Restaurants

Lucky Penny

Biasol: Design Studio

20 Jan 2015

Lucky Penny café opened its doors in mid-2014, located in one of Melbourne's most prominent fashion retail strips in the heart of Chapel Street, South Yarra. A serendipitous moment in which the owners found, by chance, a penny on the floor, not only gave the venue its name, but also trigged a chain of events that led to its creation. As an interior design project, Lucky Penny was

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Flask and The Press

Alberto Caiola

19 Jan 2015

Alberto Caiola presents unconventional venue Flask and The Press, a design project that upends the traditional speakeasy concept. Here, an intimate contemporary lounge is concealed behind the façade of a cheery sandwich shop, a combination that juxtaposes light and dark, elegance and modernity, personal and playful. Considering that Shanghai has many hidden speakeasy-themed bars and

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Eataly Chicago

Refin Ceramiche

15 Jan 2015

Eataly's second stateside location in Chicago is an exclusively Italian affair, highlighting not only the delicacies of a well-loved cuisine but also the exquisite design of Italy's leading tile manufacturer: Refin. The companies collaborated on the design of the eatery, producing wood-inspired tile flooring throughout. Working together with internal technicians and architects, Refin's Mansion

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Pennethorne’s Cafe Bar

SHH

14 Jan 2015

SHH has just completed its latest interiors project: Pennethorne's Cafe Bar, a new hospitality offer for long-term client and operator Levy Restaurants UK (the sports and leisure division of Compass UK & Ireland), located within Somerset House, one of London's most dynamic arts and cultural centres. The new venue is now open in a site on the building's west face, looking out onto Lancaster

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Commissary

Knibb Design

13 Jan 2015

Award-winning firm Knibb Design, celebrated for their comprehensive landscape and urban design planning services, were called in by Sydell Group to renovate a high-rise hotel located in Koreatown, Los Angeles, now known as The Line Hotel. Topping off Founder Sean Knibb's design, which retains a 383 key count, is Commissary, a poolside café headed up by renowned Korean-American chef Roy

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