Re-defining the Japanese restaurant aesthetic, Mitzu focuses capturing a social experience. Drawn in by raw vertical timber panels, Mitzu’s exterior dominates passers eyesight. Enticing people to come closer and gaze through the open timber slits, people are encouraged to feel enveloped within the space.
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1888 Certified is a gourmet butcher and homewares store located in the sunny suburb of Bondi Beach, Sydney. Timber chopping boards, woven bags, aprons and cowhide wallets sit along side various cuts of meats and ready to go meals. The concept of the store is about bringing “field to fork” with a complete head to tail approach.
Jac + Jack has set up shop at Emporium Melbourne, the newly opened supermall in downtown Melbourne. The Australian fashion brand continues to expand its retail network but does so without the generic design approach of many other brands. This is jac + jack’s fourth store, and is a renewed collab with Sydney-based architect George Livissianis.
The open work stations and overt product display encourages intrigue into the butchery, highlighted by the strong use of directional steel rods that frame the exterior. Paired with a warm palette, the butchery emits a homely quality as all barriers are broken down between the professional and the consumer.
The success of this project was based on the place-making approach to design and looked beyond the design brief. The idea of materialism and the relationship between public and private domains were challenged resulting in an enriched design outcome. Eye catching details brought the design to life, such as the yellow tactile.