The studio were engaged to refurbish and relaunch the restaurant which had been operating on Level One of the Club.
We commissioned an artist to complete a mural on one of the main walls and introduced moody charcoals and blues with striking paper lanterns to create a contemporary chinoiserie look and feel which catered to both young and old visiting the venue.
Our clients at Underground Espresso engaged the studio to create a tiny hole in the wall espresso bar within the Queen Victoria Building. The size and shape of the space we had to work with was one of our most challenging yet. The bar now operates really successfully and has a regular flow of loyal coffee drinkers lining up each morning for their daily dose.
NORTH SYDNEY, SYDNEY
Caroline Beresford Design have had the pleasure of completing a Place Audit of Greenwood Plaza in North Sydney. This analysis addressed areas of change needed within the centre in an attempt to modernise the space and instil a stronger sense of place. We introduced updates to several areas within the centre.
DARLING HARBOUR, SYDNEY
Caroline Beresford Design were engaged by Mirvac to assist with the upgrade of the food court within the centre.
The brief was to work with the existing flooring and ceiling finishes whilst creating a welcoming space with an earthy feel. New furniture, wall finishes and decor items were selected which introduced a fresh aesthetic. A new layout was designed to create improved foot traffic flow throughout the space.
The Drink Hive team strive to transcend the standard retail space, creating a shopping ‘experience’ for the customer. Caroline and her team created a unique space layered with ply cube shelving, deep charcoal paint, polished concrete floors, oxidised copper and cascading greenery. Clever branding and signage were integrated to separate the space from other tenancies within Saporium Rosebery complex.
The Drink Hive was launched late November 2016.
The Studio was engaged by Investa Property Group to upgrade the existing lobby of their 130 Pitt Street asset, a commercial building in the heart of the Sydney CBD. We activated the lobby with the addition of a sleek espresso bar, to provide an engaging place for people to meet.
A sophisticated mix of crisp white stucco and tile, smoked mirror, brass details and American oak timbers was chosen to deliver a polished yet comfortable setting. Custom lighting and greenery were used to bring a sense of nature and calmness to the environment.
In August 2015, Caroline Beresford was appointed as the Retail Interior Design Manager for Saporium at The Cannery in Rosebery. The high-end food emporium opened late 2016.
Our studio was responsible for ensuring design cohesiveness throughout the centre and has been involved all areas requiring design consultation such as;
• Development and implementation of the retail design guidelines
• Signage concept design and documentation
• Design and documentation for retail kiosks and market stalls
• Concept design for mezzanine staircase, walkway and bridge
• Concept design, documentation and procurement for the bespoke public seating.
We were engaged by luxury meat supplier, Kingsmore Meats, to create their new flagship store located within the Saporium food emporium.
Simple pared back finishes, rich Oak timber, white and black gloss tiles, and aged copper was chosen to create a refined backdrop to the retail store. Customised lighting and signage maximise the experience for customers entering the space.
For coffee connoisseurs, The Welcome Dose, we designed the interior for their new espresso bar and coffee roaster located within the Saporium food emporium.
A palette of indigo blues, Tasmanian oak and blackened steel was selected to create an interior scheme that worked naturally with the industrial space and represented their passion and immaculate presentation of their coffee.
We were engaged by Wholefoods House Australia to design lighting for their largest store to date located within the Saporium food emporium.
Inspiration was drawn from the company branding, bringing into play a rich deep blue. Track lighting was designed to highlight the abundance of fresh produce and wholesome food.
We were engaged to design the concept and interior scheme to bring the Victorian-era beauty back to its former glory after a fire gutted the interior of this majestic building. Soaring ceilings, original cast iron pillars, white washed walls and arched windows, create a sense of laid-back elegance.
In a nod to the building’s past, we commissioned an artist to paint a postcard style sign on a feature wall in the main seating area. Original 1920s schoolhouse lights and banquette seating finished in custom Grace Garrett Deco Glamour fabrics provides the space with a sense of uniqueness and 1920’s style.
Located on a busy strip in the heart of Balmain, the business was in urgent need of some clever design solutions. The result is a fresh, vibrant incredibly busy café with a slight vintage twist to the interiors.
