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Starbucks’ New Store Designed Like An Old-Fashioned Apothecary

Starbucks opened a new store in New Orleans, USA. New location on Canal Street was inspired by city’s history and was designed to imagine how would the place look like as if it belonged to a Louisianan merchant in the early 1900s resembling the old apothecary store. The front room is a room where the merchant would have worked, and the back one – his living space – has more relaxed atmosphere. Lots of interior pieces were made by local artists. The new coffeeshop is an example of Starbucks approach of honoring the neighborhood’s culture through the store’s design.

Hop on the Starbucks Train!

Great news for Starbucks lovers! Just few days ago Starbucks Coffee Company and SBB unveiled the first Starbucks store on a train. New coffeeshop design was focused on the travellers comfort through their trip providing Starbucks style of service, beverages and treats. The train has two levels accomodating 50 passengers. Warm welcoming interior colors and tints were inspired by coffee pallette. “It was an incredible and rewarding challenge to design our first ever Starbucks store on a train. We had to combine functionality and beautiful design, whilst taking into account a variety of factors such as constant movement of the train,… Read more »

Friends in Real Life – Man Opens Iconic Sitcom Central Perk Cafe in Beijing

If you were a fan of the hugely popular sitcom Friends, you surely remember their favorite meeting place, the Central Perk Cafe. Tired of just seeing the characters experience the coziness of that soft orange couch, one Chinese fan decided to create his own Friends cafe, in Beijing, China. Like so many of us, Du Xin loved Friends. “I’m crazy about Friends. For me, it’s like a religion. It’s my life,” he told NPR. After watching the show, he started searching around Beijing for a place where he could actually sit on an orange couch just like the one his favorite heroes relaxed on in… Read more »

Joy Cupcakes –  A Tasty Example of Successful Marketing

Marketing was always about serving the product right, making it fun, interesting and noticeable to the buyer. With great importance nowadays, as we live surrounded by tons of supplies, which are grabbing our attention to various showcases or online shopping pages. The question is which one will be the most unique to satisfy our demands; not only selling but also having a conversation with a customer through the little details. In this matter the style of the Joy cupcakes store/café in Melbourne, Australia, created by Australian firm Mims Design, was meant to be a total engagement between design of the place and its… Read more »

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