Posts Tagged ‘timber’

Katuaq Cultural Centre by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, Greenland

February 24th, 2017

Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, Schmidt Hammer Lassen won an international competition in 1992 to design the building with a proposal intended to reflect Greenland’s dramatic landscape. The 4,800-square-metre Katuaq Cultural Centre of Greenland in Nuuk has survived two decades of the country’s unforgiving climate since opening in 1997.

Intango offices by T+R Studio, Tel-Aviv – Israel

February 14th, 2017

With warm timber, neutral tones and bold orange and light blue contrasts, the reception provides a modest, smart & welcoming client experience.

Vine & Grind espresso bar by Morris Selvatico, Sydney – Australia

February 14th, 2017

Beautiful hand-made terracotta tiles were selected for the counter front, marble bench tops and Porters paint’s Palm Beach black was applied to timber paneling.

Slack’s European headquarters by ODOS Architects, Dublin – Ireland

February 3rd, 2017

Slack branding is kept minimal, with one company logo branded into wood panels by the lift and another lettered in black behind the reception. “The fit-out expresses the company’s desired aesthetic rather than an explicit use of corporate colours and logos,” said ODOS Architects.

Zushi Barangaroo restaurant by Koichi Takada Architects, Sydney – Australia

January 14th, 2017

Located on the Barangaroo waterfront, Zushi Barangaroo is the third restaurant for the Zushi Group, whose Darlinghurst and Surry Hills venues are consistently named among Sydney’s favourite Japanese restaurants for their modern, innovative yet authentic food featuring the highest quality ingredients.

37th Street at Asian Corner restaurant by TD solutions, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

January 10th, 2017

The combination of simple and raw finishing materials such as concrete, timber, patterned glass, bamboo pendants… sent the restaurant back to the time of 1950s in Saigon and recalled the values of Asian textures.

The Inverted Truss by B+P Architects, Taipei – Taiwan

January 4th, 2017

The main timber truss for the retail shop at the front room introduces the idea of “Structure as furniture”, a free-standing individual component that is detached with the existing wall. The idea of moderate intervention with minimal attaches and less anchoring that will undermine the existing building is taking place in this project.

Stomping Ground restaurant by Studio Y, Melbourne – Australia

December 14th, 2016



Designed by Studio Y, the space is considered in approach with vintage-industrial finishes featuring Carrara marble, timber and blackened steel.

Dust Bakery by Vie Studio, Sydney – Australia

December 9th, 2016

The design aims to express a refined and elegant design and the choice of materials reflect the store’s philosophy on authentic ingredients. Timeless materials such as travertine, sandstone and timber are chosen for their earthy tones and simplicity.

Margherita & Co restaurant by Vie Studio, Sydney – Australia

December 9th, 2016


Materials such as brass, timber, marble and patterned tiles are also used to bring out the unique identity in the pizzeria industry. Margherita & Co provides two types of sensations for visitors – a cosy and comfortable environment during the daytime whilst a bustling and vibrant atmosphere with entertainment by night.

LUSH store lighting by Michael Grubb Studio, Manchester – UK

December 7th, 2016

The interior features a palette of timber and white tiles, with neutral tones contrasting with bold graphics and the vibrant colours of Lush’s product range. Optelma’s linear LEDs and spotlights combine to create layers of light, forming a dynamic, energy-efficient environment.

Public Library of Constitucion by Sebastian Irarrazaval, Constitucion – Chile

December 5th, 2016

Thin wooden planks create a louvered system that covers the sky lit pitched roofs, filtering and controlling direct light so as not to disturb the readers inside. Custom made furniture serves multi-purpose functions, offering various seating arrangements, tables, and shelving in one fixture.

Patagonia Meatpacking store by MNA, New York City

October 25th, 2016

The use of reclaimed timber and brick along with subway tile, raw steel, wired glass and a functioning meat rail creates connection to the historic building type that houses the store.

Icebreaker shop-in-shop by Double Retail, Munich – Germany

October 24th, 2016

A framing element of wet chestnut timber encapsulates each space while threaded merino yarn works to create subtle area dividers. This rustic material palette contrasts with the black steelwork of the fixtures and bold, brushed steel Icebreaker logo present at each site.

Aesop store by Pattersons, Auckland – New Zealand

October 3rd, 2016

Exposed whitewashed bricks have been paired with recycled and newly lacquered rimu timber, covering both the floor and two walls. The furnishings comprise of beautifully crafted metal cabinets and shelving, a sales desk, and last but not least, Aesop’s prerequisite shop attribute, a concrete sink embedded in a metal framework.

Aesop store by Marion Mouny, Lausanne – Switzerland

September 29th, 2016

The new Aesop boutique stocks the brand’s full range of skin, body and hair care products by the architect Marion Mouny based in Lausanne.

Stefania Tsikandilakis pharmacy by Lefteris Tsikandilakis, Heraklion, Crete – Greece

September 14th, 2016

The timber on the floor is girdled with a strip of marble in varying shapes and elegant pathway tiles leading from the entrance to the service counter. The teal color on the walls and the white ceiling illuminates the space and balances the hardness of the metal to highlight the products.

Museum of Canada Boutique by Lumsden Design, Ottawa – Canada

September 12th, 2016

White stained Canadian maple and black and white American oak are used, sometimes cut so the grain is on the diagonal as a playful visual element.

Aesop store by Fernando and Humberto Campana, São Paulo – Brazil

September 8th, 2016

The countertops and product displays are all composed of the same bricks, and paired with sisal fibre on the walls to further enhance their specific decorative appearance.

First Base pizza by Inhouse Brand Architects, Cape Town – South Africa

September 2nd, 2016

The custom-made tiles, in muted shades of orange, green and blue along with grey, white and brown, cascade along a feature wall and over the central part of the flooring, making a powerful statement and adding a twist of fun and creativity to the space.