Hand touched Grace Garrett fabrics, dark floors treated with coffee coloured wax, century old salvaged Oregon counter tops and handmade turquoise Spanish tiles all work together to give this thriving café a personality all of its own.
Tucked away in a leafy little spot on Abbott Street sits a thriving espresso bar offering delicious homemade cakes and amazingly good Campos Coffee. Our brief was to turn a rather cramped space, with virtually no storage in to a functional space to enable the owners to operate more efficiently and to make their work day easier and more enjoyable.
Caroline designed beautiful pigeon hole style shelving which now line the walls, to create a dramatic effect in black and light wood, and to offer the space more effective storage solutions. The walls were painted in Dulux Domino, and give the space a feeling of depth. Salvaged, recycled timber from Ironwood in Lilyfield clad the coffee counter which Caroline designed to be on castors. This can be moved forward and backward to maximise space and accessibility. A small wall dividing the kitchen from service, also clad in salvaged timber give the space the “home away from home” welcoming feel the clients were hoping for.
Fresh flowers are always on display, adding freshness and warmth to this beautiful cafe.
The client’s aim was to turn a very tired and dated coffee shop, split into 2 separate shops, into 1 large space with a modern, welcoming feel.
An industrial steel beam now joins two large open rooms. The dark chalkboard painted walls combined with a boutique wall paper and vintage style lights create a modern yet welcoming feel to the café.
Single Rosetta café started as an empty shell with soaring pressed metal ceilings and original hand painted tiles on the façade.
We chose to keep our design in line with the building’s history and created a café design with an old London feel integrating beautifully handcrafted joinery, deep waxed floor boards, white and mustard handmade Spanish tiles on a backdrop of white washed brick walls.
Our brief was to create a fresh, light space in a tired, run down looking shop which needed a lot of TLC. We used the new business name of “Stranded” as inspiration for the basis of our concept and Interior Design scheme.
The use of an ocean inspired colour palette, and seafaring rope details, resulted in a unique fitout which our clients and their customers are absolutely thrilled with.
ST IVES, SYDNEY
Caroline Beresford Design have had the pleasure of developing a concept and design for an update of the St Ives Shopping Village. Caroline and her team selected new wall and floor finishes and public space furniture for the centre.
They also created a new colour scheme for the exterior of the building dramatically changing its appearance while keeping with existing fixed elements.
The Parks Menangle development sales office was a unique opportunity to work with in a historic cottage in a semi rural setting. Caroline and her team were engaged develop a concept and design for the space.
A simple, sophisticated yet homely sales office was created to showcase contemporary living in a semi rural setting. The interior fit out needed to be elegant with a nod to the federation roots of the existing cottage.
Caroline Beresford Design were engaged by Cox Richardson Architects as hospitality specialists to collaborate on a concept for the refurbishment of the Cronulla Sharks Leagues Club.
The brief was to create a refined yet approachable space, with an attention to quality detailed craftsmanship and raw materials relating to the local environment. An underlying current of The Football Club, history and its fans was paramount in this design becoming an asset to the local community.
Construction is due to commence late 2016.
The brief was to create a fresh and inviting space in an huge industrial space in Alexandria. Moving away from the rustic, dark look that many of my client's competitors had been focusing on, we came up with a clean, crisp modern palette of pastel blues, greens, blonde woods and concrete.
Caroline Beresford Design have had the pleasure of developing a concept and design for the leasing of a fishmonger and fish and chips kiosk within Saporium Rosebery.
A soft palette of powder blue, oak timber, striking manhattan marble and mosaic tile is complimented by leather and mixed metals. This welcoming interior scheme which sits well within the industrial warehouse complex of Saporium.
A sushi restaurant and fishmonger concept and design was developed by Caroline and the team to assist in leasing a particular tenancy within Saporium Rosebery.
A bold palette of orange, brass, navy, white marble and fish scale inspired mosaic tiles was layered with striking lighting and earthy furniture to create a unique and fun space.
Caroline Beresford Design have had the pleasure of developing a concept and design for a new donut chain called Donut Bomb within Saporium Rosebery.
Caroline and her team created an edgy palette of marine ply, blackened steel, brick walls and bold orange to create an urban interior scheme which sits well within the industrial warehouse.