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Coffee, tea or ‘me’ space: Inside Asia’s booming cafe scene

When it comes to cafes these days, the interior design is almost as important as the quality of the coffee or tea.  From Baby Boomers to Gen Z, the modern-day cafe goer is constantly seeking a new experience as the next caffeine kick. That’s prompting cafe owners – from major multinational chains to neighbourhood start-ups – to embrace edgy design, often commissioning architects to come up with what Starbucks loves to refer to as the third place – a home away from home or office to