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The best part of waking up, is Toy Machine in your cup.
Skateboarding-wise, Alvin Flip creates the greatest cups of coffee ever brewed. He's amassed a huge following on Instagram, updating thousands of fans with his artisan cups of Joe.
We first took notice of Alvin when he started tagging Toy Machine, notifying us of his bloodsucking cups of coffee. Since then, Alvin has brewed hundreds of skateboarding inspired cups of java; all out of a small coffee shop he works at in Indonesia .
We wanted to catch up with Alvin to get to know a little about him and show off his loyal pawn-esque creations.
This is the cup of coffee we first took notice of Alvin Flip's caffeinated creations.
What's up Alvin, where do you live?
I live in Bandung ,Indonesia.
How do you take your coffee?
What's you favorite place to drink you coffee?
Green Cake & Coffee is my favorite one.
Inspired from the Colonial Foot Soldier's ditch ad.
How long have you been a barista in a coffee shop?
I work in coffee shop 2 years. I so love coffee.
Loyal Pawn and Toy Machine intern, Otto Ray created a drawing inspired by Jeremy Leabres' "Welcome to the Team" photo for Emerica. World's collided when Alvin got a hold of it.
Where did you learn to make all the cool cafe latte foam art?
I learn coffee in 2 years for basic...I create for my own imagination....heheheWhen did you start making the skateboard coffee art?
When I first know how to make coffee.
Do you create the foam art first try?
Yes, I do it first try.
How long have you been skating?
5 years now:)
Do you get special requests from customers for certain kinds of art in their coffee?
Sometimes and I always have my kind of request.
Any skateboarders request their favorite brands?
Yeah Toy Machine of course and Emerica.
An homage to the Farewell deck done for Austin Stephens.
Do you create any other art besides coffee?
Mmm... sometime I make a tie dye tees, if I have an order.
Activated from the sole of Collin Provost's Emerica X Toy Machine collab shoe.
The cup of coffee you were looking for to make your life complete. #toymachinexvolcom
Thank you for always making rad cups of coffee Alvin.
So great to talk with you.I love to create coffee for people to make them happy and I can smile looking my coffee made too...hehehe..that's all.
Classic. Welcome Monster.
Awesome, thank you Alvin. Keep up the great work!
Filmed by Bryan Betz & Adam Mills.