Original stone flooring was the design inspiration for this London bar

This coffee-come-cocktail bar in the heart of south-east London’s Deptford was inspired by the site’s original stone flooring. Drawing on the flooring, EBBA Architects decided to use a raw and earthy colour palette for the venue, named Stockton. Instead of simple painted walls, a rough plasterwork was explored to line the walls; a technique that dates […]

Andina Notting Hill: a restaurant with subtle Peruvian references

Barcelona-based studio El Equipo Creativo has designed a new restaurant for Peruvian food chain Andina in London’s Notting Hill, which gives a subtle nod to the South American country. The studio describes its design process below.  The creative process started with a trip to Peru with the client to dive into the Andean culture and get […]

Bates Smart’s Park Hotel design acknowledges the site’s equine past

Bates Smart has released the initial design for Australia’s first Park Hotel hospitality development, which will be located on the former horse stable and livestock auction sale yard, Kirk’s Bazaar in Melbourne. Located at 360 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, the studio will deliver the architecture and interior design scheme for the 23-storey Park Hotel by Roxy Pacific. It […]

Lounges from the 1960s inspire design of new bar The Wednesday Room

Canadian architecture and interior design firm McKinley Burkart has designed an intimate and nostalgic space for The Wednesday Room, with a quirky twist.  Described as “the lovechild of a sophisticated lounge from the 1960s and a house party at your eclectic uncle’s home”, The Wednesday Room’s design creates a laid-back yet upscale lounge atmosphere that encourages […]

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