Interiors

King + Duke

Meyer Davis Studio

07 May 2014

Named after characters in Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, King + Duke nods to classic literature and American traditions. A massive 24 ft open hearth designed as the restaurant's centrepiece boasts a passion for cooking over hickory wood — guests can enjoy watching their food being prepared over the fire in the main restaurant space, dine al fresco on the large patio,

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Gazi Restaurant

March Studio

07 May 2014

On a stretch of Flinders Street, George Calombaris has taken an old cuisine, stripped it back and turned it upside down. So March Studio did the same for his bistro, Gazi. The designers ripped out the hidebound environment of the previous Press Club and scrubbed raw its exposed bones. Then they rebuilt it, not in their image but in some half-remembered image of stylised figures on ancient

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Restaurant & Bar Nazdrowje

Design by Richard Lindvall

07 May 2014

The assignment was to turn a parking garage in concrete into a Polish restaurant, that would also function as a late evening bar. After a research trip to Poland, including visits to old factories, the concept took shape and the restaurant was named Nazdrowje (Polish for cheers). The first thing was to tear down the wall between a flower shop and the old parking garage. The concrete floor from

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AMMO Restaurant & Bar

JOYCE WANG INC.

07 May 2014

The Hong Kong Asia Society commissioned renowned New York-based Architects Todd Williams and Billie Tsien to create a landmark building as a home for their new headquarters. The result is a magnificent architectural feat and an opportunity for unique and creative interior experiment. Built by the British army in the mid-19th century, the former explosives magazine compound is a culturally and

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Urbanista

Caulder Moore

07 May 2014

Having travelled around the globe searching for inspiration, this entrepreneurial start-up based in Lebanon approached Caulder Moore with a strong vision for their Beirut-based café/restaurant and lifestyle concept. Urbanista brings together casual dining, artisan coffee and internationally sourced high-quality, affordable retail design products including bikes from Amsterdam. The aim is

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