hospitality

Burleigh Pavilion – Gold Coast

Conceived as a quintessential Australian beach pavilion structure the Burleigh Pavilion is the refurbishment and partial construction of the iconic ocean facing building and swimming pool at Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast. Across 1200 sq m, the venue is divided into three spaces: ‘The Pavilion’, ‘Beach Bar’ and ‘The Tropic’ restaurant. Robust, sun-drenched and faded it is the next genesis in the story of Burleigh Heads. Alexander...

The translucent hotel

Little Shelter is located in Chiang Mai where the local architecture is characterised by wooden structures with shingle pitched roofs.  The hotel roof pays homage to the local architecture has a little reinterpretation with an asymmetrical form blending naturally with the surrounding tree top silhouette.  The design continues the local architectural character through the use of the predominant traditional material – wooden shingles.  Small units...

The art of living

The brasserie is known as one of the symbols of the French ‘art de vivre ‘(art of living). These one-hundred-year-old establishments are remarkably decorated and often listed, but have in the past few decades suffered at the hands of ‘modernisation’. 34-year-old British designer and founder of The Guild of Saint Luke, John Whelan, has spent the past two years bringing...

33rd Dulux Colour Awards WINNERS

Courage and sophistication typified the inspired use of colour in the winning projects of the 33rd Dulux Colour Awards, announced at Wednesday night’s Gala event at the National Gallery of Victoria. Attracting a record number of entries – in excess of 430 projects from around Australia and New Zealand across six categories of built work. Dulux Colour Planning and Communications Manager...

Hand-crafted and sleek

Pompen & Verlouw is a new, all-day restaurant located in Den Bosch, a picturesque Dutch town in the south, that takes its name from the 1930s garage that used to occupy the spot. Inspired by the building’s past incarnation as a garage back in the days when cars were still a product of both industrialization and craftsmanship, Amsterdam-based...

The London Grind

Cult London hospitality brand Grind has opened its latest venue designed by Melbourne-based studio Biasol (pronounced ‘b–are–zoul’) in London’s Greenwich neighborhood. Greenwich Grind is designed to make an impact, bringing the inner-city Grind experience to the laidback London suburb and appealing to locals, visitors and tourists alike. The venue is Biasol’s 12th project for Grind. Located opposite famous Greenwich...

freedom movement

Occupying a corner location in a northern residential neighbourhood of Bogota, Colombia, Masa is a new restaurant that stands out in its simple yet bold, graphical playfulness. Conceived by New York and Bogota-based architecture practice Studio Cadena as a series of distinct but interconnected spaces, marked by triangular cutouts of different sizes, the building is a sculptural tour de force that nevertheless...

Global Award for Visual Identity !

Studio Ongarato won the global award for Visual Identity for its work on luxury Australian hotel Jackalope, after winning this category at the AHEAD Asia-Pacific Awards in 2018. The global Visual Identity category is comprised of exceptional projects that recognise the overall visual identity of a hospitality project including, but not limited to, elements such as graphic design, signage and physical collateral....

The Paradiso Art Hotel – Revisited

Devoted to art and contemporary creation and borrowing inspiration from the aesthetics of MiMo—Miami Modern—the new Paradiso Ibiza Art Hotel, introduces a whole new way of visiting the island, surrounded by contemporary art. The hotel will host an ongoing Art Paradiso curated programme. Directed by the artist and curator Iñaki Domingo and the photographer and filmmaker Diana Kunst, the programme will...