Bates Smart transforms corporate workspace in Sydney’s CBD

Architecture and interior design practice Bates Smart combines Art Deco style with contemporary workplace needs in Hub Wynyard. Bates Smart joined forces with privately-owned flexible workspace operator Hub Australia to refurbish two levels of the recently-completed Brookfield Place. As one of Australia’s premier precincts located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, the workspace features 4,000 […]

Linda Boronkay and Mac Design Studios restore Osborn house in Southern Highlands

With country club hospitality, bespoke design, and curated outdoor experience, Osborn house brings a slice of Oxfordshire to Bundanoon. Completed this year, Osborn house is a three-level boutique hotel with a collection of 22 rooms set on a Heritage property between Bundanoon village and Morton National Park, just two hours from Sydney and Canberra. Dating […]

Five projects that lean on muted grey palettes

For our latest lookbook, ADR is examining the quiet confidence of interiors with overcast colours. Sometimes, less is more! Featured today are some recent residential and commercial projects covered on ADR, all of which, spare time and attention to fostering rooms that don’t rely on bold colours or materials to speak their purpose. Glebe house, Sydney, Tribe […]

Alluringly pink retail store by Alex Morrison Interiors

With the brief to create a “resort-like escape” that referenced the lustre of South Sea Pearls, Autore Moda by Alex Morrison Interiors is a curvaceous banquette of textured pink hues. Located in Doubly Bay, the Autore Moda Flagship is a luxury boutique pearl jewellery retail space. Designed to replicate the luminescent and minimal nature of pearls, […]

The belle of Bondi by Greg Natale

The desire to create a holiday lifestyle and a palette that draws from 1970s eclecticism are at the height of Greg Natale’s latest residential project. Starting with the architectural intervention, Natale’s design for this three-bedroom ’70s apartment has stripped away anything non-essential and reclaimed all the ceiling space by shifting everything to the perimeter. In […]

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 […]

Esoteriko creates a rose-tinted retreat for Coco & Lola

The latest collaboration between Esoteriko and Australian brand Coco & Lola is a celebration of local fashion, beachside living and the luxury of in-person shopping – all in an unforgettable shade of custom pink. Esoteriko, the award-winning, emerging interior architecture studio based in Sydney and founded by Anna Trefely in 2017, was engaged by leading […]

Anthology Studio serves French decadence to Collingwood

Sitting pretty on one of Melbourne’s trendiest strips, Smith St Bistrot by Anthology Studio is full of bespoke detailing and European articulation. The venue is helmed by chef-restaurateur Scott Pickett, who is also responsible for some of Melbourne’s most popular and stylish eateries, such as Chancery Lane, Longsong and Matilda. Dripping in romantic Parisian decor, […]