Inspired by the neurological phenomenon of synaesthesia, where one sense can be stimulated by another, IF Architecture has given famed Melbourne restaurant Cutler & Co. a “creamy and crunchy” new fitout.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Hecker Guthrie employs a domestic sensibility to bring warmth and informality to the cellar door experience.
Techné Architecture and Interior Design and Sand Hill Road breathe new life into a much-loved Melbourne pub.
Mim Design take inspiration from the spring blooms of Flemington to create a temporary marquee at the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Designed by Bates Smart, this new Melbourne workplace for creative agency CHE Proximity is textured and personable, encouraging staff to interact and share ideas.
Emporium Melbourne is in some ways a model of classic retail planning, but in other ways it turns this model on its head.
Arranged as a sequence of chapters, this exciting yet homey high school library that encourages students to settle in with a good book.
Designed by Architectus, this lecture theatre at the University of Melbourne has the exquisite quality of natural light.
DesignInc’s refurbishment of La Trobe University’s chancellery features a dramatic boardroom beneath the building’s original dome.
Dubbed ‘The Bunker,’ this shared workplace gives new purpose to a building “only an architect could love.”
Designed by Fiona Lynch, Melbourne restaurant Prix Fixe merges metallics, marble and concrete to create an interior with a sense of theatre.
March Studio serves up luxury with sides of honesty and comfort at The Press Club.
This tiny, labyrinth-like cafe by Brolly Design to brings life to neglected corners of Melbourne’s CBD.
Sensory engagement is a defining feature of a Melbourne chapel by Woods Bagot.
A Paris-inspired loft-style apartment added to a period mercantile building in Melbourne.
Lyons creates a memorable new identity and social hub at the University of Melbourne.