Coffee with Creatives – September 2023

Connect with us at our monthly meetup.

AIGA Houston is returning to Midtown coffee shop, Un Caffè, one last time for our September meetup, Coffee with Creatives! Come get your midday specialty caffeine fix with their Italian-style coffee. If you’re already stocked up on caffeine, they also offer wine, beer and nonalcoholic drinks, as well as local pastries and assorted Korean snacks. Make sure to drop by before we move locations.

This month, we are inviting local leaders to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with fun crafts and a quick cultural lesson. Our September guests include: Sabrina Smith of The Witch Designs, Amy Truong of Majestic Lion Dance and Qi Guo. See full bios of our guests below.

Join Us

  • Saturday, September 30, 2023
  • 2–4 p.m. CT
  • Un Caffè
  • 3217 Milam St
  • Houston, TX 77006
  • Free and open to the public.

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran in the creative community or a recent graduate, this is the palace to connect with Houston designers, developers, photographers, makers, and more.

Use hashtag #aigahouston

Design: Bereniz Velazquez

About Un Caffè

Un Caffè is a coffee shop located in Midtown on the corner of Milam and Elgin St. This new roastery and coffee bar gives guests a taste of Italian-style coffee with a distinct focus on craft and performance. With a passion for the craft, coffee specialist and owner Soonkack Kook invites you to visit this friendly coffee resource for the community while he shares his knowledge and love in all of the coffee blends he creates.


Limited metered street parking is available in front of the shop and on surrounding streets. The use of rideshare and carpooling are highly encouraged.

About Our Guests

The Witch Designs

The Witch Designs is a witchy and nature-inspired shop that aims to create wearable and practical art for the everyday human. Their jewelry, stickers, and petite home decor goods are made by hand with love and intention in their witches hut (home studio).

Majestic Lion Dance

Majestic Lion Dance/Đoàn Lân Đại Việt is Texas’s first Hong Kong style lion dance team. Blending the line between traditional and modern, their mission is to bring fun and thrilling performances to Houston’s lion dance scene.

Qi Guo

Qi Guo is a multimedia designer and AIGA Houston’s Programming Chair. She earned a BFA in Graphic Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY and works on a wide variety of projects from brand identity design to motion graphics.

Local Discounts

When you attend our Coffee with Creatives at Un Caffè, you can get exclusive discounts to local shops: All The Feels, The Flora Culture and Sweetgreen. Swing by our event to get the inside scoop!




AIGA Houston

As the profession’s oldest and largest professional organization for design, AIGA seeks to advance design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. Locally, the Houston chapter focuses on building community, strengthening skills and advocating for design. We are a 100% volunteer-powered nonprofit organization.


We are committed to programming that is as inclusive as possible. If you require special assistance, accommodations or wheelchair seating, please email the Officers at least 7 business days before the scheduled event. 

Code of Conduct

By registering and or attending any of our events, you agree to abide by AIGA Houston’s Code of Conduct.

Recording Disclosure: Your registration and/or presence constitutes permission to use photos, audio and video recording taken in the public spaces of our event for promotional and educational purposes in connection with AIGA Houston activities, corresponding publications and AIGA Houston managed websites. If you would prefer to not be included in photos or videos, please contact a board member or event volunteer to discuss further options.

COVID-19 Disclaimer: We understand that the Coronavirus pandemic is ongoing and constantly evolving. We can’t wait to see you in-person, but the health of our community is of the utmost importance. Please follow local recommendations regarding vaccinations, masks and social distancing while at AIGA events to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

When & Where
Sat, Sep 30, 2023
Un Caffè
3217 Milam St
Houston , TX 77006