Posts made in January, 2017


Series two captures more of our early days, as we’re still within the first month of being open. Late summertime vibes continue throughout our warm Colorado fall with sunny outdoor weather, students working indoors, and yummy sweets and coffee found all around! Captured moments courtesy of my friend Liz of LT Fotography. Thanks for stepping into SONDER Coffee, day in the life. SONDER Coffee Day in the Life: Series 2 Photo...

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We’ve graced you with posts on our Grand Opening and Holiday events, gave you sneak peaks on the space and how AWESOME it is that we’re up and running, but I it may be good to backtrack a little to finish some thoughts on build out. The summer was filled with build out craziness: prepping for it, planning it out, executing it— among other things, so you’ve seen the process of SONDER Coffee coming together. Yet...

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I love pictures. I appreciate having something tangible to take hold of, to mark milestones or to capture memories, especially during life’s crazy transitions. I can thank our lovely cousin Violet Odnoralova for coming in to take pictures of us at SONDER during our first week being open. Looking back, I realize even in a short few months we’ve learned so much, have gotten more of a rhythm together, and worked out various...

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Starting any business involves feeling the pressures of the industry. In the coffee world, there can be a number of big or small demands: elaborate latte art, profound tasting notes, entertaining social media, tight branding, or other fanciness and trends. Some coffee shops throw it all to the wind for whatever reason, but then risk falling short of customer expectations or becoming outdated. Is there a balance between these extremes?...

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What a year! Just in these past twelve months you’ve seen us find a location and sign a coffee shop lease, then spend all summer designing and building out what is now SONDER Coffee & Tea. Our lives have forever changed and this year will never be forgotten. It’s definitely a cause worthy of celebration. Our Christmastime decor was up for the season, but New Years Eve it all came down to get ready for 2017. We love a...

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