Demure and delineated retail store by Pattern Studio

Back in 2021, while the doors of many Sydney fashion retailers remained close, Above the Clouds directors Dimitri Calligeros and John Paul Wager were conceptualising a somewhat unconventional COVID response. Engaging interior design studio, Pattern Studio, Calligeros and Wager required the new space in Surry Hills to suitably reflect the independent brand’s growth and evolution, […]

Smac Studio stuns with Venetian-clad Sydney home

Shona McElroy, principal of Smac Studio, was tasked with the daunting brief to design a house that looked like it ‘came out of a magazine.’ Mirror Image achieves this in spades. Completed in September last year and located in Sydney’s Dover Heights, the semi-detached duplex home includes four bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and […]

Technē and Eleisha Gray transport guests back to sun-dappled days of the Italian Riviera circa 1975

Hiding inside the walls of Melbourne’s Garden State Hotel, Eleisha Gray and Technē Architecture + Interior Design’s latest restaurant, Tippy Tay, is a Slim Aarons still brought to life. The US lifestyle photographer captured heady summers on the Italian coast throughout the ’60s and ’70s, ostensibly there to snap sun-bleached terraces and jewel-toned seas, but […]

Carr combines ample space for work, rest and play in Gridded house

Located in Melbourne’s inner suburb of Hawthorn and designed by Carr, Gridded house is all about heritage details combined with modern living. Sitting in on one of Hawthorn’s charming and historically significant tree-lined crescents, the existing building has been carefully restored, while the street entrance was relocated to align with the house entrance. This was […]

Anthology Studio serves French decadence to Collingwood

Luchetti Krelle harks back to the Golden Age of travel in Sydney restaurant