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Is This Melbourne’s Tiniest Café?

Hidden down one of the city’s most famous laneways, Tulip Coffee by CoLAB Design Studio has just enough room for you, your coffee date, and your third wheel.

An Architectural Disappearing Act

Japan’s Jingshan Hotel removes the artifice from architecture. Instead of elevating the building itself, Continuation Studio contrived an architectural disappearing act that brings visitors face-to-face with nature.

What Does It Take To Create A Wellness Space?

In direct contrast to the density, fast-pace, and artificiality that goes hand-in-hand with urban living, Kostas Chatzigiannis Architecture have endeavored to create a yoga studio in Shanghai, China, offering a serene and tranquil sensory experience.

Film Inspired Design: The Budapest Cafe In China By Biasol

Nestled in the cinematic urban landscape of Chengdu, China, is a blockbuster destination with whimsical character and international appeal. The Budapest Café is inspired by Director Wes Anderson’s distinctive visual style and Melbourne’s signature café culture.

Neptune: Design, Wine and Dine in Windsor

Private whiskey cabinet? Check. Glam after-work venue? Sorted. The dynamo restaurateurs behind small bar fit-outs Saigon Sally and San Telmo have joined forces to launch a swish new wine bar, designed by Ewert Leaf Architects.

Gentle Monster’s Art of Irregular Retail

Korean eyewear brand Gentle Monster has landed in Singapore with a Southeast Asian flagship store oozing the abstract exhibition style that has become synonymous with the name.

Grow Up Bar In Bali

One chef has found a formula for success: a holistic gastronomical experience for before, during and after meals – all under one roof.