Starbucks Reinvents the Customer Experience in the Prestigious Carrousel du Louvre

  • The wooden wall covering is made from champagne racks reclaimed from the French wine industry
  • The café chairs and tables were found in French flea markets and given new life by local craftsmen
  • The wood used for the bar and community table-top is naturally treated, locally-supplied French oak
  • The coffee mills were found in French flea markets and are used as design elements to communicate Starbucks coffee heritage
  • Burlap bags used as wall covering were reclaimed from one of Starbucks roasting plants
  • Low-flow faucets help conserve water and energy
  • The majority of waste resulting from the construction was reused or recycled
  • Paints are natural, water-based and chemical free
  • The store was built following LEED® construction guidelines
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Carmen, shift supervisor, Texas