pearl and marble chips along with a brushed brass detail.
28. Stock coffee | Coffee Shops Interiors
Location: Nis, Serbia
The coffee shop interior consists of two spaces arranged on top of each other and connected by an atrium. The main work of art is the wall backdrop that spans the entire coffee shop and is designed as a blackboard with hand-drawn artist works by a local artist.
The colour palette takes on a monochromatic scheme of black and white and accentuated with pops of light-colored wood furniture pieces. The furniture is designed to give the coffee shop a relaxed feel. In the Instagram era of bathroom selfies, catchy writings are found on the bathroom mirrors.
29. Origo Coffee Shop
Location: Bucharest, Romania
This coffee shop interior in Romania lets coffee be the star of the show. It creates an atmosphere of contrasts with wood and metals as well as balancing dark grey tones with light. Much of the interior décor, though contrasted with dark shades, have light illuminating from the ceiling and accentuating vintage elements within the space.
The main element of the space is the huge metal corten steel and oak countertop enhanced with a cup installation floating above. The lighting fixtures throughout the space are adopted from a coffee cup and plate.
30. Basic Coffee | Coffee Shops Interiors
Location: Beijing, China
This pink-hued coffee shop interior has been designed to focus on the ‘orchestrated movements’ of drinking coffee as opposed to making it. The design allows framed vignettes of customers enjoying their coffee and allows one to focus their sensory experiences since they cannot see the barista making the coffee.
The café plan takes on a concentric form and as such repetitive curve elements are experienced throughout the space. Pastel shades of pink and lilac give a dreamy, light-hearted feel whilst keeping furniture and décor to a minimum. The space is set to subtly evoke senses while customers enjoy their coffee.