White walls and monotone furniture: The rise of the minimalist cafes

Banchong Cafe is one of at least five cafes with minimalist interiors that have popped up in the past four months as more food and beverage owners eschew overly trendy decor for a timeless design.
Banchong Cafe is one of at least five cafes with minimalist interiors that have popped up in the past four months as more food and beverage owners eschew overly trendy decor for a timeless design.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

At least five cafes with minimalist interiors have popped up in the past four months, offering cool drinks amid stylish settings

SINGAPORE - It is a refreshing sight in the Kallang industrial area.

Besides a driveway on the ground floor of the Vanguard Campus is a 60-seater cafe with a 8m-high ceiling, white walls, wooden tables and potted plants. Passersby can also peek into its kitchen through a large viewing glass window.

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