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 […]

Beatrix Rowe designs a light-filled interior for this Melbourne home

Embracing the tenets of modernism to create a contemporary home, Beatrix Rowe has transformed Caulfield house, writes inside co-editor Gillian Serisier. Starting with the beautiful bones of a 1960s home, Beatrix Rowe Interior Design’s (BRID) construct is very much in keeping with the tenets of modernist design – light-filled, calm, without clutter, where materiality is […]

ISH restaurant’s design is an intersection of old and new India

Designed by Indian interior architect Annu Bains, contemporary Indian restaurant ISH sits at the intersection of traditional and modern. Located in Melbourne’s Fitzroy the restaurant is split across two levels: downstairs, the moody dining room features a palette of tan, warm timber and black. A black leather banquette wraps the floor to ceiling windows at […]

KEM STUDIO aims to redefine the fitness studio typology

Kansas City-based KEM STUDIO has designed the latest location for Health House, a dedicated rowing studio mixing rowing and strength training. At first glance, Health House does not resemble a typical fitness studio. With a 58-foot wide digital wall, it is closer in appearance to a movie theatre than a rowing studio, which is exactly […]

Creating a spacious home through innovative design

Vancouver-based Falken Reynolds Interiors has implemented innovative design strategies to create space and serenity in a house that sits on a 6m x 60m plot, which is typically the size of a back lane.  “The unique site of the 204 square-metre Saint George Street house inspired us to get creative with our design process and […]

Ballarat’s Heritage-listed Provincial Hotel undergoes transformation

Located in Ballarat, The Provincial Hotel has reopened for business as a destination for boutique accommodation and fine food. The Provincial Hotel was originally built in 1909 and is within the portfolio of the National Trust. At various times the ‘grande dame’ has been home to many publicans and their clientele, however, this latest renovation […]

Designing a cancer centre for children based on development-orientated care

Dutch design practice MMEK’ has designed a new cancer centre for children that supports the centre’s mission of delivering development-orientated care. The Princess Máxima Center in Utrecht, Netherlands, aims to be one of the world’s top five paediatric oncology research institutes in the world. To help realise that aim it wanted a unique interior that would stimulate growing […]

Alexander &CO references Miami Art Deco for Imperial cocktail bar

Alexander &CO has designed the new rooftop cocktail bar for Erskineville’s Imperial Hotel, which has been conceived as an ‘Arts Social Club’ with references to Studio 54 and the Miami Art Deco Scene. Called Imperial UP, the venue houses a 30-seat diner, cocktail bar, private dining room, lounge/dining area and external outdoor bar featuring a pizza […]

Cox Architecture brings the colourful dining culture of Colombia to Adelaide

Cox Architecture has designed the interior of Cumbia Bar & Kitchen, a South American tapas bar located within Adelaide Central Market. The client and interior designers envisioned a sophisticated take on the lively and colourful dining culture of Colombia and greater South America. With a fusion of traditional patterning and contemporary design, the interior features a […]

GroupGSA + Artillery create a law firm design ‘beyond the ordinary’

GroupGSA + Artillery has designed a new office for Melbourne law firm Macpherson Kelley (MK) with a design that goes ‘beyond the ordinary’.  With a 113-year history in Melbourne and two offices, MK wanted to adapt the latest workplace ideas to a law office for its 100-staff Dandenong location. MK’s brief was to create a highly innovative workspace to […]

Greg Natale designs ‘luxe and glamorous interior’ for Snaidero showroom

Greg Natale has designed the new flagship showroom for Italian kitchen brand Snaidero, with an interior that encapsulates the DNA of the brand and shows off his well-known liking of high-octane glamour. Occupying 600 square metres in Sydney’s Redfern, the showroom has been curated to display Snaidero’s signature collections and bespoke design configurations. The showroom floor showcases eight […]