The Hwawon @ Eight Seconds, Garosu-gil, Seoul [Korea Trip]

The beautiful facade, Holland-inspired, was the reason a second look was given. Its monotone design made the building stand out amidst the monotonous concrete two-storey buildings lined along the famous café street Garosu-gil. Even its name, Eight Seconds, instantly sounded magical (instead of ridiculous). Nestled behind huge potted plants is a café aptly named The…

Coco Bruni @ Garosu-gil, Seoul [Korea Trip]

Prominently located near the head of Garosu-gil street, Coco Bruni first caught my attention with its unique, fantasy-like logo design – that of a sparrow-riding girl. The wide and open entrances were inviting, as if drawing us in to further introduce “the messenger of a dream”. Clean white against cement floors. I loved the idea…