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5 Times Interior Architecture Improved Our Dining Experience

5 Times Interior Architecture Improved Our Dining Experience

Domaine Chandon Photography by Tom Blachford Dining

Architects, designers, and their hospitality savvy clients are well aware that the interior architecture of a cafe, restaurant, wine bar or cake shop can take patrons to the next level of brand experience.


Caravan Hapejong, Seoul, by Flack Studio

David Flack Caravan Seoul artwork seating

Launched by Aussie expats Jessica Chung and Adam Kane, Caravan Hapejong is an eclectic dining venue characterised by a quirky Australian-meets-Korean menu. In this super cute 90-square-metre eatery, you’ll find a cool, culturally twisted vibe that fits nicely into the cultural landscape of the edgy Seoul suburb. One that is known for its wildly energetic and creative arts and music scene.

Photography by Sharyn Cairns.  Read the full story here



Pentolina, Melbourne, by Biasol Design

Pentolina Biasol cc Jack Lovel bar seating detial

The century-old building in which the new Italian casual dining restaurant, Pentolina, is situated alludes perfectly to the history of Rome and traditional pasta making. A respectful renovation of this building sees hand-rendered concrete walls that mirror the stone façades of historic Roman laneways.

Photography by Jack Lovel.  Read the full story here



Social at Verandah, Sydney, by Luchetti Krelle

Sitting comfortably in Sydney’s CBD, Social at Verandah has already generated a lot of buzz on the local foodie scene. Just when you though Sydney’s CBD couldn’t get any more vibrant with character and exquisite flavours, this multi-faceted restaurant will excite you that little bit more.

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12-Micron, Sydney, by Richards Stanisich

12 Microns Photography by Felix Forest Desk

Evocative of place – specifically, Sydney Harbour and its surrounding bushland – 12-Micron draws on the colours, tones and textures of a Spotted Gum, exploring a uniquely Sydney interior from stone floors to floating clouds and bark like leathers. Beautifully realised, the subtle and elegantly luxurious space features careful planning to allow everyone, including staff, spectacular harbour views.

Photography by Felix Forest.  Read the full story here



Domaine Chandon Winery, Yarra Valley, by Foolscap Studio

Domaine Chandon Photography by Tom Blachford Bar Seating

Situated in the Yarra Valley, the site’s stunning natural environs and changing view over the seasons were a natural starting point for Foolscap’s design scheme. Views of the incredible landscape were a natural starting point for considering the visitor experience, the range of which will traverse loyalists and locals, diehard food and wine thrill-seekers, ‘gramming millennials and new discoverers alike.

Photography by Tom Blachford. Read the full story here


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