Creativity starts in your own backyard, and no one understands this better than Kit and Ace – an international clothing retailer who is proud to collaborate with local design businesses to create unique stores that honour local talent.
Kit and Ace, creator of Technical Luxury™ garments opened a new chapter in Australian clothing earlier this year. Comfort and luxury collide in their garments, and those seeking function no longer have to sacrifice design in their beautiful, long-lasting clothing.
Sydney’s `noOk urban fresh bar is a gateway to refreshment in the middle of an otherwise concrete-laden city. Showcasing some of the best coffee roasters and local fresh produce, busy professionals flit in and out of this oasis to refuel and recharge. But it’s not only the sustenance from the moreish edibles that keep the city coming back: the clarity of space and the effect of this organic-meets-urban space on the chaotic work mind is nothing short of addictive.
NOMI’s ‘Dove’ tables are just part of the style statement at the made-to-measure studio and showroom of P. Johnson Tailors in Paddington, Sydney.
Penny Barker explains.
Patrick and Tamsin Johnson are a couple who take style seriously. After all, it is their business. Tamsin is an interior designer who flys off to LA once a month to work on projects; Patrick is a bespoke gentleman’s tailor, one of only a handful in Australia and most certainly the youngest.
For celebrated Sydney architect Joe Snell, transforming the headquarters of the Mamamia publishing empire is a lesson in the power of good office design.
Words by Neha Kale
Joe Snell is a believer in the relationship between good design and positive energy. The award-winning architect, who studied at Copenhagen’s Royal Academy of Fine Arts and serves as a judge on home renovation show House Rules, says that the right design elements can transform the way we feel in certain spaces.