Walls and ceilingsHeritage plaster ceiling roses were retained. Three-dimensional feature ceiling of timber and brass.
DoorsCustom solid cherry doors. Olivari Radial brass door hardware by Bellevue Architectural. Thick solid American cherry office suite doors with glass inlays. Original timber-framed glass doors to entry and original Queensland maple timber doors to boardroom were hand sanded and recoated.
FlooringNew solid-timber floorboards. Honed travertine inserts. Tretford goats’ hair carpet.
LightingCustom-designed lighting by Light Practice in collaboration with Woods Bagot in offices and hallway. FLOS IC and Tip of the Tongue’ feature lumimaires by Michael Anastassiades. Boris LED brass pendants custom-made by Alma. LED tape desk lighting by Space Lighting. Lambert & Fils Dot Collection pendant over the brass bar.
FurnitureWolter Knoll Lead chair, Lox chair and Lox table and Eames-Times Life chairs, all from Living Edge. Custom-designed black walnut dining table. Molteni & C Gio Ponti Armchair. E15 Habibi side tables. Wooden Tractor stools by Bassam Fellows in kitchen. Custom-designed grid shelving and desks in offices by AB Projects.
KitchenBrass island bench designed by Morgan Shimeld. Custom-built joinery in American cherry, mismatched and rotated. Cabinets are cherry veneer internal carcasses with doors surrounded by solid timber and brass ang les, and inlaid with deep bronze mirror. Miele refrigerator. Deep bronze mirror splashback. Hand- filled and honed travertine benches. Zip Hydrotap.
OtherDAAST brass numbers to office doors.
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