DIY Caffeine Consumption Chart

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Monday 23 January 2012

Here, take this mug of coffee and a paintbrush, so you can start painting with it. Advertising and design agency Column Five Media’s DIY caffeine consumption-monitoring chart lets you paint on it every time you get your coffee dose.

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Toronto’s Balzac’s Coffee

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 28 August 2010

There is something irresistible about a beautifully designed coffee shop. And Balzac’s Coffee in Toronto’s Distillery District is just such a place. Located in an antiquated warehouse, the ambience exudes an industrial-chic meets French bistro aesthetic with its worn brick walls, pressed tin coffee bar, checkerboard tiled flooring, and 20ft ceiling adorned with exposed pipes.

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Coffee artwork

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Design on Friday 22 May 2009

Remember the days when coffee was coffee, and the only extra you’d get with a serving of Colombia’s finest was a splash of milk and a few teaspoons of fake sugar? Well, my friends, those days are long gone. Now every barista worth their weight in beans is able to craft intricate artworks out of magical brown dust. Heck, many of them are worthy of a place on the haloed walls of the Museum of Contemporary Art.

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