The annual Australian Interior Design Awards celebrates the best in class of interior excellence across hospitality venues, retailers, art exhibitions, private homes, creative studios and other buildings. Today, 184 projects across the country have been named in its 2022 shortlist, including leading restaurants, cafes, bars and shops.

Sydney’s stunning blue-hued Poho Flowers store, designed by Akin Atelier, made the cut, as did Troye Sivan’s home in Melbourne, designed by Flack Studio.

The sleek second outpost for Melbourne sandwich shop Hector’s Deli is on the shortlist, alongside Adelaide’s chic neighbourhood bar Arkhe and striking New York-inspired diner Fugazzi, both designed by Studio Gram.

Sydney eatery Ursula’s, helmed by Phil Wood and designed by Brahman Perera, was selected for its elegant dining room decked out in deep blue and bold caramel. And Smith Street Bistrot, designed by Anthology, gets a shout-out for its European-inspired exposed-brick interior with fresh moss, antique mirrors, gothic chandeliers and burgundy banquettes.

The awards are delivered by the Design Institute of Australia and Architecture Media’s Artichoke magazine. This year’s jury panel includes Madeleine Blanchfield (Madeleine Blanchfield Architects), Eid Goh (Architects Eat), Stuart Krelle (Luchetti Krelle), Rosie Morley (Fender Katsalidis), Jade Nottage (Tom Mark Henry), Beatrix Rowe (Beatrix Rowe Interior Design), Peter Walker (Cumulus Studio) and Scott Walker (Hassell).

The winning projects will be announced on Friday June 17. See the full shortlist via the link below.

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