Pinhole’s Custom Coffee Goods

Toronto's Monarch Methods outfits the new San Francisco coffee shop with handsome copper brewing equipment

by Chérmelle Edwards For her new independently owned San Francisco outpost Pinhole Coffee, former Blue Bottle barista JoEllen Depakakibo tapped Toronto-based Monarch Methods to create a custom range of goods. The Bernal Heights shop will feature a specially handmade kettle and drip bar inspired by Depakakibo’s passion, experience and expertise. Monarch Methods founder Chris Chekan tell CH, “It inspired me to create a piece that …

The Weekly From Flowershop

A Charleston florist aims to make bouquets at home a regular ritual through fresh blooms and coffee

by Chérmelle Edwards Lily Peterson is a florist designing signature arrangements with blooms, branches and berries at Flowershop, her boutique in Charleston’s developing neighborhood of Mixson, South Carolina. From growing up in North Carolina to living in major metropolises like San Francisco and New York, one thing has remained constant in her life: her love of flowers. Working out of a tiny studio 15 minutes …

Word of Mouth: London Coffee Shops

Our tour of the English capital's finest places to grab a cup of Joe, from bike shops to DIY radio stations

by Anya Lawrence For a city that rarely sleeps, it’s no wonder that London’s coffee shop scene is booming. Gone with the dominance of generic international chains, the emphasis is no longer just on the convenience of grabbing a freshly brewed cup from an insignificant cafe. From coffee shops boasting beautiful bespoke interiors and inventive design concepts to those championing ethical sourcing, there’s something to …