The soulofItaly’s coffee lives in its coffeebars where centuries of tradition meet the modern barista’s expertise and understated, elegant style. If you’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy a genuineItaliancoffeeexperience, close your eyes, and take yourself back. It’s an experienceilly wants to share with the world, and one that gave rise to espressamenteilly: a global network of cafésunitingthegenuineItaliancoffeebartradition with illy’s design sensibilities. This ambitious project – 200 cafés in the main cities of 34 countries, and growing fast – brings illy coffee and products designed to enhance coffee pleasure to passionate coffee lovers seeking to refuel, reflect, or just relax. Whether situated in a bustling cosmopolitan shopping district, in a museum, or at a major international airport, every espressamenteilly embodies the valuesofbeauty, goodness and the constantpursuitofperfection. Each espressamente illy states a different concept of place, of tasting an international café with a contemporaryItaliandesign. Where the uniqueness of illy espresso is accompanied by a selection of typical Italian food and the supply of all products in the world of illy. Those who wish to discover or rediscover the pleasure of a good espresso can do it in a warm environment, evoking an experience of taste, style and excellence. At the same time, and quite wonderfully, no two espressamente illy cafés are exactly alike. Each offers a contemporary, local take on the tradition of the Italian coffee bar, so visitors feel comfortable and at home while enjoying the pleasure of goodespresso and a selection of typical Italian bar cuisine, and an overall experience of taste, style and excellence.