Blue Bottle Coffee
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Bradac Co managed the build-out of specialty retailer Blue Bottle Coffee’s café in Old Town Los Gatos. The small space in a historic neighborhood was designed to maximize comfort and flow, utilizing thoughtful architectural elements to create a welcoming and functional atmosphere.
Year : 2022
Size : 1,111 square feet
Team : Lincoln Lighthill, Cal Asia Construction
Photographer : Timothy Coy Photography
The café’s design features a unique service bar free of sharp corners, allowing for a smooth flow of customers within a compact footprint. This special feature was created using one solid piece of Corian, rounded to support the smooth flow of the space as well as provide a clean surface for service. Custom furnishings constructed from ash wood provide a warm contrast to the bar, while a concrete micro- topping on the floor and support area contributes a rougher texture to the space.
Managed as part of an long-term relationship to support Blue Bottle’s ongoing expansion of multiple new café’s on the West Coast, Bradac Co worked closely with the client team to maintain the unique architectural feaures while managing the overall budget and schedule during a construction phase impacted by the uncertainties and disruption of the COVID 19 pandemic.