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(Third Floor Expresso) is a famous coffee bar in Dublin. Designgoat was commissioned to help them design their shop on a prominant street in Dublin. Designgoat's final design utilized a substantial amount of pipe and Kee Klamp fitting furniture.
The kitchen island is bookended with brick columns to create more storage space and dress up existing support posts that couldn’t be moved. I would have red brick wall though and maybe duck egg blue built in shelf.