Most people perceive art as the work of artists, musicians, writers, actors, which touches the strings of the soul, makes you feel, think, experience. But there is art that fills with warmth, bright aroma, anticipation of pleasure. it the art of coffee, allowing you to plunge into the mysterious world of the divine drink.
In Italy, half a century ago, the profession of barista emerged, which immediately became very popular, since two-thirds of the world's population could not imagine life without a cup of aromatic coffee for breakfast. And the latte art movement (from Italian milk + art), which has emerged among baristas over the past decade, has begun to spread around the world at an amazing speed.
In Korea, the movement was spearheaded by a 26-year-old barista with 10 years of experience, Lee Kang Bin, who far surpassed the traditional art of latte art. Having invented his unusual way of making latte coffee, he introduced the entire spectrum of colors and various motifs that impress with their uniqueness.
The owner of C. Through coffee shop in Seoul, talented master Lee Kang Bin prepares for his guests not just a fragrant drink, but gives unforgettable moments of pleasure, turning every latte into a stunning masterpiece.
Armed with only a thin metal rod and a palette of food colors, a barista can paint on milk foam pictures of famous paintings such as Van Gogh's Starry Night, cute cartoon faces, various portraits, flowers and much more. Bean never learned to draw specifically. … And this once again confirms the fact that the creator sleeps in every person.
The masterful ideas that he embodies on cups of coffee lattes have earned him tens of thousands of fans. He can be confidently called a "Doctor of Coffee Sciences", possessing a delicate taste, the gift of an artist, and the ability to give people joy. And the barista himself calls his drawings in latte art - Crem art.
Every year, professional championships are held in the world coffee art … Among them, the World Barista Championship is the main championship for coffee master Lee Kang Bin, in which he acts as a judge.