Artichoke, March 2019

Artichoke, March 2019


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


Artichoke issue 66.
Preview | Cassie Hansen | 7 Mar 2019

Artichoke 66 preview

An introduction to the March 2019 issue.


Brass accents, buttery caramel leather banquettes and the use of the Featherston Scape dining chair, an Australian mid-century classic, hint at 1950s Italian spaces.
Projects | Jas Johnston and Cassandra Chin | 29 Apr 2019

Seoul food: Caravan II

In South Korea’s capital, Melbourne-based Flack Studio has designed a layered, textured restaurant with nods to Australian design.

As seen in suite six, galvanized steel, carpet and timber create an unexpected but comforting mixture of materials and textures.
Projects | Cassie Hansen | 15 Jul 2019

Luxury in restraint: Drift House

Melbourne architecture firm Multiplicity has revisited a boutique hotel they designed in the Victorian coastal town of Port Fairy and added a suite of new spaces that redefine what luxury means.


Rattan panels accentuate the form of the ceiling and are a reminder of “a straw hat that would have been worn on a paddle steamer.”
Projects | Rebecca Gross | 10 Jul 2019

A sense of ceremony: Bert’s Bar and Brasserie

Designed by Akin Atelier, Bert’s Bar and Brasserie in Sydney’s Northern Beaches is reminscent of the grand hotel dining rooms of the 1930s.


Giving off an opalescent shimmer, hand-cast Japanese glass blocks reference the site’s original use as a glass factory.
Projects | Sing d'Arcy | 27 May 2019

Through the looking glass: 75 Myrtle Street

In Sydney’s Chippendale, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer has transformed a two-storey former glass factory into purpose-built offices that take cues from their early-twentieth-century past.

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The commercial kitchen is visible through the glass walls of the kitchen, allowing customers to see the food production and delivery.
Projects | Rebecca Gross | 12 Jun 2019

A study in yellow: McDonald’s in the Sky

Landini Associates’ design of McDonald’s In The Sky at Sydney International Airport combines familiarity with inventiveness to deliver a memorable customer experience.

Pinboards running the length of the office are essential to the team’s design process, encouraging dialogue and acting as a communication mechanism for staff.
Projects | Marcus Baumgart | 16 Jul 2019

Work wonders: Techne Studio

For its new home in Melbourne’s Carlton, Techne Architecture and Interior Design has created a workplace expressed as a venue for creative production.

The student hub’s internal face brick walls are topped with a sawtooth roof that provides great natural light.
Projects | Rachael Bernstone | 17 Jul 2019

Show the ropes: Notre Dame University Student Hub

In Fremantle, Cox Architecture’s sensitive reworking of a former rope-making warehouse aims to make a university hub more appealing and accessible to students.