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Chatime goes Instagrammable  Shaken ice-tea brand Chatime has incorporated large areas of 3D-painted walls into the interior design of its tea shops in Japan. The vivid designs, which are different in every outlet, were created by local Japanese artists for people to check in on social media. The strategy, which follows the trend to take pictures with bubble tea for social check-ins, has seen customers spending more time queuing for a picture than for a cup of bubble tea. In a similar move,