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April 27th, 2010

CAFE1010

10×10 is one of my favorite stationary/ design stores in Korea. I was quite excited when I saw the sign of CAFE1010 while I was walking around the streets in Hongdae.

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CAFE1010 is a cafe themed with travel. The entire experience at this coffee shop reminded me of being on an airplane – the receipt of purchased item looks like an airplane ticket, the menu items reminded me of in-flight meal, and their membership card is called passport.

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Coffee tasted great here and you can purchase the cute mug they serve coffee with at their stationary/ design store. Although I didn’t get a chance to try their food, some of their sandwiches and light alcohol looked quite good as well.

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They also have a few book shelves filled with travel/ photography books and magazines. The windows are decorated with airplane windows and travel destinations.

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The huge red container on the doorway is their stationary/ design store filled with the brilliant 10×10 stationary/ design items. If you are lucky, you can get store discounts as well.

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To get to CAFE1010, take subway line 2, get off at Hongik Univ. station, and take exit number 5.

Website: www.cafe1010.co.kr
Address: 358-8 Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Phone: +82 2 324 1616
Open: noon – midnight

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For more photos of CAFE1010, please visit my Flickr set CAFE1010.