Posts Tagged ‘australia’

Criniti’s restaurant, Australia

August 19th, 2014


A chain of Italian restaurants in Australia, Criniti’s, generate a rustic atmosphere with a range of architectural lighting.

Akis Spa by Studio MKZ, Sydney – Australia

August 16th, 2014

The linear detailed entrance compliments the circular wall partitions to offer a sense of removal. To contrast, mirror panels line the adjacent wall to create the illusion of a larger space. This is further achieved through a calm palette, as light ceiling and floor finished delicately contrast with the leather detailing to portray a sense of sophisticated indulgence.

Autolyse Bakery by loopcreative, Sydney – Australia

August 13th, 2014

Classic Bentwood chairs, marble tables with brass edging form part of the design to reinforce that this is to be considered a serious reinvention on french style baking.

Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research (North) by Hames Sharley, Nedlands

August 10th, 2014

The PC2 OGTR laboratory space has been designed to be generic in planning and function in order to support research interests rather than territorial silos.

Wagaya Japanese Restaurant by Vie Studio, Melbourne – Australia

August 8th, 2014

Housed in what used to be an old cinema, Vie Studio has transform this double volume space into a bespoke Japanese Izakaya Restaurant, offering diners a modern yet authentic dining experience.

Aesop Nasothèque windows at Myer, Melbourne – Australia

August 3rd, 2014

Aesop have taken over the typically ostentatious Myer windows with a thought-provoking and visually stunning examination of the human olfactory sense. The oft forgotten and ignored ‘nose’ takes centre stage in this seven window performance piece, the Aesop Nasothèque.

Capri on via Roma market by Landini Associates, Gold Coast – Australia

August 1st, 2014

Landini Associates developed the strategy and designed the market hall interior, identity, way finding, graphics and even the leasing brochures for Capri on via Roma, the Gold Coast’s long-awaited new fresh-food market.

Spring street grocer by KGA Architects, Melbourne – Australia

July 30th, 2014

Bringing a sense of cheer, bounce and freshness to an otherwise harsh Melbourne street, is a corner shop that goes by Spring Street Grocer.

Hihou restaurant by Denton Corker Marshall, Melbourne – Australia

July 19th, 2014

The Hihou design uses simple ideas to achieve a distinctive Japanese atmosphere. The use of sliding screens, feature wall and planter boxes achieves an effective multipurpose use of the space. The sliding screens enable the venue to interchange between a bright and fresh atmosphere, to dark and moody, by sliding into different positions.

FLAGSHIP STORES! Kloke flagship store by SIBLING, Melbourne – Australia

July 19th, 2014

The store is organised around an invisible grid that emerges in parts, such as in display components and a timber stairway to heaven. The rule of the grid carries through to the life of the store, where it provides a system by which the store can be re-organised over time.

Ramen House restaurant by StudioMKZ, Sydney – Australia

July 16th, 2014

Taking the restaurant’s name in the most literal sense, Ramen House utilizes the simple geometry of the ‘house’, as its main design feature.

Odd Fellow Bar by Paul Burnham, Fremantle – Australia

July 11th, 2014

The basement bar of the historic Norfolk Hotel in Fremantle, Australia, has been upgraded into an intimate spirits bar and a live music venue.

Mad Mex grill restaurant by McCartney Design, Sydney – Australia

July 9th, 2014

The core value of Mad Mex is the pursuit of the most authentic Mexican food experience. The design is inspired by Mexican street cafés and taquerias. We emphasised real and unsophisticated materials and traditional street signage. 

Hurricane’s Express restaurant by Nufurn & Giant Design, Sydney – Australia

July 9th, 2014

Replica Jean Prouve restaurant chairs sit under solid Tasmanian oak table tops, which are handmade here in Australia. They include the restaurant logo literally branded into the wood. Our favourite feature of all however, is the beautiful exposed ceiling with its intricate maze of black painted beams and pipes.

Karl Azzi Hairdressers by StudioMKZ, Sydney – Australia

July 8th, 2014

The overall task lighting is dependent on the lower sections of the tenancy walls, and at the same time is a major element in the overall design scheme. The tenancy column at the heart of the space has been shed of any existing finishes by its previous tenant and now stands true to its raw form.

Noosa Chocolate Factory, Brisbane – Australia

July 2nd, 2014

The shelving consists of 84 handmade pine crates suspended floor to ceiling from the walls, these are screen-printed with the black Noosa Chocolate Factory logo. Australian made plywood panels serve to display the brands gift hampers and fresh rocky road products.

Tony Bianco store by Prospace Design Studios, Melbourne – Australia

June 16th, 2014

The fixture system was designed to be more a collection of furniture, featuring hand crafted brass and timber tables, shelving units with slabs of cement and monolithic plinths combining with leather screens to create multiple merchandising opportunities and a journey for the customer to discover the various ranges within the seasonal collection.

Birkenstock Australia headquarters by Melbourne Design Studios, Melbourne – Australia

June 14th, 2014

By using the shopfront as a main entrance for all, everyone experiences the ʻfront of houseʼ, where the shoe meets the end customer.

Ansarada office by Those Architects, Sydney – Australia

June 12th, 2014



What you see is not what you get. The biggest challenge for us was to figure out how to accommodate the technological brief in a way that retains the integrity of the space.

Capsule store by Prospace Design Studios, Melbourne – Australia

June 8th, 2014

The shop front, consisting of large lattice like screens made up of black metal rods, encased in a timber frame, and enclosed within a ceramic tiled portal, creates a substantial impact on entry to the store.