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90 Mind-Blowing Cafes

From Dynamic Geometry Coffee Shops to Kitty Cuddling Java Houses

— May 27, 2012 — Lifestyle
These mind-blowing cafes promote sensational and entirely novel ways to sip caffeinated beverages. The daily consumption of brewed beans has become an international phenomenon, marking the routines of millions from around the globe. And while countless individuals are united in this sense, the ways in which this tradition has been maintained have been anything but united.

A confusing array of sugars, syrups and creams have been mixed in to warm concoctions, spurring the growth of products on behalf of brands like Nestle and Natrel. These dynamic geometry coffee shops and kitty cuddling java houses have attempted to combine their menus with this hodgepodge of additives, delivering tasty concoctions with atypical twists. At the same time, talented architects have turned the banal mocha experience on its head, merging tasty mixtures with inspiring atmospheres.
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Commodity-Chain-Linking Java
Commodity-Chain-Linking Java
Bourbon Coffee Focuses on Economic Development in Rwanda
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87
Virtual Charity Cafes
Virtual Charity Cafes
The Christchurch Cafe is an Ingenious Way to Aid Earthquake Victims
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86
Crowdsourced Cafe Apps
Crowdsourced Cafe Apps
Lets Meet and Work App Details Best Cafe in London and NYC
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85
Fighting McCafe
Fighting McCafe
Starbucks to Offer Free Wi-Fi
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84
Board Game Cafes
Board Game Cafes
Snakes and Lattes Blends Coffee With Chutes and Ladders
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83
Subway Cafes
Subway Cafes
Subway Tries Espresso & Paninis
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82
Newspaper-Branded Coffee Shops
Newspaper-Branded Coffee Shops
Winnipeg Free Press Cafe Invites Interaction With Publication
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81
Presidential Cafes
Presidential Cafes
The Patriotic Obama Deli Opens its Doors in Brooklyn, NY
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80
China cleaning up Internet cafes
China cleaning up Internet cafes
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79
American Maid Cafes
American Maid Cafes
Role Play at Royal/T Cafe in LA
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78
Karma-Inspired Coffee Houses
Karma-Inspired Coffee Houses
The Optimism Cafe Serves up Free Cups of Joe and Hope
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77
Lakeview-Looking Cafes
Lakeview-Looking Cafes
Steinbacher Thierrichter Adds Modern Chic to an Historical Town Hall
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76
Nonprofit Coffee Shops
Nonprofit Coffee Shops
Strawberry Line Cafe Employs Adults with Learning Disabilities
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75
Pet Store Cafes
Pet Store Cafes
The Felis Ristorante and Cat Lounge Lets You Drink Tea and Cuddle Pets
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74
Conglomerate Coffeemeisters
Conglomerate Coffeemeisters
Are We Getting Tired of the Same Old Grind?
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73
Microsoft Eateries
Microsoft Eateries
Windows Cafe Opens in Paris in Anticipation of New Operating System
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72
Comfort Food Coffeehouses
Comfort Food Coffeehouses
IHOP Cafe Hops On the High-End Java Bandwagon
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71
Hick Towns Getting Hip
Hick Towns Getting Hip
Small Towns Adopting Lofts, Chic Bars, Hip Cafes
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70
Reptile Cafes
Reptile Cafes
Yokohama Subtropical Tea is Staffed by Cold-Blooded Creatures
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69
Day Care Coffee Shops
Day Care Coffee Shops
Daisies Cafe is for People with Mental Illness & Learning Disabilities
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68
Road-Kill Cafes
Road-Kill Cafes
Hillbilly Tea Offers Up Meals That are Au Naturel
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67
Canine Coffee
Canine Coffee
Doggy Java Cafe
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66
Caffeinated Cross-Branding
Caffeinated Cross-Branding
At KISS Coffeehouse, Rock 'n' Roll All Night and Drink Coffee Every Day
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65
Micro Theater Coffee Houses
Micro Theater Coffee Houses
The Mini Ecru Cafe Creates Actors Out of Its Patrons
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64
Tattoo Tea Parlors
Tattoo Tea Parlors
Get a Tat and Eat a Slice of Cake at Horror Picture Tea in Paris
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63
