Neighbouring the serious Ernst and Young tower in Melbourne’s CBD, Vacation Cafe designed by Therefore occupies the streetscape like a kid in a rainbow parachute jacket among a sea of suits. It exudes a relaxed playfulness laced with eighties childhood nostalgia.
In the shadow of the world’s tallest tower and concealed within the Dubai Opera performing arts centre, Alexander & Co with Tribe Studio Architects has designed a hidden treasure befitting of a city that does not do things by halves.
In the Western Australian town of Margaret River, Iredale Pedersen Hook in collaboration with Hecker Guthrie has transformed the iconic Vasse Felix winery into a landmark destination that promotes the calibre and culture of the region.
Bali is experiencing an exciting evolution from party island to international dining destination, buoyed by the likes of Bikini in Seminyak, a new fine dining restaurant designed by Travis Walton Architecture.
Drawing from mythological and alchemic themes, Carr has curated a sybaritic hotel experience, defined by elemental and evocative materials that celebrate the regional qualities of Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.
On a beachfront site at Byron Bay, Shane Thompson Architects has created a multifarious resort complex comprised of neutrally toned cabins and a striking main building with double curved roof forms.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Kerry Hill Architects has led a collaborative redevelopment of the historic heart of Perth since 2009, complementing the existing heritage fabric with architectural insertions at an urban scale.
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.
Sans-Arc Studio’s innovative response to a tight site in Adelaide’s West End can be seen as an urban interpretation of a rural hut typology.
Architect Mathew van Kooy adds bold colour to create this Vietnamese restaurant in Melbourne’s Collingwood.
Drawing from the story of convict-turned-brewer James Squire, Collins and Turner in collaboration with Baber Studio and D’Occhio created a “seductive piece of urban design” in the form of a brewhouse in South Brisbane.
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.
Unapologetic and not too serious: Frank Restaurant and Bar, designed by Georgina Freeman Design, is the new kid in Hobart.
Mim Design take inspiration from the spring blooms of Flemington to create a temporary marquee at the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Designed by Fiona Lynch, Melbourne restaurant Prix Fixe merges metallics, marble and concrete to create an interior with a sense of theatre.
Acme&Co has transformed the dormant Willoughby Incinerator in Sydney’s north into the vibrant The Incinerator cafe.
A “dark and sexy” new home for longstanding Sydney restaurant Rockpool.
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.
Hotel Hotel in Canberra is the work of more than fifty creatives. Remarkably, it transcends the sum of its parts.
A cosy spot for a quality sip in Adelaide by Xtra Shiny that achieves much more than it lets on.
A Melbourne watering hole inspired by the dive bars of Puerto Rico and Jamaica.