Posts Tagged ‘australia’

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.

Case Meallin office by Mim Design, Melbourne – Australia

June 3rd, 2014

Case Meallin office by Mim Design, Melbourne – Australia

CLINIC DESIGN! A & R Plastic Surgery by BASE Architecture, Brisbane – Australia

June 1st, 2014

The concept rotates around the impact of first impressions, the natural curves of the human body, and the notion of calculated / rational beauty. The practice was to reflect attention to detail, cutting edge technology and passion for aesthetics.

CLINIC DESIGN! Flourish Paediatrics by Molecule, Melbourne – Australia

May 28th, 2014

The insertion of a thickened, cabinetry wall into the existing tenancy creates the consultation room as a contained space within the larger volume. The wall incorporates storage and habitable niches; by blurring the line between carpentry and cabinetry, the project carefully integrates fitout, furniture and furnishing elements to create a unified whole.

Yo Story frozen yoghurt store by ORO design, Sydney – Australia

May 20th, 2014

The main concept behind Yo Story’s design was to have all functions along the main feature wall, excluding the toppings and POS, which are situated on island benches in the centre of the store, encouraging smooth flow and circulation.

Norman Disney & Young Office by MKDC, Perth – Australia

May 17th, 2014

Central to the design philosophy was a hybrid approach to Activity Based Working & the concept of Biophilia: bringing nature indoors. NDY championed a collaborative and team focussed space that embraced human technologies and a variety of work environments – however it was determined that designated work points better aligned with their business model.

Hotel Hotel, Canberra – Australia

May 13th, 2014

Hotel Hotel is a collaboration between designers, artists, artisans and fantasists. We love hotels, not for their swank but for reminding us of our transience and the importance of romance.

@Panache Café by Mink Studio Design, Perth – Australia

May 5th, 2014

A natural palette of ply and timber was chosen, with contrasting slate & white, offering a crisp, organic atmosphere to match the raw food offering. Suspended ceiling screens form a back drop for an array of replica Tom Dixon “Beat” pendant lights hanging through the screens.

CBD Head Office by Mink Studio Design, Perth – Australia

May 5th, 2014

As a leading product + food innovator, effective space planning was required within their multiple test kitchens to sufficiently demonstrate the product and to develop new recipes. A product maintenance division along with a large storage facility was integrated into the back of house building design.