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Office AIO transforms tiny Hutong spaces into a serious coffee bar and B&B Nestled within Xiang’er Hutong in central Beijing, Big Small Coffee + B&B has a total area of 34 square meters. The project consists of two parts: a coffee bar (19 sqm) and a guest room (15 sqm) linked by a courtyard shared with an elderly neighbour. Owners of the coffee business wanted to bring serious artesian coffee to their customers in a small space, emphasising focus on just a good cup of coffee.  Hence the brand “Big Small Coffee” - being small in size but big on intention. Sun and Kwan - founders of Beijing studio Office AIO :“We imagined Big Small Coffee to have a fresh, and professional identity and we wanted to bring attentiveness to the design specific for its function and context. Making the most out of these two tiny spaces by turning constraints into design features.” View more View full description
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