Time-Traveling Coffee Shops
Time-Traveling Coffee Shops
The TARDIS Cafe is Inspired by the Show 'Doctor Who'
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62
Caffeine in Space
Caffeine in Space
On-Orbit Coffee Cup Is A Must-Have For Zero-Gravity Baristas
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61
Walk-in Coffee Machines
Walk-in Coffee Machines
The Javabot
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60
Clothes-Cleaning Cafes
Clothes-Cleaning Cafes
Copenhagen's Laundromat Cafe Lets You Do Laundry While Sipping Lattes
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59
Gas Station Coffee Shops
Gas Station Coffee Shops
Say Sayonara to Stale and Watered-Down Truck-Stop Java
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58
Profit-Sharing Cafes
Profit-Sharing Cafes
Kinfolk is an Australian Social Business with Four Development Projects
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Amazing Treehouse Cafes
Amazing Treehouse Cafes
The Naha Harbor Diner Is Perched Atop A Giant Imitation Banyan Tree
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Whimsical Pinktastic Interiors
Whimsical Pinktastic Interiors
Cafe Foam is a Romantic Oasis Designed by Note Design Studio
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Pop Culture-Inspired Cafes
Pop Culture-Inspired Cafes
The Wormhole Coffee Shop Goes ‘Back to the Future' in Style
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Bunny-Petting Cafes
Bunny-Petting Cafes
Grab a Coffee and Pet a Rabbit at Japan's Usagi-to-Cafe
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Generosity Cafes
Generosity Cafes
KereKere Coffee Kiosk in Melbourne Lets Customers Pick a Cause
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Delectable Chocolate Cafes
Delectable Chocolate Cafes
'Cadbury Cocoa Houses' are Brewing in the UK
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51
Digitally Exclusive Coffee Shops
Digitally Exclusive Coffee Shops
The Starbucks Digital Network Enhances Customer Service
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50
Luxurious Couture Cafes
Luxurious Couture Cafes
Top Fashion Designer Marc Jacobs to Open Coffee Shop
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49
Luxurious Coffee Pubs
Luxurious Coffee Pubs
Posh Cafe Provides You With a Glamorous Afternoon Tea Experience
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48
Coffee Shop Kitten Rentals
Coffee Shop Kitten Rentals
Tokyo's Cat Cafe Calico
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Sloping Rooftop Cafes
Sloping Rooftop Cafes
Cafe la Miell is One Slippery Coffee Spot
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46
Undead Eateries
Undead Eateries
The Vampire Cafe is a Twihard's Dream Come True (UPDATE)
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Traffic Jam Cafes
Traffic Jam Cafes
‘Cahoona Coffee' Is Germany's First Coffee Drive-Through
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Bliss-Inducing Cafes
Bliss-Inducing Cafes
'Van Gogh is Bipolar' Restaurant Serves Up Happy Hormones
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43
Hanging Book Lights
Hanging Book Lights
McNally Jackson Books Has Reader-Friendly Light Fixtures
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Eco-Friendly Fungus Storefronts
Eco-Friendly Fungus Storefronts
Olson Kundig Architects' Mushroom Farm Features Coffee Compost
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DIY Sewing Cafes
DIY Sewing Cafes
The Sweat Shop in Paris Features Per Hour Sewing Stations
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Redesigned Corporate Cafes
Redesigned Corporate Cafes
'Coffee and Tea' is Starbucks' Latest Attempt at Not Looking Lame
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Cycling Coffee Shops
Cycling Coffee Shops
Charrie's Cafe Gives On-the-Go Beverages New Meaning
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Laundromat Cafes
Laundromat Cafes
'Wash & Coffee' Offers a Chic Chore Experience
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Paperless Cafe Newsstands
Paperless Cafe Newsstands
The Box Coffee Shop in Croatia Replaces Newspapers With iPads
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Bike-Powered Java Shops
Bike-Powered Java Shops
The Mobile Kickstand Coffee Bar Hits New York Streets
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Crafty Cafes
Crafty Cafes
Bangkok's Big Knit Cafe Lets You Knit a Sweater on Your Coffee Break
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Optical Illusion Interiors
Optical Illusion Interiors
Logomo Cafe Features a Mind-Bending Design by Tobias Rehberger
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Hidden Coffee Shops
Hidden Coffee Shops
Hong Kong's Indy Coffee Houses Take Cover With Big Chains Moving In
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Cardboard Cafes
Cardboard Cafes
B3 Designers at London Design Festival
