Mr & Mrs White

Mr and Mrs White is the creative project of husband-and-wife team Nathan and Sasha White. From their warehouse showroom in Dee Why they design a range of furnishings with an emphasis on raw materials. You could be forgiven for mistaking the showroom for a very cool and lived-in warehouse apartment.

The Society Inc by Sibella Court

Interior designer Sibella Court has relocated her Paddington interiors store to a lofty warehouse in St Peters. The fit-out is raw and unpolished, with barn doors and raised timber flooring, filled with items found on Court’s travels – you could easily lose a few hours here.

Ocean House in Lorne

Rob Mills has designed an architectural masterpiece in North Lorne. Ocean House boasts a raw concrete foundation with elements of timber, glass and steel that warm the serene structure.

ACME

At No 60 Bayswater Road in Rushcutters Bay there is a Luchetti Krelle masterpiece. A finalist in this year’s Australian Interior Design Awards, the rustic interior exudes a laidback yet warm contemporary aesthetic.

Cho Cho San

Also a finalist in this year’s Australian Interior Design Awards was Japanese restaurant Cho Cho San. George Livissianis has designed a minimal and striking space painted entirely cream.

The Swinging Cat

Lighting is minimal in this new underground bar. French street lamps offer a dim glow that enhances the spookiness of bizarre framed art sourced in New Orleans. Sit back in a padded armchair and enjoy the moody jazz-bar vibe.

nel.

nel. is a modern day dining bunker. The interior is simple: dark leather benches, a wooden panelled feature wall and glowing copper lights. Bottles of wine adorn the walls like art and an open kitchen let’s diners see the action happen.

Moorish Blue

Like its cuisine, the interior of Moorish Blue is modern North Arabic and North African, a little bit Moroccan, Tunisian and Spanish. Couches of deep purple and brown leather exude luxury, the white-walled surrounds are brought to life with framed paintings and patterned tile designs.

Bang Street Food

High timber beam ceilings and exposed brick walls are complimented with industrial low hanging light orbs and a patterned white feature wall. The open kitchen of this Bangladesh eatery invites you into the simplistic space, the welcome emphasised in long communal tables and perfectly mismatched chairs.