Somewhere in the universe, two of our favorite things are coming together -- coffee and vintage decor. No, it isn't design heaven, but a far more unlikely place -- Starbucks.
At a new store on the corner of Canal St. and St. Charles Ave. in New Orleans' historic French Quarter, early 20th-century charm and modern design flourishes give new life to the city's unique artistic spirit and history as a coffee trading port.
"Starbucks designers went back in time, imagining what the space might look like if it had belonged to a Louisianan merchant in the early 1900s," the project website says. That means tin ceilings, dark wood built-ins and a number of other turn-of-the-century elements that we think would also work nicely into any home:
H/T Design Taxi
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