Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items

Located in a small alley off Hang Tre Street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, Hidden Gem Coffee offers customers a distinctive design which uses recycled objects as decorative items.

Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items

Thousands of old bottles along with a variety of tyres and tractor engines have been recycled for the decoration of the café.

 Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items

Nguyen Van Tho, 37, spent more than one year collecting the scraps from localities near Hanoi.

Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items 

The majority of the objects in the café were recycled things which were then designed as decorative items by Tho and his friends.

 Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items

A vase recyled from an old can

 Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items

The table and chairs made from tyres and a wooden bed

 Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items

The four floors of the café are different

 Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items

According to Tho, plastic waste has become a thorny issue. Through the café’s decoration, he wanted to convey a message that waste can be a resource when recycled.

Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items 

Flowers made from plastic bottles

Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items 

The café has attracted many people, particularly the young

 Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items

Foreigners are interested in the café space.

 Hanoi coffee shop decorated with recycled items

Philippa Fennes from Germany said that she thought the coffee shop was special and this was her second visit.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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