wash coffee hybrid interior created by formo design studio
wash coffee hybrid interior created by formo design studio wash coffee hybrid interior created by formo design studio
may 25, 2016

wash coffee hybrid interior created by formo design studio

wash coffee hybrid interior created by formo design studio
all images courtesy of formo design studio




formo design studio was approached with an odd request, to combine a laundromat and patisserie into a single interior. titled with practical appropriateness ‘wash coffee’, the unique project comes from the client, a french pastry connoisseur, who wanted to provide quality delicacies. laundry facilities make visiting that much easier; why not enjoy a cup of coffee and a snack while taking care of something necessary at the same time?

wash coffee interior formo design studio taiwan




the interior, designed by formo, follows in line to the business’ simple, unpretentious example. industrial materials (form works, piping) are paired with re-claimed items (freight container door, metal halide lamps). finishes were removed from most walls, and mismatched furniture — including an OSB couch — helps evoke an understated homeyness. perhaps laundry will always be boring, but a fresh, buttery brioche would certainly make it an easier chore to handle.

wash coffee interior formo design studio taiwan
a glass wall allows visual connection between laundry and bar areas

OSB sofa

spatial context — relation to washer and dryers

wash coffee interior formo design studio taiwan
waiting area

a recycled freight container door was repurposed as a sliding door

wash coffee interior formo design studio taiwan
entrance detail




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