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  • Blending in – Brazil

    Located on Guaecá Beach, on the coast of São Paulo, Brazil, the Patropi House was designed to be an AirBnB rental. With no precisely defined customer, the design team at Casa Patropi became more daring in their approach to colours and finishes, whilst trying to cater to all tastes in order to be easy to rent out.Casa Patropi wanted the...
  • Taking a holistic approach

    The recently completed St James Park boutique apartment project in Hawthorn, employs thoughtful, integrated design to maximise the site’s stunning park-front location. Located on Yarra Street, Hawthorn each of the 19 residences in the five-level development was individually designed to provide uninterrupted views of the site’s adjacent and leafy St James Park.A holistic, team approach to the project, made possible...
  • Built simply, and dressed informally -NZ

    The patrons of this home fell in love with this south-facing site and the idea of occupying it without formality and off grid. Cheshire Architects proposed an encampment: three small buildings embodying different parts of that occupation, clustered around a loose sun-drenched courtyard. The studio hoped to celebrate the difference between inside and outside – and the reinforcing, occupying and...
  • Journey of refinement – Melbourne

    400 Gradi is an Italian restaurant located in East Brunswick, Melbourne. It features an interior inspired by the rustic Italian heritage of the food and the venue, featuring terrazzo surfaces and concrete render textures. Dean Dyson Architects reimagined this existing industrial heritage interior into a modern version of refined rustic, creating and capturing the owner’s passion for Italian food and...
  • Meet the new Grande Max

    We’ve all heard the saying, “Italians do it better,” which rings true when it comes to Italian made Porcelain slab/tiles. The new Grande Max range is made from porcelain which is formed from a combination of clay, kaolin, feldspar, silica and quartz. Occasionally mixed with other fusible materials to give different visual effects. Together they form a body of white...
  • The tea house – Adelaide

    The tea house was conceived as a gathering place, a place to share and come together in and spend quiet time with each other, away from the distractions of modern life.In 2017 architect Paul Cooksey from Northern Edge Studios was chatting to his good friends about their plans to renovate their lean-to kitchen of their bungalow home in Adelaide’s eastern...
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