Tag Archives: hospitality design

St Hubert’s cellar door

On approach St Hubert’s cellar door dramatically rises from the ground. St Hubert’s, one of the oldest wineries in the Yarra Valley, has reopened its doors following a world-class transformation by leading design practice Cera Stribley, and now forms part of the grander Hubert Estate.
Resolutely natural and elegantly evolving, Hubert Estate is Victoria’s latest highly anticipated destination...

Code Black South Melbourne

South of the river was uncharted territory for both architectural practice We are Humble and Code Black, what’s a Brunswick babe to do in far-off lands… jokes the design team, whom were super excited about their first project in South Melbourne. A site on Coventry St, right across from the South Melbourne markets.
The studio was struck by...

The Elgin Cafe restaurant

The Elgin Cafe restaurant and bar is a culmination of a day bistro with a hip late night bar vibe in Kanboh, India. Leaning on the maximalist side of design, RENESA Architecture Design Interiors Studio created a clean, soft space with a saturated colour palette. The idea was to create an atmosphere and feel of the outdoors,...

THE CHUAN Malt Whisky Distillery

Neri & Hu’s proposal draws upon the notion of the duality of natural elements, a tenet of ancient Chinese philosophy which holds that two opposite forces or elements can actually complement each other in the natural world, as embodied by the site’s mountain-water duality – the property is surrounded on three sides by a winding creek,...

The Desert Paradero Hotel

When approaching the Paradero Hotel in Mexico, the architectural team POLEN Arquitectura de Paisaje + Yashar Yektajo + Rubén Valdez aimed to emphasise the natural motion of the desert by exploring and highlighting the topography.
Inspired by desert winds and its natural form of creating paths and spaces that appear and disappear as in a landscape of surprises. The desert is a land of...

Inspired by rice fields – Expat Roasters

Launched by Expat Roasters, whom are residents of Ubud, Bali, they work closely and respectfully with Balinese farmers and producers to source finest local product to compliment their nomadic collections of beans around the globe.
The brief for Sydney based interior architects X+O the new bar and restaurant was to bring to life the EXPAT Roasters...

A modern heritage pub – Melbourne

Sitting dormant since 2017, Studio Y have transformed the original Sarah Sands Hotel site into a stunning Victorian Heritage meets modern Melbourne pub that pays homage to its original glory. Named after the SS Sarah Sands which brought the hotel’s original licensee to Australia’s shores, the site has long held a special place in the community’s heart. With a history as varied as...

Poke restaurant re-imagined

When the opportunity was presented to design a Poke restaurant, VAUST Studio decided to free the concept from what is already known. This project is about re-evaluating the ideas of how hospitality is organised in times of a pandemic. The design team strongly reduced the number of possible guests taking a seat at the same time and...

Ulu Cliffhouse – Bali

The Uluwatu clifftop in Bali provides a dramatic setting for ‘one of the best private clubs in Bali’ - Ulu Cliffhouse, designed by Shed, London.
The dramatic Uluwatu Cliffs play host to an impressive boutique hotel that boasts some of the world’s best surf, stunning views and atmospheric sunsets. Shed, a London-based interior design and...

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,...