The Incredible Creations of Thai Coffee Artists

Thailand is full of coffee artists. Wherever you go for a cup of Joe, they try to outdo their coffee competitors with creative patterns and swirls of blended foam.

I hate to even stir in a spoonful of sugar for fear of ruining the coffee canvas. But since the coffee won’t stay hot forever, I choose to capture each creation digitally.

But my absolute favorite of all time is:

How on earth?

This post was originally published in Oct. 2008 on Michael’s personal blog, Build Your Walls! Guard Your Gates!

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    JustMe April 24, 2019

    Whoa! No idea which is my favorite…the designs are awesome, and though I’m not much of a cat person, the cat one is crazy! Just wow!!!!

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    Lizzie November 19, 2011

    Unbelievable! It is truly extraordinary!

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    TJ July 14, 2011

    The cat one is amazing!

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    Barbie July 11, 2011

    Super WOW! Coffee too pretty to drink that’s for sure.

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    Barbara Ferraro July 8, 2011

    They were simply amazing and I would have a hard time drinking the coffee in order to ruin the art.

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    Lisa July 8, 2011

    Now, THIS is a post to bring joy to a person’s day!

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    Corina Lucas July 8, 2011

    Those are amazing! If I ever get to visit my compassion child in Thailand I will have to ask for coffee just to see the patterns.

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    Laure Krueger July 8, 2011


    Just wow!

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    Shannon July 8, 2011

    I am impressed! I have worked as a barista but never honed my skills to create what you were served! I enjoyed seeing all these photos but especially the cat 🙂

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