Posts Tagged ‘australia’

Mitzu restaurant by StudioMKZ, Sydney – Australia

November 18th, 2014

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.

Mama’s Buoi restaurant by Giant Design, Surry Hills – Australia

November 17th, 2014

Mama’s Buoi in Surry Hills was a labour of love to bring to life the founder Bao Huong’s mother’s authentic home cooked meals. Apart from the obvious play on words, a Buoi is a small grapefruit, native to South Asia, and grown in backyards of Vietnamese immigrants in Melbourne.

Jury Cafe by Biasol:Design Studio, Melbourne – Australia

November 10th, 2014

Jury Cafe by Biasol:Design Studio, Melbourne – Australia

Tap espresso and salad bar by Morris Selvatico, Sydney – Australia

November 6th, 2014

Exposed aggregate polished concrete flooring, raw brick, rust tiles and brass signage form the base palette. Smooth finished oak timber was laid on an angle to add a slight edginess to the overall look, while white gloss tiles highlight the main bar area.

1888 Certified butcher by Morris Selvatico, Sydney – Australia

November 6th, 2014

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.

Ansarda office by Those Architects & End of Work, Sydney – Australia

October 21st, 2014

A textured and light filled space overlooking Sydney Harbour and the Opera House, with four 9 metre long custom designed workstations, transparent glass and disappearing walls, flexible spaces, cleverly hidden services and technology, bespoke joinery, and ultra fine detailing.

Tokyo Sushi by Mima Design, Sydney – Australia

October 18th, 2014

The sushi train services the timber booth seating which caters for small groups, and individual diners seated up at the counter. The material palette exudes a sense of elegance and simplicity, in keeping with the Japanese ethos.

Tokyo Ramen by Mima Design, Sydney – Australia

October 10th, 2014

Tokyo Ramen is a perfect inclusion in the Asian food link mall within the newly expanded Macquarie Centre, which is now the second largest shopping centre in Sydney.

Apollo restaurant by George Livissianis, Sydney – Australia

October 7th, 2014

Apollo restaurant by George Livissianis, Sydney – Australia

SIGNAGE & WAYFINDING! Bendigo Library signage system by Hofstede Design

October 3rd, 2014

Drawing inspiration from MGS’s angular forms, and the library’s distinctive flat plan, we created a line pattern based on a 45 degree slant. This element was then played out across a multitude of sign types encompassing wayfinding and statutory signs.

Cannings Free Range Butchers by Fiona Lynch, Melbourne – Australia

October 2nd, 2014

The shop itself has a visually strong, modern and masculine aesthetic that is clearly manifested in the central island fridge (also the shop’s focus point) made out of stone, polished chrome and timber.

Sneakerboy store by March Studio, Melbourne – Australia

September 29th, 2014

The first of many to be rolled out, Sneakerboy Melbourne is at the cusp of this retail revolution. It is an online store you can walk in to; there is no stock, no cash, no till, and no product to take home.

Jack + Jack store by George Livissianis, Melbourne – Australia

September 25th, 2014

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.

Aesop store by Genesin Studio, Adelaide – Australia

September 25th, 2014

Blonde Tasmanian oak is the dominant element here, captured in counters and flooring. Adding an elegant edge to the abundant natural palette are counters inlaid with antique green marble, and which correspond colourwise with strategically placed potted ferns.

ambience Street Lite windows, Melbourne – Australia

September 20th, 2014

Melbourne lighting designers ambience have created a temporary street gallery space in their Fairfield showroom and studio. They’ll be showcasing various light-inspired pieces over the coming months.

Acne Studios store, Melbourne – Australia

September 17th, 2014

Walls are covered in shiny steel and paired with linoleum flooring. The shop is sparsely furnished with boxy displays in a matching grey and an occasional contrasting red. The new Acne Studio store carries the brand’s full range of men’s and women’s apparel, shoes and accessories collections.

Great Dane Rebrand by McCartney Design, Sydney – Australia

September 15th, 2014

Great Dane and McCartney Design have worked in partnership over the past seven years in evolving the Great Dane brand. Although the brand started out as a source for Danish mid century modern furniture, it now embraces the wider idea of Scandinavian luxury.

Tender Gourmet Butchery by StudioMKZ, Sydney – Australia

September 15th, 2014

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.

WINE STORES! Merricks General Wine Store, Merricks – Australia

September 3rd, 2014

Merricks General Wine Store, Merricks – Australia

Platform3 bar by Rptecture Architects, Melbourne – Australia

September 2nd, 2014

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.