27 Dec '16, 9pm

What is the one design element you love the most about your shop? #coffeepoll #aFortunaLife

Design plays a large role at higher-end coffee shops. It’s often the most thought about aspect of a cafe, second only to what’s actually in the cup—and sometimes even taking precedence over it. But there’s good reason for holding this one particular non-ingestible facet in such high esteem. It’s the customer’s introduction to the shop’s ethos; it sets the tone, consciously or otherwise, for the overall cafe experience. Is the space warm and inviting? Is it clean and functional? Does it look like Liberace’s science lab blew up? These sorts of aesthetic qualities can be signals to us, the customers, of not just the quality and thoughtfulness in the beverage but of our role in the cafe biosphere, be the friend and neighbor, the joe-on-the-go type, or even the awestruck spectator of some bizarre performative science-art installation.

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