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Under the sea: Discover a cave-like jewellery store in Melbourne’s upmarket Armadale
Vast, mysterious and unfathomably deep, the world’s oceans are at the heart of the new boutique for jewellery brand Sarah & Sebastian, located in Melbourne's upmarket Armadale. But expel any visions of a twinkling Tiffany store or crystal-cut Cartier shopfront. This eerie cave of wondrous delights is sooner compared to Davy Jones’ Locker or Ursula’s lair over any glitz-and-glam engagement ring dispensary.
Interior Design
February 8, 2021
The eye-catching boutique at Villa Noailles by Pierre Yovanovitch
For the second consecutive year, renowned interior designer Pierre Yovanovitch worked on the retail space for Villa Noailles, an arts centre in the provincial commune of Hyères. Located on the French Riviera, it's a region the Nice-born designer knows well.

“I am fortunate to have a great and friendly working relationship with Jean-Pierre Blanc, founder of the Hyères International Fashion and Photography Festival, the Hyères Design Parade (dedicated to design) and the Toulon Design Parade (dedicated to interior architecture),” says Pierre.
Interior Design
October 19, 2020
Angelot patisserie in Hangzhou by Say Architects
Multi-disciplinary firm Say Architects has conceived the pared-back Angleot in Hangzhou, China – a patisserie that challenges the senses and tradition in equal measure. Presented with an awkward storefront that was mostly blocked by an existing ventilation shaft, and an unsightly view from the rear of the site, the design team opted to create an experience that looks within, plays with light and fragrance, and unfolds slowly.
Hospitality Design
October 9, 2020
The futuristic fit-out for a minimalist fashion label
Occupying a 120-square-metre space in Coastal City, the retail precinct of Nanshan’s CBD, the trippy concept store belonging to minimalist womenswear brand Geijeong dazzles with its layered use of reflective, translucent and transparent materials. The interior designers, Chinese firm Studio 10, say that the futuristic fit-out “explores the interactivity between materials, light transmission, refraction, reflection and fabric”.
Interior Design
September 8, 2020
‘The Apple tree’ by Foster + Partners blossoms in Bangkok
Housed under a "cantilevered tree canopy" roof structure, Apple Central World in Bangkok was "brought to life with the first-ever all-glass design," says the tech giant. Located in the heart of Ratchaprasong, Bangkok’s iconic intersection district, the striking store forms a new social subject in this part of the city and joins the backdrop of the capital's famed New Year celebrations.
Architecture
August 17, 2020
In luxury we trust: The heritage home of Hermès Sydney
Relocating from its Elizabeth Street premises in Sydney, the brand has drawn back the curtains on its new 800 square metre emporium sited within the Trust Building at the intersection of King Street and Castlereagh Street. The new location – dubbed the city’s first pioneering skyscraper – was reportedly purchased for $105 million in 2019. […]
Architecture
July 21, 2020
March Studio’s latest Aesop store sparkles in Hong Kong
Joining the extensive retail scene in Hong Kong is the recently opened Aesop Gough Street store. The Australian-born luxury skincare brand – renowned for its alignment with prominent architects and designers from around the globe – has opened its latest boutique in Central, the city’s main business district. Occupying what at first glance is a […]
Architecture
July 8, 2020