Restaurants

Old Tom & English

Lee Broom

20 Nov 2014

Critically acclaimed product and interior designer Lee Broom has designed a new restaurant and cocktail lounge in Soho, London for brother and sister duo Maria and Costas Constantinou, a contemporary take on the relaxed elegance of home entertaining in the 1960s. Entry to Old Tom & English is gained via a heavy slatted wooden door. The doorbell must be rung, whereupon guests are welcomed

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The Nelson

Techne Architects

19 Nov 2014

The bayside landscape of St Kilda provides both the stunning backdrop and the inspiration behind this newest project from Techné Architecture + Interior Design. The Nelson is where you can come to indulge your appetite in rum, while relaxing in a comforting local bar fitted out with raw, rustic materials complete with a legendary Kraken looking over you. "The client's brief was to create

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Jury Cafe

Biasol: Design Studio

17 Nov 2014

Jury Cafe is located within the bluestone walls of a Melbourne historical site: Pentridge Village, formerly Pentridge Prison. (The prison was decommissioned in 1997.) As an interior design project, Jury presented several unique challenges to Melbourne-based Biasol: Design Studio. The team wanted to respect its dark past as a prison but also needed to breathe new life into the café for its

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Undercroft Bar

Benchmark

14 Nov 2014

The Royal Court Theatre is Britain's leading national company, dedicated to new work by innovative writers and described by The New York Times as ‘the most important theatre in Europe'. The much-loved Undercroft Bar has undergone a refurbishment, led by Lyndon Goode Architects with Citizens Design Bureau and with joinery, upholstery and specialist metalwork carried out by Benchmark. A

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Tom Dixon Sandwich

Design Research Studio

13 Nov 2014

From the humble medieval trencher to the sophisticated 18th century reworking by the notorious Earl, through to the worker's ploughman's lunch or the cricketer's cucumber variety, the sandwich is deeply embedded in the British soul. It is only fitting that it should find its luxurious incarnation in Harrods, within a suitably palatial interior designed by Design Research Studio, the interior arm

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