hospitality

the Stokehouse, the next chapter …

The iconic Stokehouse was ablaze on Friday night as hundreds of people watched on as a fire took hold in the restaurant's kitchen and engulfed the building reducing it to rubble. Early Saturday morning Port Phillip Council demolished the remains leaving a vacant lot.

The Van Haandel's, who would have run the Stokehouse for 25 years this year vowed they would do everything possible to bring...

Nostalgia

We're not sure what could be more nostalgic than the setting of Old Joe's, positioned shorefront at Cronulla is certain to bring back childhood memories. The clash of colours, patterns and finishes is visual music for the eyes!  Painted floors meet bare stripped-back boardwalk style timber and tessellated tiles dance around the milk bar. The reproduction of vintage confectionery signs clad the walls with a mixture of bright...

La Plage du Pacifique Vanuatu

If you ever needed an excuse to head to Vanuatu then look no further. Kristin Green of Kristin Green Architecture invited photographer Peter Bennetts to accompany her to La Plage du Pacifique, Vanuatu to shoot her latest work in progress. The resulting photographs are anything but “in progress” documentation. Green has bravely allowed Bennetts to present her work at it’s most vulnerable but revealing such...

Untouched

Here is a space we just love!  All of our favourite materials and finishes combined together to create a truly honest and welcoming interior. Located in the heart of London's bustling Carnaby Street, new restaurant Whyte & Brown was brought together by international design studio Blacksheep. We feel there is the perfect mix of light and shade, industrial...

Drake One Fifty

Located in a postmodern 1980's office building in the heart of Toronto's financial district sits one of Martin Brundnizki's latest masterpieces.
A wonderful eclectic mix of old and new elements have been combined to create a unique, interesting and inspiring interior space.
We love the fact that many of the bespoke details have been handcrafted or sourced by local craftsmen and suppliers. An art installation called "cuppa...

Yarraville House Australia

This contemporary addition to a double fronted Victorian era cottage was designed for a young family who work in the hospitality industry and entertain frequently. The single storey addition is primarily focused on the relationship between the living areas and the North facing garden and pool. Some of the key features of this project include the integrated concrete seating that weaves through the home and...

Creativity takes Courage

Strong geometric patterns paired with bright flashes of turquoise and yellow have certainly transformed established bar and restaurant, Bluetrain. Located on Melbourne's Southbank, Bluetrain has just celebrated it's 20th birthday and what a way to celebrate, a total make over from design company Studio Equator. The interior is definitely lively with punchy prints and patterns but its all been married together well with a neutral base palette. The...

The Fabulous Frozen Factory

Think of fabulous frozen delicious ice-cream and what do you get? The Fabulous Frozen Factory of course! Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia in Mexico, is a new concept that's just hit the streets. With so many new comers in the frozen world - ice creameries, gelaterias and of course frozen yoghurt, what we love about The Fabulous Frozen Factory is its point of difference....

Too Much Sin?

Meet the most visually stimulating burger restaurant this side of the moon.  Meat Mission located on the outskirts of London is the newest associate to join existing family members - Meat Liquor and Meat Market.
Located inside an old Christian mission building, Meat Mission is certainly on a mission to stand out from the crowd.
Is there a surface that hasn't been finished, decorated or plastered with...

Pablo or Picasso?

It's well known that Picasso was famous for dominating Western art in the 20th century, so is it possible that new comer Pablo & Rusty are set to dominate the coffee world of Sydney?
Located in the heart of the Sydney CBD on Castlereagh Street is Saxon Wright's new establishment.
The interior has a refined industrial feel with a combination of zinc cladding, warm timbers, exposed brick...