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Monthly Archives: February 2005

The "No Soft Drugs" sign

Coffee Connection

The Coffee Connection was founded by Leigh McDonald, an American expat in Amsterdam. She had trained under Alfred Peete, the Dutch expat who introduced coffee-shops as we know them to America. How is that for an odd twist? Each batch of beans were roasted by the

Winter Gloed

Douwe Egbert “Winter Gloed”

Each winter, the Dutch coffee brand Douwe Egberts launches a seasonal coffee flavor. This poster sold “Winter Gloed” (gloed as in amber / glow – heat) by showing the warm red packaging in a snowy scene during the day. When the abri lit up at night