As Technē celebrates 20 years, Indesign editor Alice Blackwood asks Nick Travers, Justin Northrop and Steve McKeag about how the business started, where it’s going, and the journey of hospitality environments over the past two decades.
What does it take to redesign a tried and tested model? For centuries, the iconic Australian pub has shaped our country’s communities, quenching the thirsts of millions of Aussies and offering social solace at the end of a long, hard day. This side of the new century, our shifting lifestyles, played out in the concrete jungles of our capital cities, has bred a new brand of beer o’clock. But just how ‘refreshing’ is it?