Asketik Studio designs Camper’s new Moscow store

Moscow-based interior and product design studio Asketik has designed a new store for shoe brand Camper as part of its Together project, which sees the brand collaborate with leading designers to create “exclusive products and outstanding stores”. The new Moscow location inside MetropolisMall features a clean, minimalist aesthetic and has been designed with maximum functionality in […]

In grape company: the architecture of California’s wineries

A journey to California’s wine country is indeed an experience that intoxicates not only the taste buds, but all the senses. Of course the wine is world-class, but it is the architecture of the wineries, the myriad styles and designs of the buildings and interiors that are just as interesting as the pinot noir. The […]

Brewing in Bali: Full Circle and Expat Roasters by X+O

Good coffee is always the best find when travelling overseas. Australians love their caffeine and so discovering a coffee oasis in Bali is certainly something to make the heart sing. The brand Expat Roasters initially established itself two years ago providing wholesale coffee to upmarket restaurants and hotels, but a few months ago it moved […]

Ater Architects design ‘atypical’ clinic for children in Kiev

Kiev-based architecture firm Ater Architects has designed a colourful and fun children’s clinic to avoid leaving young patients with negative memories or lingering anxiety for the next visit.  The 38 sqm space is divided into a waiting room, two paediatric areas and a sanitary section. It’s small size limits children being shifted from space to space […]

Fast, feminine, bold, and modern: The BLOW by Tecture

Designed to captivate your attention, The BLOW Australia’s first boutique, located on Little Collins Street in Melbourne’s CBD, is the physical embodiment of The BLOW brand and personality: fresh, fast, feminine, bold, and modern. Designed by Tecture, colour blocked pink and white is punctuated by red accents and moments of humour, combining with screening elements […]

Rothelowman’s Mat Dalby unpacks technology-driven office design

Mat Dalby, principal of interiors at Rothelowman writes how technology-driven office design can help us work smarter. I don’t think there’s been a more exciting time since the industrial revolution to be alive. As one of those fortunate young people who knew what they wanted to do from really early on, I’ve been able to […]

How designer Nina Maya switched from fashion to interiors

Very few take the opportunity to switch career paths at the height of their success, but in 2012 this was exactly what Nina Maya did. Having graduated with a design degree from UNSW COFA (now UNSW Art and Design), majoring in textiles and graphics, Nina Maya took a position with Italian fashion house Grazia Bagnaresi […]

Rob Dolan’s design journey: from chicken farm to cellar door

Rob Dolan Wines’ new cellar door was originally a chicken farm called Fantasy Farm. ADR takes a look at the winery’s design evolution. Set on 100 acres of rolling farmland and vineyard in Warrandyte South, Victoria, the cellar has been incorporated into the property’s original farmhouse, which originally housed the chickens. Designed by Dale White […]

Colour trends from the Interior Lifestyle Living International trade fair

Recently, Haymes paint colour and concept manager, Wendy Rennie, attended the Interior Lifestyle Living International trade fair in Tokyo, Japan and shares her experience and colour insights from the visit. Rennie encapsulates the overall Japanese design approach as ‘refined and focused’ within three main areas, Colour, Materials and Texture. Colour The Japanese aesthetic incorporates a […]

Designing a modern medical office for a unique practice

Jeanne Schultz Design Studio has restored the interior of a 1950s building in Austin, Texas to its original use as a medical office through a series of sensitive architectural and design solutions. The client, a young up-and-coming plastic surgeon who specialises in facial feminisation and surgeries for transgender clients, was just establishing her practice and wanted to address the needs […]