KFC ‘fast-casual’ restaurant has designs on a new consumer base
The Great Indoors and Designworks have released photos of the alternative direction they have created for the fast food giant.
Fonda Hawthorn by Technē Architects and Wild Hen
Fonda Mexican’s latest opening in Hawthorn’s Glenferrie Road precinct is a visual feast of fun.
East Elevation: the un-designed café
East Elevation’s fresh interior design was driven largely by a chef and a business owner, with not a designer in sight.
Lucy Liu by March Studio
March Studio has once again made a memorable contribution to Melbourne’s eclectic bustle of restaurants and bars with their design of the enigmatic Lucy Liu.
Sustainable pop-up café comes to Fitzroy this weekend
The left-field design by Folk Architects addresses the potential to improve wasteful processes behind the current pop-up trend.
A date with design: a guide to romance in Melbourne
From old-school romantic to cutting-edge modern interiors, ADR plays cupid with our top places for you and your design-savvy Valentine to enjoy this weekend.
Kettle Black by Studio You Me
A fresh take on a luxe café interior by Kestie Lane and Hana Hakim of Studio You Me evokes both modern and timeless design.
Ben van Berkel and UNStudio reimagine the modern ‘smart home’
The idea of flexibility has been addressed via the design’s use of a flower-petal shape, enabling a varied and unrestrained use of the home’s many spaces.
Brolly Studios’ unexpectedly vertical Flipboard Café
The café takes full advantage of ‘leftover’ space in the city, unfolding between the emergency exit from the Bennett Lane Jazz Club and a two-decade-old unused shop front window.
Counter culture: fast food’s slow evolution
McDonald’s and KFC have borrowed design cues from Australia’s hipster hospitality scene in an attempt to tap into a growing market of discerning consumers.