Retail - 20 July 2022

Grand Ship Gets Decked Out

Hibino Corporation equips retail chain’s new location with JBL. To achieve crystal-clear sound quality throughout the Life Grand Ship Ofuna Ekimae Store, Hibino Corporation outfitted the facility with dynamic JBL Professional Control 24 Micro ceiling speakers. Life Corporation is one of Japan’s largest retail chains, specialising in groceries and clothing. In 2021, the company opened

Bar - 24 May 2021

80 Collins Melbourne

80 Collins celebrates retail and dining openings with a new Melbourne Food & Wine Festival event series, an installation from designer Şener Besim and more Melbourne’s newest destination for luxury, 80 Collins, reinvigorates the ‘Paris End’ of Collins St with a new network of laneways leading to a discovery of highly curated flagship and concept

Lounge - 3 May 2014

NEW ENGLAND STYLE AT NANTUCKET

Nantucket Kitchen and Bar Shop MM5, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, Station Rd Indooroopilly QLD 4068 (07) 3878 9697 or nkb.com.au Docked in Indooroopilly Shopping Centre’s new dining precinct, Nantucket draws inspiration from the iconic wonders of Cape Cod with its white walls, dark hardwood floors and New England interiors. Offering contemporary American fare in a stylish

Local - 14 January 2014

THATTA GIRL

Sportsgirl: Highpoint Shopping Centre, Maribyrnong VIC www.sportsgirl.com.au There are few more enduring names in Australian fashion retail than Sportsgirl. But in the fickle world of young ladies’ clothing, these decades of ‘runs on the board’ scarcely count for anything — it’s all about how you connect with this super savvy generation now.

Local - 14 January 2014

READY TO WARES

Prada: Westfield Shopping Centre, Sydney NSW prada.com Prada has joined a formidable coterie of luxe brands with its new store in Sydney at the Westfield Sydney downtown shopping centre. The space, designed by Roberto Baciocchi, extends over two levels covering a total surface area of 850sqm and houses the Prada collections of ready-to-wear, bags, shoes

Local - 14 January 2014

AUSSIE KIDS

Bonds Kids Concept Store: Westfield Doncaster, Doncaster VIC Before too long, Bonds will be 100 years old — Australians have been wearing the same brand of T-shirts and undies for nearly a century. Now, medium-sized littlies can join in the fun, with the recent launch of Bonds Kids.

Local - 14 January 2014

HUNT LEATHER:

The Strand Arcade, Sydney NSW 1800 083 355 or huntleather.com.au Back in 1975 John and Elizabeth Hunt recognised a potential market in Australia for fine luggage and leathergoods, opening a store at the MLC Centre in Sydney. Not far from the original site, and after years of formidable expansion, Hunt Leather has opened its flagship

Local - 28 October 2013

TEAM EFFORT AT HOUSE OF YOGURT

House of Yoghurt Westfield Hurstville, Cross St, Hurstville 2220 www.houseofyogurt.com.au The bright interiors of House of Yogurt come from De Simone Design. The feature in the middle, called ‘Cream Canopy’ or ‘Fro Yo fountain’ was made reality by Trent Baker from Armature Design Support. The store is a self-serve concept based on a circular flow,

Retail - 20 August 2013

THE LUNCH ROOM OPENS AT COLLINS SQUARE

The Lunch Room 727 Collins St, Melbourne http://www.collinssquare.com.au/about/news-room/2013/07/the-lunch-room-now-open/ Designed by collaboration between blackmilk interior design and Walker Corporation, The Lunch Room looks like a restaurant, but is also the fashionable new home for Think Asia (Asian and Thai), Papadam (Indian cuisine), Nashi (Sandwiches), Rhumbas (Rolls), Edamama (Salad Bar), Salsaʼs (Tex Mex Grill), Sobo Japanese, Big

Retail - 25 February 2013

Surf’s Up in Byron

Quiksilver Byron Bay: 2 Jonson Street, Byron Bay NSW (02) 6680 7041 or Quiksilver.com.au Story: Julia Langham Byron is no longer a sleepy, hippy enclave for surfers and stoners, it now hosts some of the most expensive real estate in the country and attracts a huge number of tourists — many happy to update their