Ancient art of Japanese tattooing inspires LA restaurant

Wick Architecture & Design and LAND Design Studio have recently completed Sake Dojo, an LA restaurant inspired by the ancient art of Japanese tattooing.  Located in Los Angeles’ popular Little Toyko neighbourhood, Sake Dojo captures the vibe of a modern Tokyo establishment, while exploring the ancient art of Japanese tattooing as its dominant design motif. In […]

Pops of colour form this San Francisco home

Cow Hollow residence in San Francisco is all that a family home should be, as inside co-editor Jan Henderson discovers. There are fine interiors by Angus McCaffrey Interior Design, which perfectly encapsulate and complement life by the Bay and articulate a lifestyle for a family with style. US designers have their own decorative style when […]

IDEA Shortlist Series: Viettel R&D headquarters

In the lead up to the highly anticipated IDEA Gala party in November, ADR shines a light on the projects that could bring home a trophy.   Viettel R&D headquarters by PTW Architects is shortlisted in the International Category of the 2018 IDEA Awards. The winners will be announced at the exclusive IDEA Gala party on […]

Turning a dark cluttered house into a light, inviting home

Drawing Room Architecture has restored a worn and tired house that had good bones back to its form glory. This 1920’s Dandenong Range home had been renovated in the 1970s and after years of being a holiday home was bought by a new family with young children as their family home. It had great bones but was […]

IDEA Shortlist Series: Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages by Plus Architecture

In the lead up to the highly anticipated IDEA Gala party in November, ADR shines a light on the projects that could bring home a trophy.   Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages by Plus Architecture is shortlisted in the Workplace Over 1000sqm Category of the 2018 IDEA Awards. The winners will be announced at the […]

Transforming an old Queenslander into an expansive home

Shaun Lockyer Architects has transformed an old Queenslander from a small timber cottage into an expansive family home where there is room to entertain family and friends in contemporary comfort. It is not unusual for a family to settle in a place they love, to put down roots and stay for years, but the progressive […]

Vanto Restaurant by Ink is “an exploration of texture and tone”

Sydney-based INK interior architects has transformed an Italian restaurant lacking in warmth and personality into a space with a moody and intimate quality, which reflects the richness of hearty Italian cooking. Located in Sydney’s Queen Victoria Building, Vanto has been renovated to enable an easy transition from a day to a night venue. Previously, the restaurant only […]

Loke Architects designs ‘bold, edgy and luxurious’ KX Pilates studio

Loke Architects has designed the latest Melbourne studio for pilates brand KX Pilates, with a focus on creating a bold and edgy personality in combination with luxurious post-workout facilities. KX Pilates is a fusion of traditional reformer pilates with cardio and endurance training and so the studio had to nurture physical workouts while also nourishing […]

AAP residence: a use of space and flow by Mim Design

AAP residence is a quintessential Mim Design project with creative director Emma Mahlook creating an interior rich in style that translates to pure and simple elegance, writes Jan Henderson. As a contemporary home for a family of four, AAP residence proudly showcases authenticity at the heart of its design. With a restrained palette in both […]

International acclaim: David Jones and Country Road Group’s new corporate headquarters

David Jones and Country Road Group’s new corporate headquarters makes its mark at the Shaw Contract Design Awards. Gray Puksand’s work for the first stage of the new David Jones and Country Road corporate headquarters has recently been announced as a final winner in the 2018 Shaw Contract Design Awards, chosen from a pool of […]

Studio Ongarato designs ‘narrative-led’ hotel W Brisbane

Studio Ongarato has injected a uniquely Queensland feel into the W Brisbane hotel, which is the first 5-star hotel to open in Queensland’s capital in more than 20 years. The project is the latest in a string of engagements for Studio Ongarato with the W brand, with the studio having worked on W Shanghai and […]