This one goes out to the coffee pressers, the bean grinders, and the latte artists putting hearts and roses on the foam. Get your chocolate croissant ready, and grab a cold brew of coffee making inspiration from this list of awesome coffee station ideas.
People love coffee because it’s a delicious way to start their day, and it gives them the energy they need to get through the morning. Coffee is also a great way to socialize with friends, and it’s a great excuse to take a break from work. Yes, we’ve all gone for a cup of coffee when work got a little bit boring!
If you’re a coffee-lover, then you probably have a lot of ideas about how the perfect coffee station looks. Maybe, you haven’t thought that far because your favourite coffee shop is only a few meters away from your home.
We can all agree that a freshly brewed cup of coffee never goes out of style. but, perhaps you’ve been making it all wrong with a set of subpar tools.
Any barista will tell you that making coffee is an art form that requires only the best of the best tools. So…… Prepare to be wowed by the coffee stations you’re about to see.
Where could these coffee stations be? Well, pretty much anywhere you need your coffee. The office, Your home, the corner cafe, and probably your nearest coworking station. There’s never a bad spot to give people a good supply of caffeine.
Before we dive into the list, be sure to have a look at our list of Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas to spice up your walls. We’re also absolutely obsessed with the selection of food posters and coffee station posters on the Displate Marketplace.
3 Rules For Making A Coffee Station
Creating a custom coffee station is a great way to ensure that you have everything you need to make your perfect cup of coffee. Here are a few tips to help you get started:
Create an inviting space.
Add cozy seating, good lighting, and maybe even a few plants to help create a relaxing environment. Decor features like posters for your coffee bar can make it look and feel fun for you or many people.
Choose the right machine & Accessories.
Depending on your coffee making practices, the tools you’ll need are different. Are you a french press guy or gal? or perhaps you like an automated espresso machine? Know what you like and go for that.
Select the right coffee beans.
Your cup of coffee should be tasty and up to par.
Full List Of Things Needed For Your Coffee Station
In order to make the perfect cup of coffee, you need the proper tools and supplies. Here is a list of the essentials you’ll need for your coffee station:
- Coffee maker
- Coffee grinder
- Coffee beans
- Milk frother (optional)
- Displates (Optional Decor)
- French press (optional)
- Mug or cup
- Cream or milk
If you have all of these things on hand, then you’re well on your way to making the perfect cup of coffee.
Now let’s jump into the list of Coffee Station Ideas!
Kitchen Nook Coffee Station
In the example here we see an economical use of space by adding shelves that allow for the storage of coffee mugs and other useful brewing tools. A nice decor touch is adding a sign like the mini chalkboard seen here and matching sugar, and creamer jars that look awesome.
Green Thumb Station
It’s a cool idea to add plants or drape some greenery to add a touch of nature to your coffee station. The aesthetic design ideas of your coffee bar are important if you have a room theme you want to blend into it.
Mini Home Coffee Bar
Here’s another example with a cool sign, It’s also worth noting that you’ll probably need to set up your coffee station next to a socket to plug in your kettle and espresso machine.
LED Coffee Bar
Who says you can’t make coffee in style, add some LED lights to your station to give it some extra decor pizzaz. We love the example above. It’s also a good use of space to add hangers to store your cups and save space if you don’t have shelving.
Rec Room Coffee Station
We know that if your coffee station is in an office building, it’s important to find economical ways to store all of your mugs and utensils. This rec room example has great drawers to house all of those needed items.
Dining Room Mini Coffee Spot
In this example in a home kitchen, the coffee station is minimal but also uses great drawers to keep every utensil neatly packed. For instant coffee drinkers, it’s cool to match your jug with every other piece of equipment to achieve a sleek aesthetically pleasing look.
Tiny Barista Station
Having layered top to bottom shelves can be a great way to add plants and other decorative items to your coffee station. Coffee Mugs, jugs and other useful brewing tools can be placed on shelves for easy access. We’re absolutely obsessed with this clean white look too.
Elegant Brewing Nook
For those who like to entertain guests. It’s nice to add sentimental decor touches that can get conversations started. Consider adding framed photos of memories or even family to create a cosy feeling to the coffee station where people can congregate to grab a drink.
Chic Mid Century Pantry Coffee Bar
It’s awesome to add bar stools or seating at your small home coffee bar if you’re planning to have more than one cup over a catch up with friends or family. Perhaps if you’re giving a small brewing lesson, that could be a nice touch.
Modern Coffee Station
This example has a nice wooden backsplash which makes the look of the coffee bar chic and cozy. It’s very popular to blend your coffee station into the rest of your kitchen or dining room aesthetic if your station is at home.
Quick Office Drinks Section
Designate a small corner of your countertops for all things coffee. As mentioned above, having a drawer to store restocked items like sachets, tea bags and milk will help save time. It’s also beneficial to have a fridge next to your coffee station for easy access to milk, cream and other ingredients that need to be kept cold.
Stunning Mini Caffeine Bar
We’re a huge fan of using coordinated storage containers to put all things, like coffee beans and other ingredients. It’s a convenient alternative to traditional drawers and cupboards if you’re low on storage space. Also, nice touch on blending everything into three overall colours, wood, black and silver.
Cappuccino Machine Bar Coffee Station Ideas
Little features like a small chalkboard such as the one above, add character to your coffee station idea. Disposable cups are a good option for public coffee station ideas. Of course, cafes and restaurants use them but, even more, intimate settings like offices and homes can use them too.
It’s cool to see the creativity that most of these coffee bar ideas have. We’ve tried to find really neutral colours to keep them simple. You can decorate it with your own unique ideas, perhaps you’d like to have bolder colours. Anything is totally fine.
Suburban Coffee Station Ideas
If you want to keep everything tucked away, cabinets are great for that.
Full Stack Cafe Station
For the people who like to entertain others, adding fun quirky items like lights, clocks, canteens for sugar and cinnamon among other things you might need to show your unique personality.
The Coffee Cabinet
When it comes to ingredients needed in a coffee station it all depends on the kind of caffeine drinks you’d like to have. It can be simply coffee beans or other more niche stuff like caramel syrup and chai late powders. It’s fun to expand your arsenal with new drinks if you have more specialised brewing tools.
Blue Coffee Station
Making coffee isn’t simply something to do when you need a kick of caffeine, It’s a hobby for many people. Really passionate baristas can collect different coffee beans from many regions worldwide to enjoy the taste and learn how to create different drinks.
Cream & Sugar Section Coffee Station Ideas
Don’t be afraid to add more and more signs, the decor is totally up to you and fun signs with cool quotes make for a great conversation starter when people are using the coffee bar.
Coworking Office Coffee Bar
By taking the time to create a custom coffee station that fits your needs, you can ensure that your office or home, always has the perfect cup of coffee on hand. And with all of the benefits that come along with having a coffee station, it’s an investment that is sure to pay off.
Now that you’ve explored a full list of coffee station ideas, hopefully, you found a design that you’d like to recreate in your own space. Enjoy making the drink we all love and go ahead and get creating a coffee station fit for a king and queen.