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Rebranded Coffee Shops
Rebranded Coffee Shops
The Starbucks Concept Store Has Fresh New Look
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Seaside Angletecture
Seaside Angletecture
Unique, Revitalized Waterfront Café Design Lures Diners
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Plywood Furnished Eateries
Plywood Furnished Eateries
Hjghers Kith Cafe Focuses on Simpler Things Such as Company
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Faux Indie Espresso Bars
Faux Indie Espresso Bars
Starbucks 15th Avenue E Coffee and Tea Shops May Even Serve Wine
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Wooden Crate Cafes
Wooden Crate Cafes
Muzeum Sztuki Cafe Adds Comfort to Your Daily Cafe Trips
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Dynamic Geometry Coffee Shops
Dynamic Geometry Coffee Shops
Arthouse Cafe by Joey Ho Applies 3D Triangle Accents
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Perforated Java Joints
Perforated Java Joints
The LOFF Meltino Bar & Lounge Uses Coffee as Its Conceptual Inspiration
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Mystery Meal Cafes
Mystery Meal Cafes
Japan's Ogori Cafe is a Surprise Every Time
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Japanese Maid Cafe
Japanese Maid Cafe
Anime Fetish Restaurant in Toronto
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Scattered Stick Cafes
Scattered Stick Cafes
The Starbucks Tokyo by Kengo Kuma Features A Bold and Dynamic Design
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Cozy Concrete Cafes
Cozy Concrete Cafes
Smith&hsu Teahouse by Carsten Jorgensen Merges Industrial & Natural Components
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Topsy Turvy Cafes
Topsy Turvy Cafes
The D'espresso Coffee Shop Looks Like a Library Flipped on its Side
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Coffeehouses on Wheels
Coffeehouses on Wheels
Daniel Milchtein's Stunning 'Mobile Coffee Shop' Will Stop Traffic
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Colorfully Layered Cafes
Colorfully Layered Cafes
The Mocha Mojo Coffeehouse Looks Like a Playful LEGO Land
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Glass Courtyard Cafes
Glass Courtyard Cafes
Dan Graham's Cafe Bravo in Berlin Mixes Past & Present
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Opulent Eating
Opulent Eating
Luxury Fashion Brand Opens Gucci Cafe in Tokyo
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Building Block Cafes
Building Block Cafes
The Starbucks Amsterdam Rembrandtplein is Dynamically Designed
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Fashion Shop Cafe Hybrids
Fashion Shop Cafe Hybrids
'Property Of...' Store is Both a Cool Hangout and Retail Establishment
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Vibrant Pop-Up Cafes
Vibrant Pop-Up Cafes
The ING Express Mobile Coffee Bar is an Eye-Catching Modular Establishment
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Playscape Cafes
Playscape Cafes
New York City's Moomah is an Art & Food Oasis for Kids
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Bikini-Clad Baristas
Bikini-Clad Baristas
Java Girls Blends Hooters and Starbucks
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Chalkboard Cafes
Chalkboard Cafes
Felix Lobelius Creates Handwritten 'Kaffe' Coffee Shop Design
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Child-Centric Eateries
Child-Centric Eateries
Kids Cafe Piccolo, Seoul Designed Specifically for Children
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Pop-Up Portable Coffee Shops
Pop-Up Portable Coffee Shops
The Nescafe Nomadic Cafe Center Gives You Your Caffeine Kick Anywhere
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Creativity-Charged Cafes
Creativity-Charged Cafes
BASE camp by Nest One is a Cutting-Edge Workspace
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Hooters-Style Coffee
Hooters-Style Coffee
The Grand View Topless Coffee Shop Opens in Maine
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Bikini Baristas
Bikini Baristas
Cafe Di Vang 2 in Vietnam Serves Coffee With a Side of Skin
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Eclectic Coffee Shop Redesigns
Eclectic Coffee Shop Redesigns
Cielito Querido Cafe Branding Embraces Idiosyncrasy
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Industrial Box Coffee Shops
Industrial Box Coffee Shops
Starbucks Shipping Container Location Opens in Washington
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Coffee Shop Offices
Coffee Shop Offices
Urban Station Will Provide an Ultra Comfortable Working Environment
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Shipping Container Cafes
Shipping Container Cafes
Montreal Muvbox Restaurant Serves Lobster & Pizza
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