Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Coffee roasters are amazing!!

Over the last several months, I have met and visited several coffee roasters in Vancouver, Ontario, and Quebec. I also tasted multiple samples of coffee, tea, and syrups, and it has been an amazing and humbling experience.

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Coffee and Tea Show@Vancouver

Spending the next few days at the Coffee and Tea show in Vancouver – looking forward to experiencing a town hall full of coffee people :-)

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Exciting and frustrating week

Accomplished a lot this week in terms of nailing down the equipments and supplies for Red Bulb, but it all comes back to the drawing board again. It is a case of HIGH and LOW.. sigh!

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Victorians & Light Bulbs

We are currently doing research for the Design direction of Red Bulb Cafe. Came across an interesting article relating how : The late Victorians had a different attitude towards light bulbs than we do today. To them an exposed light bulb looked stylish and modern, to us it’s a symbol of decrepitude and poorness. We [...]

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Leslieville Tour

Sching and I spent a day at Leslieville yesterday checking out the independent cafes in the neighbourhood. I must have at least 10 espresso shots in 5 hours.

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