Manta Ray Coffee Roastery by We Are Humble features a wabi-sabi feel

Tucked away in a former mechanics workshop in Nunawading is the new Manta Ray Coffee Roastery and café by client Vincent Gao, realised by We Are Humble. The practice expressed its affection for industrial aesthetics as the design juxtaposes industrial minimalism with hand-crafted artisanal elements.  The idea was to create a space that would give […]

Living with light – Casa Cassata house by Timmins + Whyte

What do you get when you mix a love for timber, Italian inspirations, and an abundance of natural light? A family home that “feels like it’s hugging you”, says Timmins + Whyte Architecture and Interior Design co-founder Sally Timmins. Receiving its namesake from the fruity, colourful Italian dessert, Casa Cassata is a home designed to […]

Bilgola Beach house by Olson Kundig – for the love of dunes

Nestled in the sand dunes of Bilgola Beach, this 873-square-metre family home by Olson Kundig is located on the northern coast of Sydney, Australia.  Passing through palm trees and Norfolk Pines, the site’s entrance leads through the solid volumes of the home’s main and guest wings. Upon approaching the front door, the view opens up […]

Akesa Pharma by PTID – science within a heritage envelope

Akesa Pharma by PTID is the prowess of liaising global pharma research with local innovation and investment within a heritage envelope.  Akesa Pharma provides globally leading services in the niche delivery of pharmaceutical products for clinical trials.  PTID made sure this workplace remained the physical embodiment of their confidence in Melbourne’s place in the world […]

House of Stone and Soul by Robson Rak – a calming quintessence

Manly Pacific – an ode to oceanic beauty