A foundation of research, analysis and client collaboration drives everything we do. Working with our sister studio and think tank Relative, we explore opportunities and translate holistic, achievable strategies into built outcomes. This collaborative process results in compelling and multi-layered results that create deeper connections between a place and its community. We often collaborate with specialists in associated fields to add further depth to this process.
Research, insight, impact analysis
Brief development & design thinking
Visioning & retail concepts
Materials research & cost analysis
Place strategy and activations
Architectural guidelines and direction
Public domain strategy and design
To produce interior architecture is to design everything but the facade (and even that we often do). We develop and execute architectural spaces that nimbly balance form, function and a sense of the unexpected. Through our holistic process, we envisage every touchpoint to produce coherent and resolved experiences within the built environment. From clever use of overlooked materials through to custom designing furniture and light fixtures, our designs are smart, inventive, yet feel comfortable from day one.
Design strategy & feasibility
Concept design and development
Work flow and functional planning
Town planning & project management
Identity and environmental graphics are fundamental to every commercial built project. In addition to developing overarching brand concepts, we design visual identities, collateral, wayfinding, signage and graphic treatments to ensure every element of a project works as a unified, coherent whole across mediums.
Concept, positioning & brand DNA
Naming, identity design, visual language
Brand collateral and related products
Integrated wayfinding & signage
Environmental graphics, artist collaborations
The ethos of our practice is to combine design and creative thinking at all levels, to influence how people interact with the world around them. Whether devising projects for urban renewal and placemaking initiatives, or spaces for people to eat, live or work, we look not only at the built environment itself, but co-develop cultural programming and link our clients with viable industry partners towards permanently activating each project.
Cultural curation & experience design
Community engagement initiatives
Connect & broker tenant relationships
Our extensive experience designing bespoke built environments is a fertile ground for exploration in product design. We have designed a range of products and architectural components, from furniture elements to prefabricated architectural modules. Our product designs are inventive, intelligent and refined and they stand the test of time.
Feasibility, production analysis
Concept design & development
Production management & liaison
Campaign ideation, marketing support