Mim Design balances raw and refined in Cobild Melbourne office

White perforated screens and concrete are paired with tobacco leather and black mirrored coffee tables in this Melbourne office, designed by Mim Studio. Home to the building company Cobild, the interiors draw inspiration from the mesh cladding that lines the building’s exterior, designed by Fieldwork, in the suburb of Cremorne. “Clear sightlines, visual connections and […]

Greg Natale shows off signature style in flagship store

Sydney designer Greg Natale has opened his first flagship store – a highly polished space in the city’s Potts Point’s Gowrie Gate building. Built in 1938 and designed by architect Dudley Ward, the Gowrie Gate building has a distinctly Art Deco look. Natale wanted the store’s interiors to accentuate that design era, while also making […]

Bijl Architecture reimagines the suburban kitchen

A track-based copper work table is at the heart of this thought experiment by Bijl Architecture, which unites the kitchen and garden in a cramped Australian suburban block. Designed through HouseLab’s digital platform ConceptSpaces, the kitchen is part of a series of design challenges presented to Australian designers, asking them to redefine the traditional spaces […]

Mim Design delivers conceptual forest in Melbourne office

Charcoal logs and blackened foliage transport Woodcut’s new Melbourne offices to the birch forests of the former Yugoslavia, designed by local studio Mim Design. A family-owned timber flooring company, Woodcut’s founders wanted the space to reflect days spent exploring the forests of their grandfather’s property in Eastern Europe. Laid across one long floor in Richmond, […]

Travis Walton Architecture’s minimalist cafe plays with light and shadow

Andrew Simpson Architects and Simone Haag bring the essence of a Tuscan villa to Fitzroy