singapore: kith café opening

© kith / photography: aaron poon - sentosa's hottest coffee joint

quite a phenomenon among savvy singaporeans, kith blends good food with a contemporary design setting. in collab with premium furniture store xtra the stylish café chain has just opened its third outlet in an upscale residential enclave on sentosa, the island state's popular resort. averse to simple duplication and instead dedicated to cater to the needs of the community within the neighbourhood where it has landed, kith goes the extra yard to avoid generic looking outlets and the same counts for this new one. local design practice hjgher created a welcoming, crisp looking space that uses blonde wood as flooring and paneling. at the very center a marble bar is situated with a suspended gravity-defying shelving construction in black steel hovering over it. the space is further layered with a series of well-selected design furnishings from various leading brands such as brands like tom dixon, andreu world and dedon. similar to the other kith cafés quality coffee anchors the menu, supplemented by a wide array of tasty and fuss-free fare. location: 31 ocean way, shop 01-08 [sentosa].

© kith / photography: aaron poon - inside the new café, a dish of kith-style spaghetti alla carbonara [top to bottom]