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The French bistro in a rum factory: Bistrot Gavroche
Bistrot Gavroche in Kensington Street Chippendale, from the menu through to the interior, is unmistakably French. It’s not trying to be one step removed from its namesake, it’s right on top. Brought together by Design Portfolio, the Parisian Bistro is in what was once a Sydney rum factory.
Going for gold: Studio P designs Bondi fitness centre
Fitness chain Gold’s Gym has just opened its doors in the Pacific Bondi Beach development, with a state-of-the-art facility designed by Studio P. Evoking a simple, understated and relaxed elegance, the space has been designed to reflect the very best of Bondi Beach.
Embracing brick and concrete with Smart Design Studio
SDS has designed an exemplar medium-density property which reflects an increasing public desire for good design – an apparently simple building that gradually reveals a series of ideas, both individual and unique.
Mills Gorman’s Fitzroy Heritage House
Muted tones and finely detailed steelwork pattern the façade of the home, which serves as a nod to what was once an industrial neighbourhood, through an interior comprised original bricks, timber, and blackened steel.
Exposed interiors at Melrose Health
By dissolving the line between office and warehouse, Bent Architecture transforms a typically mundane building into a dynamic new headquarters for Melrose, a national health product company based in outer-eastern Melbourne.
Blue horizons at the Elements of Byron resort
Brisbane architecture firm Shane Thompson Architects has designed the resort, situated on the beach of Byron Bay, Australia – a project that is respectful of its unique and special 50 acre site, with almost two kilometres of beach frontage.
Geometrical abode: The Northcote House
To create a home for a family of six, Timmins+Whyte took the client’s existing residence and added a modern extension to the back. The addition carefully considers use of space – providing a domain that encourages time spent together as a family unit, while simultaneously allowing quiet space for individual use.
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.