Are you on the list? Starbucks gets a bouncer (kinda)

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 7 April 2014

Starbucks’ clientele has been known to be a little, err, pretentious. So what happens when Starbucks installs bouncers at their coffee houses? Well, Starbucks hasn’t gone that far (yet), but New York comedian Jena Kingsley has!

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Starbucks Japan plans to release a mug that always looks like it’s full

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 20 March 2014

You’ll never have to spend money on an overpriced cup of coffee ever again. Just buy these Starbucks mugs from Japan and it will always be full. Sorta. Japanese studio ‘Nendo’ redesigned the classic white Starbucks mug by imprinting a pattern on the base. When you hold the mug upside-down, it will look like the mug is full.

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The paper cup sleeve series by Ahmed Al Emairi

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Saturday 1 February 2014

Bored at Starbucks? Corporate banker Ahmed Al Emairi has an idea for you – Starbucksism. Known as the Paper Cup Sleeves series, Al Emairi developed a very quirky and artistic way of turning those coffee cup sleeves into modern art, with just a pen and loads of creativity. Posting each new sketch to his Instagram […]

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Double-decker train turned into the first ever mobile coffee shop

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 23 November 2013

You’re late for work, you’re rushing to catch the next train. Then you realize you haven’t had your morning coffee yet. It suddenly becomes a choice between catching the next train and making it on time, or passing by Starbucks and getting your fill of that hot cup of heaven. Why not have both? There […]

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Starbucks Coffee vending machines coming soon

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in Tech on Thursday 13 September 2012

This just might be the best invention of the 21st century. Starbucks will be be introducing vending machines to UK streets next week. Starbucks On The Go will offer 280 beverage combinations, which customers can order on a touchscreen interface. As an added pleasure, you can play games right on the touchscreen while you wait […]

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The Perfect Cappuccino: quest for the ultimate cup

The Urban Grocer Contributor

By The Urban Grocer in New Film on Tuesday 15 June 2010

‘I have a problem’, admits filmmaker, Amy Ferraris. ‘I’m obsessed with the cappuccino’. And so Ferraris explains the motivation for her film — The Perfect Cappuccino — a 90-minute exploration of the history, science and popular explosion of the velvety coffee beverage.

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