Third wave coffee shops dominate the mainstream, as the fourth wave, heavily reliant on e-commerce, is still being defined. The reason that physical stores do not become retail déjà vu is attributed largely to consumers' notion that coffee shops are not only a place to savour a hot beverage, but a space to socialise and bond.
is a chic book-of-the-moment that collects coffee shop interiors by excellent designers from around the world. The projects featured in this book serve more than coffee; they are multi-functional venues that interpret the global concept of a 'café' to suit their needs. Interspersed with illustrations and detailed descriptions of design concepts, the featured projects are all from the past three years, showcasing the latest trends in café interior design. This beautifully packaged book will appeal to coffee shop owners, architects, interior designers, and photographers.