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A cozy café is pretty much the ultimate happy place. Whether you're people-watching, catching up with friends, or bent over your laptop dutifully avoiding the cost of shared office space in NYC, the aroma of roasting beans is one hell of a mood enhancer. Plus, latte art is Instagram gold (which is more valuable than real gold these days).
With such an emphasis on creating a cohesive and welcoming atmosphere, it's no surprise that many cafés and coffee houses seriously deliver in the decor department. We've compiled 25 international hot spots with essential design takeaways. Click through for a (decaffeinated) dose of interiors envy.