T by Luxbite’s interior is a lesson on creative ways to cheat space

WALA has designed the interior of Melbourne patisserie T by Luxbite where creative use of small spaces permeates through the design. The shop’s 19sqm ground floor corner location along Flinders Lane required a stronger emphasis on shop-front prominence and the need to maximise the use of all available internal space. The owners required five separate purpose-built fridges […]

Retail design firms i2C Architects and TRG Queensland merge

i2C Architects is set to expand up the country’s east coast, after announcing its amalgamation with Brisbane-based TRG Queensland. Currently located in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, the architecture and design firm’s merger with TRG Queensland will see it offer a robust skill set and expanded client database, with full coverage across Australia. It is expected that […]

C.Kairouz Architects designs a home with a perceived split personality

C.Kairouz Architects has designed a home in Melbourne’s Northcote that balances the dynamic of old and new both visually and functionally, alluding to a home of two halves.  The main challenge set by the owner was to transform the dilapidated-yet-characterful art deco house and create a modern family home with a ‘wow factor’, large enough […]

SITE Architecture Studio’s design for school ‘supports multiple modes of learning’

SITE Architecture Studio’s design for the redevelopment of Hale Junior School in Perth aims to realise its vision of ‘Prepare, Teach and Connect’. Following an extensive master planning process, it was clear the original 1960’s school buildings needed to be rebuilt to meet the vision and future needs of the school. A new pre-primary facility […]

CHROFI designs a ‘public living room’ for the community of Maitland

In pictures: 2018 IDEA Gala