Latte Art – Charming Coffee Designs

Latte Art is a trend that has become popular several years ago. The secret is simple – you have to stir espresso and steamed milk creating charming surface pattern or even design. Coffee foam art requires great skills but results are truly awesome. Today there are few international Latte Art contests where best artists (each of them is called “barista”) demonstrate their creativity and original performance. We thought that it would be a great inspiration for you people to see the collection of some of the most original examples of these amazing designs.

Wikipedia:
A barista (from the Italian for “bartender”) is a person, usually a coffee-house employee, who prepares and serves espresso-based coffee drinks.

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  • http://www.dragonontheweb.com Steve Burns

    Oh what brilliant art work! These are just to good to drink! I love a latte but this is sensational.

  • http://abhyudaymathur.blog.co.in Abhyuday

    this is out of this world but guys have done this….they simply rocks,,,….

  • gern

    Wouldn’t the latte be cold after making these?

  • Ron

    Totally SHOPPED!

  • Kia

    That’s amazing! It’d be so surprising to get one of those. Probably super hard to make, though.
    Wonder how they’re made…

  • Que

    the ones that take the most skill are simply poured, no drawing done, all just with the pouring of the milk into the espresso. they’ve been doing that here in Seattle for years.

  • Tyler

    To clear up possible confusion and/or questions about these;

    These works can be done two different ways, by hand, and others use a “printer” style design process, in which a printer will actually create the image through whatever liquid they use.

    Doing these by hand take anywhere from 2-25 seconds, which is more then enough time to keep the caps/lattes hot.

    Most of the hand done stuff is mostly done through the pouring process and dragging a toothpick through to create the designs.

    The main issue is you can’t do these slow, otherwise the foam starts to break apart and the image dies, so it takes a quick hand when pouring/picking through the cream to make the images.

  • Passa

    where’s all the nice free-pour stuff? this is all etching. still quite inventive though

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  • Hannah

    this is real! in st. louis city there is a coffee house where a worker does this with the tip of the thermometer! she doesnt use any type of printer…just her imagination! it is truly amazing! she will do any requests or just whatever comes to her mind…i love people with the creativity like this! :)

  • shad sonneberger

    bad ass!! Now thats a 7.00 latte!!

  • Anon

    Too bad I hate coffee, otherwise I’d be drooling

  • ian

    It’s not shopped. There’s a coffee shop on Capitol Hill in Seattle called Vivace that does this. Look them up.

  • ron’s a fag

    its not shopped and your a fucking tard for saying so.

  • Werowl

    If it was shopped half of them wouldnt look like shit

  • scott

    i think ron was just fuckin with you guys… these are awesome tho. the unicorn one is pretty obviously printed in some way. but its still pretty cool

  • juliapeacelover101

    that’s awesome! i want a latte like that

  • Malaki24

    they were really cool

  • Malaki24

    they were really cool

  • carme3

    So cool!

  • Balls McFinkelstein

    shut up

  • Yolandar

    You can see these being done on YouTube

  • Armen

    I would feel so comforted to drink the one with the teddy bear.

  • A-roddy-boy

    ron has been trolling for 1yr +

    lolz

  • http://arenacreative.com/ ArenaCreative.com Stock Photos

    me too!

  • http://arenacreative.com/ ArenaCreative.com Stock Photos

    these are amazing! talk about art that gives you energy too :D

  • Goa doodle

    This is possibly my favorite post of yours ever ever ever. more info visit :GDD Coffee Bar Brisbane …………

  • http://www.facebook.com/KenLodato Kenneth Lodato

    You should do a video tutorial on how to do this, because I am trying it every morning as i make my espresso.

  • Ashley

    all i can do are hearts