Building themselves quite the reputation for standout interior architecture, Caroline Choker and Vince Alafaci of Acme&Co worked with childhood friends for Sydney CBD’s Matteo Downtown restaurant and bar.
“Design is a puzzle, and the satisfaction is in solving it,” says architect and interior designer, Ricci Bloch. We catch up with her as she unravels this statement.
Finding the perfect balance between two distinct architectural concepts is always challenging. However, Labotory successfully harmonises Korean aesthetics with minimal charm in Café Oriente.
“As designers, we need to design like we give a damn. I believe design can help communities on a global scale,” says Hana Hakim of The Stella Collective.
Image Creative Design have created an inviting space for the owners of Thus Coffee in Singapore, where varied influences converge and work together harmoniously.
Whether you take your cappuccino with almond milk or soy, great café design ideas are something we can all get behind. Here are the best of the bunch that reflect their local scene to a tee.
Sometimes, it’s all in a name. Pinkie, the latest project by award-winning, full-service design studio Biasol, draws a little bit from the Memphis design movement, and a lot from the colour pink.
For Fonda Bondi, Studio Esteta has looked to modern Mexican architecture, Sydney’s seaside, and great atmosphere inducing design when working on the Mexican restaurant’s first foray outside of Melbourne.