Skip To Main Content
Issue 59 - The Life Outside Issue

Issue 59

The Life Outside Issue

Introducing the Life Outside issue of Habitus magazine. With life increasingly being absorbed into a digital space, there is never a more important moment to hold something tangible. In this context, the power of nature to have a physiological impact on our sense of wellbeing has never been more important. So how can we cultivate the benefits of the our natural environment in the most intimate of places – our homes? This was the question that helped to bring this issue of Habitus to life.

A Product of

Singapore Gets An Industrial–Chic Cafe
HospitalityJanice Seow

Singapore Gets An Industrial–Chic Cafe

Singapore

Image Creative Design have created an inviting space for the owners of Thus Coffee in Singapore, where varied influences converge and work together harmoniously.


The brief from the owners of Thus Coffee, a young married couple, was for a raw, minimalist and rustic space where the young crowd would love hanging out.

Taking all that into account, cement screed flooring and black painted ceilings bring in the industrial vibe, while the dark wood tables and chairs add a rustic tone and allow for flexible seating arrangements. The original counter was kept but plastered over with cement. A recessed niche clad in metal-look laminate and a stainless steel backsplash across the original white subway tiles come together to enhance the industrial aesthetic.

This cafe offers a good range of seating configurations to cater to different customers. The setting in this corner can sit a group of seven comfortably, with vintage accents in the form of the glass pendant lamp and black upholstered chairs adding character to the space. “The vintage look is really in-trend,” notes the designers.

A solid, organically-shaped wooden dining table takes pride of place in this area. The nature-inspired, rustic vibe blends in well with the retro lines of the chairs and the modern chandelier. The white subway tiles help to brighten the otherwise raw and sombre palette.

Image Creative Design
imagecreative.com.sg


About the Author

Janice Seow

Tags

cafe designhospitalityindustrialminimalistrawrusticSinagaporeThus Coffee


Related Projects
Issue 59 - The Life Outside Issue

Issue 59

The Life Outside Issue

Introducing the Life Outside issue of Habitus magazine. With life increasingly being absorbed into a digital space, there is never a more important moment to hold something tangible. In this context, the power of nature to have a physiological impact on our sense of wellbeing has never been more important. So how can we cultivate the benefits of the our natural environment in the most intimate of places – our homes? This was the question that helped to bring this issue of Habitus to life.

Order Issue