Sep 01

what's in a coffee shop?

the stools near the windows ;
lightbulbs dangling from chords above the counters, shining their soft light ;
plants in their pots, their tendrils hanging down ;
brick-and-wood aesthetic ;
white letters on the windows with the name of the shop ;
arrow decals? maybe ;
always the smell of coffee beans (like you'd expect) ;
white, always white ;
a little sign on the counter with something about coffee ;
soft throw pillows on the bench (if there is one) ;
open floor plan ;
chalk boards and flowing script ;
a happy atmosphere ;
a mix of pop & alternative music playing ;
wooden floors ;
optional: a barrel full of coffee beans (or at least the first few inches are) .