Micah Coffee Brewers / Melbourne / Rptecture

Rptecture Architects design for Micah Coffee Brewers in Melbourne is minimalist, elegant and pure. From its fully glazed shopfront to its centralised coffee counter flanked by integrated timber benches, every element of the design is thoughtfully curated to create a sense of serenity and focus. At Micah Coffee Brewers, the emphasis is on the essence […]

Sweet Beirut / Bexley / Bas and Co

Lebanon is a far cry from the industrial hustle and bustle of Bexley. But stepping through the doors of Sweet Beirut, you wouldn’t know it – which was exactly the aim.  The opulent interiors are reminiscent of Middle Eastern infrastructure and business sense – a culture where more is more is more. Adorned with arches, […]

Delatite Cellar Door / Mansfield / Clemenger Architects

With sweeping views across Taungurung Country, the Delatite Cellar Door provides a unique wine tasting and dining experience located in the foothills of the Victorian Alps. Designed by Clemenger Architects, the building utilises environmentally sustainable design principles and reflects the warmth and generosity of Delatite’s owners in a new commercial setting.  Delatite are committed to […]


Austral Hotel / Colac Victoria / Porter Architects

A historic old regional Victorian pub located in Otway area of Colac. The redevelopment at Austral Hotel proposes additions and alterations the existing old local gem. The main southern section of the existing hotel where the bar and dining is located is revitalised into a comfortable contemporary food and beverage experience. It captures and embraces the […]

Collins Street Cafe / First Love Coffee

Description The flagship store for speciality roaster First Love is a showcase for its coffee beans as well as a stand-up coffee bar offering takeaway breakfast, lunch and pastries. The brand’s focus on provenance and sustainability is exemplified through natural materials such as cork, copper, marble, terracotta and rose gum. The colours of the materials […]

Nunawading Cafe / Manta Ray Coffee Roasters / We are Humble

Tucked away in a former mechanics workshop in Nunawading is the new Manta Ray Coffee Roastery and café by Vincent Gao. The design juxtaposes industrial minimalism with hand-crafted artisanal elements. Vincent wanted to create a space that would give subtle nods to very traditional Chinese design elements without appearing thematic or referential. As you enter […]

Rockhampton cafe / Dingles Cafe and Bar / Designaa

Design + Architecture was contracted to assist with the interior refurbishment of Dingles Café + Bar a Rockhampton cafe – in collaborate approach with the design-experienced café operators and owners.  With a clear brief to convert the existing space from vacant offices to a welcoming and hospitable venue with an aesthetic that balanced both farm […]

Barber Cafe / Barbenchino / Amrishmaharaj

designed by Amrish Maharaj Architecture Incorporating the best of Barbers and Cafes In the realm of innovative design, the concept of integrating cafes into barbershops offers a distinct proposition that seamlessly merges design and mens haircut services. This imaginative approach creates a space where the classic charm of a barbershop coexists harmoniously with the cozy ambiance […]

Southbank Cafe / Cafe Gadot / Aktis Architects

Southbank Cafe – A Masterpiece of Industrial Elegance Southbank Cafe, known as Cafe Gadot, nestled in the vibrant heart of Southbank, Melbourne, is a true testament to the innovative interior design brilliance of Aktis Architects. Led by the accomplished architects Bruce Katsipidis and Elaheh Mohamed, this extraordinary establishment has been beautifully captured through the lenses […]

Gold Coast / Burleigh Cafes / Palm Springs Burleigh

Burleigh Cafes Step into the enchanting world of Palm Springs Burleigh, where the captivating charm of Southern California seamlessly blends with the tranquil beauty of the Gold Coast. This cafe exudes a sense of breezy sophistication, boasting a Southern Californian aesthetic that evokes the spirit of mid-century modern design. The interior is a play of […]

Dickson Cafe / High Rd

The Dickson Cafe / High Rd exudes a timeless and elegant ambiance, featuring a stunning charred timber communal table at its heart that encourages communal gatherings and conversations. The cafe’s classic design is enhanced by period cornices that adorn the ceilings, and stately wood paneling that graces the walls, evoking a sense of history and […]

Canberra Cafe / Cupping Room

Located in the heart of Canberra Cafe / Cupping Room charms visitors with its exposed timber ceiling and elegant timber doors and windows, infusing the space with a welcoming ambiance. The rustic warmth of the wooden elements beautifully complements the cafe’s contemporary design, creating an inviting haven for coffee enthusiasts and food lovers alike. A […]

Coffee Roaster / Alexandria Cafe

The launch of Best Cafe Designs has provided many coffee interactions and discussions.  This week we met with Dan from the coffee roaster / Alexandria Cafe, who initiated a site tour of the roastery premises. The coffee roaster was established in 1991 by Dan & JoAnne Fitzsimmons and has won several awards at the Royal […]

Neutral Bay Cafe / Against the Grind 

Neutral Bay Cafe / Against the Grind designed by Michiru Higginbotham showcases a playful and vibrant design with its striking combination of bright green and pink hues. The polished concrete flooring lends an industrial edge to the space, beautifully contrasting with the textured countertops that add depth and character. Neutral Bay Cafe Design Features A […]

Zushi Surry Hills Japanese

Zushi Surry Hills Japanese designed by Michiru Higginbotham. The perfectly balanced ingredients to create the warm and inviting Zushi Surry Hills. The latest offering from Zushi Sydney. Luna pendants gently sway in the double height void overhead the Sushi bar, hypnotising passers by and creating a soft atmosphere for evening semi-alfresco dining and general festivities. […]

161 Clarence Street / Michi Izakaya & Ramen

Michi Izakaya & Ramen at 161 Clarence Street, thoughtfully designed by Michiru Higginbotham, offers a unique atmosphere with its timber dowel linings and dark aesthetic. The integration with the refined brickwork of 161 Clarence Street’s Skye Suites ground floor, constructed by Wrightway Construction, adds a touch of heritage charm to the contemporary design, creating a […]

Town Hall Cafe / Leible Coffee

Town Hall Cafe / Leible Coffee is a captivating oasis seamlessly integrated into a compact lobby space, redefining the coffee experience. The design’s focal point is a counter adorned with integrated greenery, blurring the lines between nature and urban living. Its curved ceiling and innovative lighting feature create an inviting atmosphere, making it the perfect […]