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A Higher Desk Podcast With Slothee Espresso Founder Jessica Lui

Umeko Motoyoshi interviews Vancouver, BC-based Slothee Espresso founder Jessica Lui on the newest episode of A Higher Desk. Lui makes a speciality of a type of latte artwork referred to as etching (when instruments are used after milk is poured to attract and/or sculpt) and creates unbelievable works of colourful artwork. With Slothee Espresso, Lui teaches latte artwork lessons, organizes espresso service pop-ups, and works as a photographer and content-creator.

latte art print by jess lui in a frame. latte art has written text on it "you're my fav human bean" with two beans colored brown and a red heart. art drawn (or etched) on white milk foam with a border of coffee around it. mug handle on left side.
Artwork print from Slothee Espresso’s Etsy retailer.

Slothee Espresso’s internet retailer presents tees, coasters, artwork prints, stickers, co-branded Umeshiso merchandise, and cute vessels. The Slothee Espresso Etsy retailer presents much more stickers, artwork prints, and ephemera—and Lui even commissions customized work on-line. For the newest, take a look at the Slothee Espresso Instagram @slothee.espresso.

On this episode, Lui talks about working as a barista over a decade in the past, leaving espresso to work in a company surroundings, and beginning Slothee Espresso in 2019 as a technique to reconnect with the specialty espresso group. Part of that connection is collaboration, like Slothee Espresso’s current collaboration with Atlanta’s Tanbrown Espresso for Asian Heritage Month, making a sticker-pack bundled with a anaerobic washed course of espresso from Thailand ($30 CAD).

collaboration tanbrown slothee coffee

“The espresso group, it’s proven me a aspect of humanity that was misplaced in all these years in a company workplace,” Lui tells Motoyoshi. This episode is particularly inspiring, hopeful, and inspiring to anybody who might really feel caught or misplaced of their present state of affairs.

Hear under for the entire interview with Jessica Lui and Umeko Motoyoshi.

A Higher Desk is a podcast on the Sprudge Media Community. Host Umeko Motoyoshi talks to company and discusses social, financial, and environmental sustainability. “Sustainability means a whole lot of various things, however listed below are my guiding questions, the questions I need to discover,” explains Motoyoshi. “What sustains communities? What sustains relationships? What sustains your coronary heart?”

A Higher Desk is sponsored by Pacific Barista Collection.

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Transcript out there Could 13, 2023.

This episode is accessible now by way of Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or load it up in your favourite podcast platform utilizing this RSS hyperlink. Subscribe, like, fee, and overview A Higher Desk on Apple Podcasts.

Make sure to take a look at previous episodes together with interviews with Bianka Alloyn And Sabreen Naimah, Chris McAuley, Cydni Patterson, Nick CastellanoWill Frith, Laetitia Mukandahiro, Emily Haddad, Adam JacksonBey, Kim Elena Ionescu, Alice Wong, Latasha Barr Lewis, Madeleine Longoria Garcia, and Camden Myer.

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