Artichoke, September 2015

Artichoke, September 2015


Enjoy Australia’s most respected coverage of interior architecture, design, objects, people and products.


Artichoke issue 52.
Archive | Cassie Hansen | 1 Sep 2015

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An introduction to the September 2015 issue.


The boardroom, located opposite reception, is a comfortable place to host clients and meetings.
Projects | Ella Leoncio | 3 Feb 2016

Concrete theatre: Wolfdene

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.


Natural light reaches deep into the building through the atrium.
Projects | Andrew Mackenzie | 26 Nov 2015

Freedom at work: Medibank Place

With the aspiration to create one of the healthiest headquarters in the world, Medibank enlisted multidisciplinary design firm Hassell to create a head office where employees have freedom to choose how and where they work.

The Distillery bar is found on the mezzanine level and is broodingly darker than ground floor.
Projects | Leanne Amodeo | 28 Jan 2016

Nostalgic New York: Sean’s Kitchen

As part of the redevelopment of Adelaide Casino, new brasserie Sean’s Kitchen by Alexander & Co brings a bit of Manhattan to South Australia.

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The sophisticated and layered office makes art and architecture synonymous. Artwork (left to right): Untitled #35 by Bill Henson and Staging Silence 2 (2013) by Hans op de Beeck.
Projects | Freya Lombardo | 2 Feb 2016

Urban interior: Bresic Whitney

Chenchow Little Architects’ fitout for this real estate agency in Hunters Hill, Sydney departs from suburban conventions to differentiate its brand and culture.

Holdsworth House Medical Practice by Twohill and James.
Projects | Michelle Bailey | 10 Feb 2016

A healthy light: Holdsworth House Medical Practice

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.

Star turn: Napoleon Perdis Chapel
Projects | Tania Davidge | 8 Feb 2016

Star turn: Napoleon Perdis Chapel

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.

Dexterity and poetry: Studio Gram
People | Damian Madigan | 30 Nov 2016

Dexterity and poetry: Studio Gram

With projects including Parwana Kutchi Deli in Adelaide and Civilian Bar and Kitchen in Sydney, the work of Adelaide-based emerging design duo Studio-Gram demonstrates colour and confidence.

The dining room features A display of burnished copper pots and other culinary artefacts.
Projects | Peter Davies | 4 Feb 2016

A French reincarnation: L’Hotel Gitan

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.

Diners are basked in a warm glow that creates pockets of intimacy in the space.
Projects | Mark Scruby | 22 Jan 2016

Turning over a new leaf: Transformer Fitzroy

Breathe Architecture turns a vacant electrical transformer factory in Melbourne into a modern vegetarian restaurant and bar.

Sue Carr.
People | 10 Oct 2016

A workshop approach: Sue Carr

Carr Design Group director Sue Carr has more than four decades of experience in the Australian architecture and design industry. She reflects on the approach, processes and work culture of her business.