Great Coffee Shops for Design Fans


In our October issue, we profiled Luke Pedersen and James Lennard, the designers who run Cape Town’s Field Office, a joint coffee shop and furniture showroom. Here, we take a tour through some more great coffee shops that combine incredible interiors with excellent espresso.

Pedersen + Lennard’s Field Office coffee shops, including one at the Woodstock Exchange in Cape Town, were conceived as...
Boor Bridges Architecture has become a go-to design firm for third-wave coffee establishments in San Francisco.
The interior of Saint Frank Coffee, which is located at 2340 Polk street in San Francisco, features oak walls,...
The city, located on the country's eastern coast, is known for its world-class surfing. Photo by Rory Gardiner.
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The marble counter hots a line of single-drip coffee makers and a La Marzocco Strada espresso machine at the far end.
Here's another view of the interior.
Here's a view of the interior.
Here's the cafe space, which is set off to the side of the building.
Before the 1969 Airstream was home to Local 123, it belonged to Oakland's Remedy Coffee.