interiors

Refined, brutalist rigour – Mexico

Named after the street in Polanco where it’s located, Tennyson 205 is a five-storey apartment building in one of Mexico City’s most upscale and leafy neighbourhoods. Designed by Tucson-based architects Studio Rick Joy the project imbues a sculptural refined, brutalist rigour that sets it apart among the area’s mix of modern architecture and Spanish colonial revival buildings. Hemmed in on three...

Bundeena Beach House – NSW

Bundeena Beach House is a weekend escape with a strong connection to its environment, and context. It is also a house of its environment with a native roof garden and a sculptural skylight. Designed by Grove Architects it’s a house with a playful interaction between inside and outside, public and private. The house does not attempt to relate to its neighbours...

Peach Universe – Melbourne

Yet another reason to love Melbourne, Peaches is a cocktail bar located on the second floor of a building on Swanston Street. Peaches Bar Top and Rooftop is part of a larger 3 level hospitality project. Level One consisting of a restaurant; Level Two the cocktail bar Peaches and the rooftop extending the offering. Designed by

Roman and Williams Guild New York

Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch, the husband-and-wife team behind design firm Roman and Williams, have created a heavenly two-storey emporium in Manhattan's Soho district. Named Roman and Williams Guild New York, the flagship emporium houses an art studio, divine flower shop, gallery and boutique, and a restaurant called La Mercerie. The duo's treasury of lighting and furniture spans multiple categories of...

Former army drill hall – Sydney

The restoration and adaption of a 1905 former army drill hall in Sydney’s Inner West, involved the careful interweaving of the building’s original details and material palette with contemporary additions to create a relaxing home to suit the new owners. Although the original building had been altered substantially and unsympathetically in the 1990s by former owners, key elements remained intact or salvageable so the design...

Decadence and Beauty – Megan Hess

Megan Hess is a name synonymous with elegance and high-fashion, her signature style of fashion illustration is in high-demand, globally. In 2008 Hess illustrated the New York Times number one selling book Sex And The City - written by Candace Bushnell. She has since illustrated portraits for Vanity Fair and Time, created iconic accessories for Henri Bendel and illustrated the windows of Bergdorf Goodman in...

New England interpretation – Hamptons USA

This private residence located in the Hamptons, USA, was designed as an immersive yet modern and natural retreat. Situated along a natural ravine and protected wetlands, the residence consists of three simple gable-shaped buildings, creating a dialogue between the natural grasslands and the built environment. Our objective was to create a single-family residence with a distinctive shared living area, private bedrooms and a private art...

Spanish tradition

The Cheriff restaurant comes from a long tradition of local family businesses. It has turned into a culinary classic, known for its history and quality, with fresh fish coming in directly from the neighbouring docks. Cheriff is part of Barceloneta, Spain’s history. A classic in the seaside neighbourhood, it needed a design that preserved the authenticity time bestowed onto the restaurant. As part of a...

Endless ocean residence – Sydney

Above the clear blue sea, this house embodies the spirit of seaside living in response to a magical site – endless ocean in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs on a rocky headland with an ideal north-east aspect. The design is discreet in scale, has a quiet focus and layered materiality, and is sensitive to both site and neighbours providing mystery and privacy along one of Sydney’s busiest coastlines. Designed by...