Housing %Arabica's sixth store in Hong Kong, K11 MUSEA's latest cube-shaped kiosk installation, the golden KUBE, is now open for business. Located on the waterfront with unimpeded views of the iconic Victoria Harbour, KUBE encompasses the airspace aesthetic of K11 MUSEA's alfresco area – both day and night.
Designed by acclaimed Dutch architectural firm OMA, the shop features aluminium panels with a special anodized golden finish that changes colour as light reflects from the material. The arrangement of cubical marble chairs next to KUBE, inspired by Hong Kong's unique dai pai dong scene, allows people to linger and engage with each other, providing an all-round setting that coincides with events and outdoor performances happening in the near future.
Serving its signature blend and specialty drinks, %Arabica will be fostering a communal environment where shoppers and visitors can explore Hong Kong's waterfront culture over a delicious cup of coffee. Highlights on the menu include the Spanish Latte, a sweet and smooth coffee concoction served with a dash of condensed milk, and the Matcha Latte, a non-caffeinated beverage made with Kyoto matcha powder and milk. By Josephine Lau