Tag Archives: Cafe Culture

Co-working and the cafe: an animation

Back in March I wrote a blog post highlighting some of my key points from a presentation around co-working and the café. Recently I came across a platform, PowToon, which allows you to create animations from presentations. So I thought … Continue reading

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Exploring coffee shop culture in Russia

Russia is a country more frequently associated with a tea drinking culture which dates back hundreds of years. While the hot drinks market in Russia is still dominated by tea (Euromonitor, 2016), the consumption of coffee is one the rise, … Continue reading

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Cafes of Coventry City Centre

Since starting the research on cafes I often get asked where to go in Coventry city centre, and people are usually surprised when I roll off a list of places. Over the holidays I started sketching some of the cafes … Continue reading

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Indian café culture: the rise of Café Coffee Day

Stopping for a latte, cappuccino or mocha has been common place in many western cities for some time, but more recently it is a frequent occurrence in many Indian cities which are experiencing a growth of cafés and as part … Continue reading

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Cafes and Sustainability: Gaining stars

A key part of the project I am currently working on explores the extent to which cafés act as community spaces, and the different ways that cafés engage with their local communities. So it was great to see that the … Continue reading

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Insights from ‘The Flat White Economy’

“The “flat white economy” – named after the coffee popular with young workers – of media, internet and creative businesses, will push London’s cumulative growth rate over the next five years to 15.4pc, more than any other UK region, according … Continue reading

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Cafés Spaces – Café Nations: A curated collection

Articles about cafés are often in the media, and they are an important source of data for this project. In order to keep track of those collected I’ll be using a scoop.it, a content curator. I’ll add content here as … Continue reading

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Cafés and the British High Street

A recent report produced by Prof Neil Wrigley and Dr Dionysia Lambiri, ‘British High Streets to recovery? A comprehensive review of the evidence’ as part of an Economic and Social Research Council Project (commissioned by the Government’s advisory group the … Continue reading

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An Introduction to ‘Cafe Spaces’

Welcome to the ‘CafeSpaces’ blog – a place where I’ll be discussing developments in a research project which explores the development of the café industry, and the role of cafés in different urban and environments and cultures. This project has … Continue reading

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