After more than a decade of extensive travelling, the owners of a new Melbourne property were keen to establish a long-term home base they could truly make their own, with all the features a modern family needs without the maintenance and on a modest block. We talk to designer Diana Malathounis about how they made this dream a reality.
Japanese design house nendo have crafted a deliciously minimal chocolate shop “BbyB.” in the Tokyo borough of Ginza, Japan, based entirely on the interactive nature of the product’s wrapping.
A traditional Brisbane cottage receives an understated but expertly crafted new lease on life. Elana Castle reports.
Strong design credentials and bold branding have become integral, success-determining elements in our increasingly competitive hospitality industry. With so many impressive interiors in our midst, designers are constantly pressured to up the creative ante. Elana Castle looks at a few of the standout restaurant and cafe interiors to emerge in recent months.
The brief was to create a contemporary, inner city home for four without sacrificing the warmth that comes from a family home. The result, from Plazibat Architects, is a modern, generous L shaped house based around a private inner courtyard.
When a Danish couple became enamoured with Australia and set about making a home for themselves in North Sydney, they probably didn't anticipate the tricky design process ahead of them.
Opened in late 2014, Mrs. Pound is a speakeasy and restaurant discretely perched on a sloping corner in Hong Kong’s famous antiques district, Sheung Wan.
Located on a steeply sloping site, the design of 23 Olive Road in Singapore celebrates the spirit of living in a tropical climate where boundaries between exterior and interior spaces are blurred, writes Justin Farmer.
Using a diverse array of recycled, re-milled and salvaged timbers, Ben Callery Architects have created a thermally efficient and low embodied energy home, which is visually compelling writes Justin Farmer.
Usually small spaces, the en suite can prove a tricky room to make comfortable. Here, we see a range of designs that work - and beautifully.
In this luxury two-unit renovation at Bondi Beach, mirrors enhance a sense of space in the small bathroom.