Terracotta, brick, granite: Technē’s Poacher & Hound
“The project is imagined as the sanctuary of a harsh terrain traveller. Brass objects scattered throughout the space are found treasured pieces, bridging the gap between the natural elements and the fine graphic elements.” Poacher & Hound is one of the latest hospitality projects designed by Technē Architecture + Interior Design.
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Turrisi Properties’ headquarters by ROTHELOWMAN
Inspired by West End’s aesthetic, the new Turrisi Properties HQ is a culmination of warmth, industrial elements, and modern textures. Located at the rear of an apartment block, the office allows the property development team to be immersed in their customers’ everyday lives.
Jimmy Grants’ migration story inspires new venue fitout
The design of each Jimmy Grants restaurant represents a different aspect of the fictional character’s migration story. For Eastland, Technē Architecture designed a space that references the quintessentially Australian back shed, complete with a modern twist and the restaurant’s token shades of blue.
Going green at Garden Kitchen & Bar
“A ubiquitous, live foliage feature wall in the built environment aims to captivate guests and sets the scene for a welcoming and relaxed dining experience,” says Susan Rossi of DBI Design. The studio has just finished up work on a sleek green interior at Garden Kitchen & Bar on the Gold Coast.
Historical grandeur at Werribee Mansion
A new lease of life has been given to the Refectory at Werribee Mansion by Doherty Design Studio, stripped of a 1980s refurbishment in favour of gentle grey and white highlights which accentuate the original plasterwork and classic architectural elements.
Design movement: Umbilico Circus School
“If you are swinging around on a trapeze, the world stays still and you are continually moving around in relation to it, so your relationship to the room continually changes,” said Dunn & Hillam director Lee Hillam. The studio recently renovated the Umbilico Circus and Movement School in Rosebery, creating a bright design that emphasises dimension and point of view.
Inside the cover of the Toowoomba City Library
Establishing trust in a bold design vision is more challenging – but also more rewarding – when your clients include the public and their elected representatives, as Peddle Thorp and James Cubitt Architects (JCA) discovered during their development for the design of the new Toowoomba City Library.
Studio Y’s raw interior
For Melbourne’s specialty dessert bar Raw Trader, Studio Y has created an interior that envelops the patron in a tactile and rustic industrial environment.
WWI centenary marked by nautical museum
Marking the centenary of WWI, the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) has launched Action Stations, a $12-million dollar museum designed by multi-disciplinary studio Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (FJMT).
Shapes and shadows: the architect at home
In the Melbourne suburb of Brighton, Robert Puksand of Gray Puksand has completed a $1.8 million residential project – his own family home. A field of irregular shapes and colours, the space is a playful exploration of architecture in the most personal of settings.
Matt Woods brews interior for second Rabbit Hole store
In an area set to become a thriving precinct for hospitality design, The Rabbit Hole will open their second store in Barangaroo South this June, again enlisting Matt Woods Design to provide their signature flair.