Ferenc Kende

15 Jun 2018

Well-known to locals, the Stühmer Chocolate Factory began its operations in the Hungarian country town of Kaposvár back in 1928. The interiors and furnishing of its Stühmer Café (designed by Ferenc Kende) are remarkable and therefore under heritage protection. Designer and visual artist, Kissmiklos, wished to protect this important heritage, while at the same time making

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Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera

Alexander &CO

14 Jun 2018

Sean Connolly at Dubai Opera, designed by Sydney-based Alexander &CO, is a 350-person restaurant, bar and courtyard in the centre of bustling Dubai. It enjoys direct views of the famous Burj Khalifa and is the only restaurant in the newly opened Dubai Opera space – the city’s new multi-format performing arts complex. The venue incorporates the Raw Bar and Fire Bar, a brasserie,

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Market Grounds

Woods Bagot

14 Jun 2018

Designed by Woods Bagot for client, ARK Group, ‘Market Grounds’ is Perth’s newest flagship hospitality destination. It opened last December in the heart of the bustling commerce and culture hub of Perth CBD. The project boasts over 1,000 sq m of bar and dining spaces across three levels. A licensed alfresco zone flows out onto Kings Square.  Exuding a vibe of surprise and

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Ganadara Bar

Jean De Lessard

16 May 2018

Montreal’s Jean de Lessard – Creative Designers, are the brains behind the transformation of a vast space which lay abandoned in the Canadian city for six years. Last summer it re-opened in the form of the Ganadara Bar, where customers now throng to enjoy the music scene of far-away Korea. The design successfully modulates conflicting needs right from the start: to create a warm and

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The Pink Zebra

Renesa Architecture Design Interiors Studio

10 May 2018

The Pink Zebra restaurant in Cawnpore (now Kanpur) in Utter Pradesh, India is a take on the grand bygone era of British culture and architecture in the city. The practice behind its fantastical interiors - and exteriors - is New Delhi-based Renesa Architecture Design Interiors Studio, with founder and principal, Sanjay Arora, leading the project team. The design story behind the Pink Zebra

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