Fonda Flinders Lane

Techne Architects

09 Sep 2014

Following the Mexican wave of success from Chapel Street, Windsor, Fonda has opened its doors with a new restaurant in Flinders Lane, Melbourne.  The new location is the third to join the Fonda family and continues its promise of a fast and fresh Mexican food destination.  A ‘Fonda' is a Mexican home kitchen selling food to the public, and there's no doubt this new addition to

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Grzegorz Layer

08 Sep 2014

Polish architect Grzegorz Layer has given an old and abandoned textile factory new life, following several months of extensive renovations, turning part of the space into a tailor's workshop and showroom for menswear fashion producer This exclusive brand provides hand-crafted and unique apparel accessories for men, including ties, pocket handkerchiefs and foulards. The historic

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Snow Picnic


05 Sep 2014

Torafu Architects performed the interior and exterior design for the Snow Picnic gelato store that opened in a shopping street of Nakano, Tokyo. Customers can enjoy watching their order being prepared on the spot through a one of a kind performance whereby liquid nitrogen is mixed into a liquid concentrate of ice cream to produce gelato.  The store entrance features a glass façade

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‘The Pour’

Design Haus Liberty

02 Sep 2014

Light sculptures are made to increase the visual appeal of a space, to define its luminous character - qualities that make people stop and admire them. This is definitely the case for the Raindrop chandelier known as ‘The Pour', a modern light sculpture meant to illuminate and beautify its selected spot in Tribeca, New York City.  Lisa Hinderdael and Dara Huang of Design

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DM House

Studio Guilherme Torres

02 Sep 2014

It took six months for the architect, Guilherme Torres, to get to know the London based couple who'd contracted him in São Paulo regarding this project. He comments: "All our meetings were via Skype, but their camera was never working, so I barely saw them throughout the whole process." DM House initially began as an interior design job but grew to encompass architectural foundations

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