Continuing its thoughtful search for design authenticity, Kerry Hill Architects has created a destination resort in Japan that stays true to local traditions and steps up to the expectations of the luxury-minded traveller.
Inside an industrial brick building in Sydney’s Redfern, Karen Abernethy Architects in collaboration with Louisa Macleod have designed a space for yogis that is both immersive and reflective.
Inspired by the Memphis Group, architect Adriana Hanna uses playful colour and sharp shapes to create a Melbourne hair salon that’s a cut above the rest.
M3architecture took inspiration from a labyrinthian library featured in a children’s book for the design of this research and learning centre at Brisbane Girls Grammar School.
Textural, architecturally sparse and experimental, Dilettante’s new flagship store in Perth, designed by Ohlo Studio, celebrates the theatrical and subversive presentation of clothing that the brand is known for.
In Hobart, Brustman + Boyde in collaboration with Pippa Dickson have turned a 1970s beachside motel into a fun and friendly bar and dining space that references Australian coastal vernacular.
CODA Studio has converted a sleepy warehouse in a forgotten pocket of East Perth into a contemporary co-working space that offers areas to think, create, gather and eat.
Bates Smart has rethought the conventional workplace in its design of an office for an architectural physicist in Melbourne’s CBD.
Finding inspiration from constraint, Powell and Glenn has taken a modest budget and turned the Melbourne offices of creative agency Clemenger BBDO into a perfect integration of stillness and energy.
In Waterloo, Sydney, design firm BrandWorks has used a little thing called luck to create So 9, a refined and minimal Vietnamese restaurant.
At the base of the new Australian Taxation Office building in Melbourne’s Box Hill, this new cafe by We Are Huntly plays on the concept of “penny dropping.”
Tandem Design Studio has given sheepskin company Yellow Earth’s flagship store at Emporium Melbourne an expressive and tactile “shop window.”
How do you design a ten-week pop-up restaurant in Sydney with a 27,000-person waitlist, for one of the most famous chefs in the world? Foolscap Studio has the answer.
Renowned sculptor Antony Gormley has created an intriguing new piece of public art for the city of London that is also a very secluded place to lay one’s head.
Designed by Brahman Perera with Jason M. Jones, Second Home is an elegant and serene cafe located in an Alistair Knox-designed warehouse in Melbourne’s leafy outer suburbs.
The Fat Duck’s time in Melbourne may be over but Bates Smart has transformed the space into Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, a permanent restaurant at Crown Melbourne inspired by historic British gastronomy.
March Studio’s design for souvlaki restaurant Jimmy Grants Richmond is “a psychedelic reinterpretation of the suburban Australian home.”
In Melbourne, Architects EAT has converted a shopping centre tenancy into a spot for destination dining that offers a two-sided experience.
Taking inspiration from a protected moth, Redgen Mathieson’s design for Little National Hotel is a new concept that brings the idea of affordable luxury to Canberra’s hotel market.
Housed in the iconic Art Deco Paramount House in Sydney’s Surry Hills, this shared office designed by Woods Bagot is both thoughtful and handsome.
Driven by the concept of “hotel as home,” Arent&Pyke and Spaceagency have paid special attention to domestic-like details in the design for a new hotel in Perth.
Designed by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer, Sydney’s newest boutique hotel revitalizes Chippendale’s Kensington Street precinct while paying homage to the site’s history with beer and brewing.
In Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, small architecture practice Twohill and James has created a strong identity for this medical practice, defined by colour, artwork and custom joinery.
Make-up entrepreneur Napoleon Perdis commissioned Studiobird to design an interior for his new South Yarra concept store that includes cosmetics, a foray into lifestyle retailing and a make-up academy.
Inspired by the site’s art deco heritage, SJB Interiors has refitted this Melbourne bistro and dining room to give it French character in keeping with the menu on offer.
Young design practice Larritt-Evans has capitalized on the concrete materiality of an existing tenancy in Melbourne, crafting an impressive new face for property developer Wolfdene.
Chenchow Little Architects’ fitout for this real estate agency in Hunters Hill, Sydney departs from suburban conventions to differentiate its brand and culture.
As part of the redevelopment of Adelaide Casino, new brasserie Sean’s Kitchen by Alexander & Co brings a bit of Manhattan to South Australia.
Breathe Architecture turns a vacant electrical transformer factory in Melbourne into a modern vegetarian restaurant and bar.
Architect Mathew van Kooy adds bold colour to create this Vietnamese restaurant in Melbourne’s Collingwood.