When Australian Venue Co approached SJB to renovate Kingsleys – a much-loved, highly regarded Woolloomooloo institution – they asked the practice’s Sydney-based team to design a new interior that personifies Hollywood ruggedness.

Kingsleys Architect: SJB

Builder: Next

Structural Engineer: CW Hemstoc and Associates

Services Engineer: Advanced Aircon


Duration: 8 weeks



‘De Padova’ indoor and outdoor dining chairs, ‘Vidun’ table base, custom made toughened glass top, Boffi Studio. ‘Andreu World Plaza’ dining tables, Ke-Zu. ‘Pieman’ dining chair, ‘Parawood’ dining chair, Dessein Furniture.



‘Le Corbusier Projecteur’ wall/ceiling lights, Mondoluce.



‘Narrowling’ glass glazing, Spectrum Art Glass. ‘Ripple Iron’ metal sheet, Ripple Iron. ‘Lysaght Mini Orb’ metal sheet panelling, The Roofing Supermarket. Paint throughout, Dulux. ‘Storm Grey’ granite stone, bespoke grey brick tile, Worldstone. ‘Panorama’ leather upholstery, Pelle Leathers. Fabric for screens, Redback Sails. Cedar ceiling throughout, Cedar Sales. Timber wall panelling throughout, Botany Bay Productions.


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