hospitality

Luxury Desert Camp

Mysk Al Badayer Retreat" has won the 2020 and 2021 World Luxury Hotel Award for Luxury Desert Resort in the Middle East and North Africa. Located in the southern desert region of Sharjah along Dubai-Hatta Road, this project has been developed by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority – Shurooq, and is being operated by Sharjah Collection by Mysk. The Project was designed by...

From Church to jewel-toned bar – NY

A former 19th-century church on Park Avenue in New York’s Flatiron district has transformed into a members-only bar and lounge with the sulky, jewel-toned interiors by acclaimed design practice Roman and Williams, and an eclectically curated menu of signature cocktails and rare spirits.
Originally built in the 1860s in the Gothic revival style by James Renwick Jr., the architect who designed St. Patrick’s Cathedral,...

Tivoli cinemas a boutique cinema offering

The face of luxury film, the Tivoli cinemas in Cheltenham, UK, is a new breed of boutique cinema offering discerning movie lovers from the Cotswolds a full service experience.
Annabel Harrison of design studio FARE INC is known for her beautifully considered urban finishes, contrasted against deeply textured, tactile fabrics and elegant lighting took inspiration from the Cotswolds...

Monumental forms

Megabudka Architects believes one of the most important issues of modern architecture in Russia is the lack of identity. Nowadays, Russian architects often imitate contemporary colleagues from other countries. As a result, national identity is completely absent in the newly created environment.
The studio carried out research and, as a result, developed their own vision of what they...

Free to Feed – a heart warming social enterprise

Free to Feed is a heart warming social enterprise creating empowering employment opportunities for people seeking asylum and refugees through the creation of shared food experiences. After operating out of their High St Northcote fit out which Circle Studio Architects completed 3 years ago, they were ready to grow up and move to a bigger space. The new site, the heritage lister Former...

Firebird – a sensorial journey

Designed as a sister restaurant to The Commune Group’s celebrated Hanoi Hannah restaurants, the brief for Firebird called for a bold yet approachable space with a hint of nostalgia, ultimately elevating Hanoi Hannah’s narrative to create a new identity. The restaurant was to be differentiated from its forerunners by celebrating the theatre of Vietnamese BBQ grilling, while adding some retro materiality and pop...

There cafe – Footscray

Conceived as a shared meeting place, There Cafe is an uplifting and authentic hospitality proposition harnessed by the strength of its architectural setting. Designed by studio Ewert Leaf, the project is housed in a 19th-century wool store, the pared-back interior celebrates the site’s industrial character while softly layering new interventions; an evolution of its historic identity.
The site’s...

Forty Licks – Sydney

Forty Licks is a subterranean Vietnamese restaurant in the heart of Sydney City with a unique design and application of materials. The design applies a prosthetic approach to historic buildings that enables radical transformation while preserving heritage fabric.
Imagined by GSBN Studio, the brief was to design a unique architectural fit-out that treated the...

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...