The custom workplace: one size fits none
With teams across the globe collaborating in the virtual realm as much as in the flesh, the shared office has evolved to become slicker as it cements itself in mainstream consciousness.
Speaking with Tom Dixon
Internationally renowned British designer, Tom Dixon, has recently designed Interchange (interchange.io), a purpose-built co-working space in Camden, London – three shiny glass and metal buildings and over 7803 square metres (84,000 square feet) of co-working and office space to rent.
Minimalism laid out: Cronulla Residence
Designed by by Amber Road, the Cronulla Residence’s beauty lies in its absence of complication. As unpretentious and simple as possible, the design tenet of wabi-sabi, which champions the simple, slow and uncluttered, is realised in this home.
Pink Moon Saloon
In the four-metre wide space that was once the opening of a bleak alleyway, now stands a quaint and inviting cabin-like structure. A peaked roof reaches up, and while it is nowhere as high as the buildings that press against either side of it, this little venue is far from shadowed by its surrounds.
Gia by Hecker Guthrie
Strong concepts and influences drawn from Italian 1950s design, film and architecture were incorporated in the planning and fitout to create an Italian-themed restaurant and whiskey bar located in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The story of Embla
In collaboration with architect Allistar Cox and builder Ian Provan, Christian McCabe and David Verheul are the duo behind Melbourne’s newest restaurant and wine bar. This diverse team share their different perspectives on bringing Embla together for Mezzanine: Summer.
A triumph of retail design at East Village
“With the hero the tree structure, the Payce project successfully challenges the retail marketplace experience with a strong commitment to social and environmental sustainability,” said Sue Fenton of the East Village project by Payce with Koichi Takada Architects and Turner.
Pop Down Bar by DesignOffice
In the basement of Space Furniture, Pop Down Bar’s role was to host several temporary events for a range of clients. The result was an immersive basement chamber delineated by a perimeter screen of American ash and golden fabric, tactfully illuminated to create an environment full of wonder.
Chenchow Little and the finely crafted workspace
BresicWhitney Hunters Hill’s offices achieves a crafted and delicate composition of elements: the result of applying a macro-scale strategy to the micro-scale – big ideas in small spaces.
Inside designer office spaces
Design, architecture, and real estate firms spend their days creating beautiful homes and workspaces for clients, but what of the spaces they themselves work in? The offices of those in the business of interiors are some of the most inspired and individual, as one would suspect.