Flack Studio draws on migrant architecture for Lagotto wine bar

Inspired by the surrounding migrant architecture and the desire to evoke a strong European sensibility, Flack Studio has imagined a space that speaks of community and a desire for neighbourly connection. Design statement Referencing Italian modernist Gio Ponti, the studio harnessed a strong interplay of materiality that flows in unexpected harmony. A sense of permanency is […]

Finnis Architects designs fine dining restaurant Navi

A new fine dining restaurant Located in Yarraville in Melbourne’s inner west, Navi has the feel of rural, earthy Australia with the background of the Westgate bridge. Designed by Finnis Architects and with interiors by Catherine Francis, Navi was an exercise in creating architecture that would flow on and become an extension to the meals […]

Inside k20 Architecture’s new studio

Conceptually framed around the idea of a campfire, the new Melbourne office for k20 Architecture is very much about the collective intelligence. Ostensibly at its design end, the building was cold in winter, hot in summer and while “cool with really good bones” as k20 principal Theodore Kerlidis states, generally feeling its age. That said, […]

Mim Design creates a new retail destination for e&s

Mim Design has created a new retail space for kitchen, bathroom and laundry appliance retailer e&s designed to feel like an extension of home. Retail is dying – haven’t you heard? We are told this constantly with facts and figures announcing that online purchasing is king, while the local high street is a mere shadow […]

Luchetti Krelle’s design for Mode Kitchen & Bar oozes grandeur and glamour

Davidov Architects designs studio to reflect its built work