Vietnam continues to be a fascinating mix of people, culture, language, food, fashion, nature and terrain, which can make it a challenge to manifest in a micro retail tenant unit in the middle of a growing commercial neighborhood in Little Saigon.
Raised Doughnuts & Cakes is a refreshingly contemporary take on a donut shop and bakery.
The goal of the project was to transform the space into an oasis of abundant plant greenery, vibe music, pop-up food programs, and a place to be comfortable.
Converting an existing Live-Work typology unit into their first brick and mortar establishment, first-generation Vietnamese brothers & co-owners Anthony Do & Austin Do saw an opportunity to infuse the space with a creative program that sought to maximize amenity indoor-outdoors gathering space for its customers.
La Union Studio worked with clients Cherakris Amlag and Geo Quibuyen of Hood Famous Bakeshop to create a space that celebrates the resilience of FIlipino-American culture and it's influence on so many aspects of Seattle’s cultural ecosystem.
A physical manifestation of Boon Boona Coffee's cultural brand of sharing the unique coffee traditions of the region of East Africa comes to the UW Bookstore.