Creating a sensory dining experience that fuses Japanese and Australian culture – rather than a “mock tradition” – Ishizuka by Russell & George transports diners while keeping their feet on the ground.
Bringing a decidedly hand-crafted and feminine approach to her work, we talk to industrial design Bethan Gray about the enjoyment that comes from working with skilled makers.
Mark Landini is not a man to mince his words. His relationship with retail design is one of practicality and inventiveness. Because there’s no room for ‘experiential’ and ‘fashionable’ design when you’re faced with fickle consumers and a booming e-retail economy.
Studying film and cinema before undertaking architecture has set Olaver Architecture up for creating atmospheric spaces. Gontran Cherrier in Hawthorn is just one example of this approach.
When the politics of a project involve Parliament itself, the architectural facilitator must be expert in multi-party negotiation. fjmt brings the design conversation back to the land and its people with Salamanca Building at Parliament Square, Hobart.
Tapping into the power of the senses in his work, music in particular, while also deploying clever tactics to create intrigue and delight – Chris James’ inspiration is as diverse as his work. Meet the new generation of design talent that instils purpose beyond Pinterest.
Seeking an inclusive café experience for a venue in Indonesia, AlvinT Studio makes a colourful interlude to step outside the box.
The country’s best chefs are teaming up with top hoteliers to offer travellers and locals a unique in-hotel dining experience. It’s the ultimate ‘staycation’ – with all the trimmings. We unpack the movement.
Designer Hana Hakim of The Stella Collective hopes the food and design at Middle Eastern café Naim will inspire curiosity and help bridge cultural divides.
If your business was a person, who would it be? Kingsleys in Sydney had already workshopped its brand strategy and came to SJB with an intriguing brief: to personify Liam Neeson. Looking beyond the Hollywood glamour, SJB has translated this quirky concept into a fit-out that speaks to both its locality and Liam using an interior palette filled with character quirks.
United Places Botanic Gardens pioneers a new level of luxury travel for Melbourne and its design lovers.
We often talk about the customer experience in hospitality design, but is this conversation inclusive of a venue’s service staff? From an in-depth conversation in print to a real-life panel at FRONT – get an insight from the inside.
Caroline Clements, Indesign‘s guest editor on The ‘Design Relish’ Issue, opens us up to new ways of thinking about hospitality design.
The newly opened Lesa, designed by Allistar Cox Architecture, uses a layered and textural material palette to give guests a rich dining experience.
With its subtle art-deco aesthetic and nostalgic undertones, Anchovy Bandit could be the setting of many a memorable movie scene.