Unispace appoints Julie Watts as design principal

Workplace interior design and fit-out business, Unispace, has appointed Julie Watts to the position of design principal, based in Melbourne. Watts joins the practice from Cox Architecture, adding to the growing number of women specialising in workplace design within Unispace, globally. With a passion for sustainability and a broad range of experience from hospitality to healthcare, […]

Uncovering a layered history inside a Brisbane brick house

The latest residential project from Marc&Co is a home that has been renovated with care and a design concept executed with expertise. In a subtropical city like Brisbane, the historic housing of which is defined by its timber construction traditions, it is a rare and welcomed challenge for architects to tackle a house made of bricks. Architect […]

Inspired by Melbourne: BCG’s new workplace design by Bates Smart

High in the sky at 101 Collins Street in Melbourne, Boston Consulting Group is enjoying its new workplace created by Bates Smart. There are workplaces and then there are fabulous places to work and the new Melbourne office for Boston Consulting Group (BCG) definitely falls into the latter category. There is every possible amenity and […]

The Asian Grocer is a contemporary interpretation of the traditional market

T A SQUARE’s design for the Asian Grocer at The Glen in Melbourne puts a new spin on the traditional market to suit a modern consumer. Architect’s statement The project takes fundamental elements of traditional Asian markets and has implemented them with a more formal and functional tone. The use of small Asian characteristic elements […]

WeWantMore combines beauty and food for women’s brand Mooy

Located in Antwerp, Belgium, Mooy’s two-fold offering fuses healthy food with premium skincare products. Multiple shades of pink take a leading role in WeWantMore’s design for Mooy, which was inspired by the round shape of a ‘tache de beauté, one of seven attributes of female beauty. The biggest challenge for this 120 square metre shop location, says Mooy, […]

Carr brings the vineyard to the boardroom for Treasury Wines

Conceived as having one foot in the boardroom and the other in the vineyard, Carr’s design for Treasury Wine Estates brings the vineyard to Collins Street. With no previous client relationship the project was won through a tender that saw Carr reimagine the idea of a vineyard as a subtle flow of nuanced references without […]

Meet the VIVID 2019 winners

The winners of VIVID 2018 were announced at a special awards ceremony last week at the Decor + Design exhibition in Melbourne. Selected from over 50 finalists, this year’s VIVID award winners include Eamon Riley (Furniture design), Thomas Cohen (Object design), Kirsten Wang (Concept design), Pauline Tsolos and Darcey Zelenko (Lighting design), Dustin Fritsche (Judges Choice) and […]

A look at Cumulus Studio’s design for boutique hotel Stillwater Seven

The latest project from Cumulus Studio in Tasmania presents the best of both the old and the new in a design for a boutique hotel that offers every modern comfort within a Heritage overlay. Located on the banks of the River Tamar in Launceston, Stillwater Seven is a slice of Australian history re-imagined as a […]

Woodside’s new HQ by Cox and Unispace is a story of best practice sustainable design

The new Woodside Energy headquarters in Perth is one of the first projects in the city to achieve a 6 Star Green Star rating for office design from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). Woodside’s new 32-storey home at Capital Square (also called Mia Yellagonga after the Whadjuk elder who lived nearby) was designed by […]

Yellow Earth’s flagship store by Tandem

Melbourne-based Tandem design studio has created a unique and memorable shopping experience for sheepskin shoe and clothing brand Yellow Earth. Architect’s statement The shop combines elements inspired by the wool industry with the visual clarity of gallery design, to create a zoned shopping experience of interwoven stories. Knitted yarn inspired the curving, rope shopfront and suspended […]

Designing a retro-futuristic store for Rubio

Interior design practice Masquespacio has designed a colourful space based on time travel for Rubio, one of Spain’s biggest scholastic children’s publishers. Located in Valencia, the playful concept store is the first physical presence for the publisher and aims to appeal to older generations that have grown up with it and also engage a younger audience through digital […]