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2012 Spring Racing Carnival marquees ….. are u in the birdcage?

Melbourne based Blackmilk teamed up with White Sparrow enlisted to design and create the VRC's Spring Racing Carnivals marquees. With their little trotters firmly placed on the track, Inspired by fashion and horses they let their imaginations run wild to develop a whimsical, bold and beautiful interpretation of these themes, driven by equine influences and the creativity of haute Couture fashion. [caption id="attachment_5585" align="aligncenter" width="500"]

bluarch nightclubs: these are a few of my favourite things

New York based and multi-award winning bluarch architecture + interiors + lighting was founded in 2004 by Antonio di Oronzo. Known for both their architecture and interiors, I want to take a minute to look at the fabulous nightclubs and lounges they have created across the U.S. because they are most definitely among some of my favourite things. What sets the nightclubs and lounges of...

Where the hipsters stay and play …. QT Sydney

Inspired by an energetic collection of original artworks and cutting edge graphics, Nic Graham and Shelley Indyk are the local design talent for the hippest hotel, opening the QT Sydney. Graham and Indyk have teamed up to deliver a plethora of stunning architectural features and interior design in the public spaces and guest rooms of QT Sydney. With Graham’s attention to detail and Indyk’s post-modernism...

Palm Springs.. Rose Bay and a European coastal holiday

After 21 years the iconic Pier restaurant overlooking Rose Bay in Sydney's Eastern suburbs has closed it doors and reopened as the Sailors Club headed by Jacqui Lewis the head captain, owner, client and designer! Lewis the director of FOLKE PR & marketing applied her creative vision to a concept based on a combination of a trip to Palm Springs, a love for Slim Aarons...

Singapore … Thai and a Melbourne design team?

Located at the uber-hip Martin No..38 in Singapore’s old godown district, KHA adds spice to this residential enclave popular for its Bohemian vibe. Stunning interiors by Hecker Guthrie reflect the feel of a traditional Thai house, cleverly featuring Thai elements updated with a modern perspective. A unique joinery wall displays found objects and ceramics and provides a comfortable living room atmosphere while its dark sensuous palette...

SHIKI Japanese in Milan

Are you heading to the Milan fair ?.... If so and for some bizarre reason you are over eating amazing Italian food and you happen to have a craving for modern Japanese you might want to check out the latest project designed by Progetto Bianco. Located in the heart of Milan, Japanese and Italian style fuse together creating an intimate refined space without the stereo...

The glamorous life…. clubbing in Hollywood

For those of you that find it hard to leave the creature comforts of home for a glamorous night of clubbing , Dodd Mitchell design practice has got it covered. My House Nightclub on Hollywood Blvd is lavishly designed and decorated drawing on homely inspiration encouraging clubbers to hang out in the kitchen, bedroom, lounge room or breakfast bar. I just love it.

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