Inside The Stella Collective’s New Melbourne Studio

Melbourne based design studio, The Stella Collective, have chosen an early 20th century former department store to house their new studio. Recognising the charm of the building; the ornate detailing and high ceilings flooding natural light into the space, Director Hana Hakim explains, “The space is a reflection of our philosophy in respecting the old whilst… Read More Inside The Stella Collective’s New Melbourne Studio

Book Club | Cabins

The saying goes, ‘don’t judge a book by its cover,’ however in this case, I’m willing to make an exception. I actually bought ‘Cabins‘ for my boyfriend when he was bed bound whilst recovering from an operation. Although I’m more than happy it’s made our way into our little library. Selfish gift? Maybe. In summary,… Read More Book Club | Cabins

Biasol’s 1950s Deli Inspired Melbourne Cafe

Following on the success of their first venture, cafe owners Domenic and Diana Caruso approached Biasol Design Studio to be involved in their second location, No.19. The Melbourne based studio took notable design inspirations from the Greek delicatessens that flourished in the city during the 1950s. Particular references include the pastel tones, booth seating and… Read More Biasol’s 1950s Deli Inspired Melbourne Cafe

Pick of the Pastels

The pastel trend has been around for a while now and it doesn’t look like it’s heading off anytime soon. Instead we’re seeing the introduction of more mature tones. There is something about this time of year especially that invites the fresh, subdued, spring shades. From peachy pinks to peppermint blues, this soft colour combination is… Read More Pick of the Pastels