For a minute there, we forget that we are in the tree-lined Soi Sukhumvit 26 of Phrom Phong. We are transported from humid Bangkok to summery Tokyo: all natural light and blonde woods and… bicycles?
Sora City is a bicycle company first and foremost, specialising in their own brand of functional and beautiful city bikes. Their vintage-style two-wheelers are all minimalist in design, inspired by the Japanese and Scandinavian aesthetic. All clean lines, just like the café itself. Stylish bicycle frames, saddles, helmets and accessories abound.
The Swedish adage “Vackrare vardagsvara” – meaning “Something beautiful for every day” – captures the ephemeral spirit of this lovely café perfectly. (“Sora” or 空 means “sky” in Japanese, hence their cloud-shaped logo.) So consider this a bicycle shop that serves coffee rather than a coffee shop that sells bicycles. Either way, Sora City does both well.Continue Reading "Sora City, Bangkok"