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The ‘New’ Starbucks

by David Mitchell on April 12, 2012

Starbucks has just unveiled their concept store, The Bank, in Amsterdam. Starbucks design director Liz Muller has definitely jumped on the sustainable and reclaimed trend. Walls are lined with antique Delft tiles, bicycle inner-tubes and wood ginger bread molds. Re-purposed Dutch oak is used to make benches, tables and an undulating ceiling relief consisting of 1876 pieces of individually sawn blocks. Is this the future of Starbucks?

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Cynda Rohmer April 23, 2012 at 5:39 pm

Wow!! David I am definitely going to check this out with your sis while we are in Amsterdam in June!


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