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When the bones of a building are pre-existing, the interior architecture becomes of utmost importance. These residential, restaurant and retail spaces show just how far interior design can take a space.

How Do Interior Designers Design For Entertaining?

Iconic Sydney-based studio Arent&Pyke employ a solution-based understanding on design for entertaining to transform this Darling Point Penthouse into the ultimate living space for those who love to entertain.

Ode To Eastern Bathroom Design

Forget cherry blossom motifs, Asia’s cultural principles are influencing modern bathroom designs in far deeper ways. More than ever, designers are looking to the Eastern values of simplicity, balance and connection to nature to create calming retreats in our homes, just when we need it most.

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.

Old-World Charm, New-World Experience

Wilson & Market is the new flagship restaurant located at the Prahran Market. The eatery includes a ‘hole-in-the wall’ take-away window, a café that extends into the market square and a brasserie and bar with an entrance off Commercial Road – a reimagined model of a highly traditional format.

Have You Ever Been To A Cinema With Windows?

Tom Reid and Damien Mulvihill of Design Office speak about the recently opened Palace Cinemas at One Central Park, and the constraints of working in a space that was never designed to have a cinema.

Grand Dame Of Victoria

Kirsten Stanisich of SJB masterfully applies a cohesive palette of materials and detailing to a stately Victorian home in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs. Elana Castle investigates.