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 […]

A look inside Snaidero’s Sydney showroom by Greg Natale

Underwritten by an elegant cohesion, the sprawling expanse that is the Snaidero Sydney showroom, exemplifies the design acumen of Greg Natale, as inside co-editor Gillian Serisier discovers. Launched in late 2018, the Snaidero showroom is very much about the sense of arrival: the sense that the customer has arrived at something extraordinary, and the sense […]

Design Poets creates cosy Asian bar Eddy+Wolff

Brisbane-based interior design studio Design Poets has created the interiors for Japanese-inspired bar and restaurant Eddy + Wolff. The story behind Eddy + Wolff is an interesting one. Husband and wife duo Thao and Vien Nguyen, the owners of the bar, grew up on Canberra’s Eddy Crescent and Wolff Crescent respectively and it was also where they met as […]

Technē transforms old toy shop into ‘people’s’ café

An old toy shop in Melbourne’s Brunswick has been given a new lease of life by Technē Architecture + Interior Design. From the use of colour akin to Brunswick Green on the exterior, a community noticeboard at the front and local personalities’ portraits gracing the walls, the new Lobbs café is a destination made for […]

Adam Kane’s minimalist design for Melbourne bridal store

Set with the task of redefining bridal retail, Adam Kane Architects has created a new, contemporary boutique for Mariana Hardwick in South Melbourne, Victoria. The new showroom was required to be both elegant and refined, and the concept also sought to reimagine the luxury shopping experience. It was imperative the design of the new store […]

Designing an urban cellar door: Handpicked Wines by DesignOffice

Handpicked Wines Cellar Door is an urban cellar door combining an engaging retail offer with cellar door tastings, a wine bar and an experiential wine room for functions and tutorials. Architect’s statement The Handpicked Wines Cellar Door in Sydney’s Chippendale precinct is the first physical presence for the Australian winemaker. The brief called for a […]

Designing the UK’s first cannabis and lifestyle boutique

HUT has designed a luxury boutique in London’s Soho for Mr NICE, a cannabis lifestyle brand that sells accessories from around the world. The aim was to create a design that showcases the product whilst uplifting the public’s perception of cannabis and CBD Oil. In keeping with the organic nature of CBD oil, products are displayed on natural […]

New Camper store inspired by NYC’s iconic Radio City Music Hall

For shoe brand Camper’s Rockefeller Center location, just across the street from Radio City Music Hall, interior designer Jonathan Olivares takes inspiration from the store’s historic surroundings. In a nod to the iconic signs of Radio City Music Hall, designed by Edward Durell Stone and Donald Deskey, the store’s interior is painted with an aluminium-based […]

Archier turns the “sterile and transactional experience of showrooms” on its head

Melbourne-based design practice Archier has designed a new showroom for Australian bathroom manufacturer Caroma that is a step away from the traditional showroom set up.  The brief for the showroom and office space for Caroma in Sydney, called Caroma on Collins, was to make physical the values and history of Caroma. Contained within that simple brief […]