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Dalian, China – Designed by Wutopia Lab, this café for children in the Chinese city of Dalian mixes fun, socialization and physical expression in a cloud-like environment.
Kiev – AKZ Architectura turned a tight Soviet-era apartment in Kiev into a breezy, light-filled space for a new health-food café called Bowl.
Changzhou, China – Dongqi Architects modelled the layout of Changzhou’s C.F. Café after an open market, to achieve a more dynamic visitor experience.
The second installment in our Opening series focuses on the hospitality sector, with a group of new need-to-know cafés, restaurants and hotels.
Guangzhou – Meow Restaurant, a new cat café in Guangzhou, was designed by E Studio with attention to human and feline welfare.
Kyoto – Kyoto’s Bake Cheese Tart store store, designed by Fumitaka Suzuki, recreates the traditional kamado through a multi-functional counter.
Beijing – The Interstices LePur Yogurt Café is a minimalist space that tends to visitors looking for quiet time in the Chinese metropolis.
Singapore – Inspired by a nearby lighthouse, MOC Design created an array of lamp posts for the new Heytea in Singapore's busy Clarke Quay – and customers have seen the light.
Beijing – Nota Architects worked on Seesaw Coffee, a café in a bustling mall that provides a much-needed urban green space, indoors.
Seoul – Studio Unravel's yyyyynnn Café celebrates the rawness and unpredictability of materials, in direct opposition to the clean look of Airspace.
Shenzhen – A new clubhouse in Shenzhen includes a networking café, a yoga room and a spinning room – but also a throwback pool and a piano room. Why?
Zhengzhou, China – Heytea’s new presence in Zhengzhou by Moc Design Office translates Chinese tradition to younger generations.
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