Mr Waller
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Spring in Alaska Warehouse

Kiaora Development Double Bay
Floor area 96m2

Retail design for the fashion home wares group:

WORK LIST:

floor plan, joinery, bespoke display fixtures, imported custom display fixture, lighting, shopfront, signage and finishes

 

PHOTOGRAPHY:

Nick Watt

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Spring in Alaska warehouse, St Peters, NSW

Work and home mix with ease in this inspired rebirth of a disused warehouse. Waller introduced human scale to the vast 240-square-metre space, with pods that divide it into residential and commercial zones – the pods provide accommodation, a private work studio and a resource library, while workstations and other communal areas occupy the open spaces between. Materials provide texture and colour, including reclaimed timber nailed randomly to the residential pod, sheet concrete on the studio pod and high-gloss paint on the library – where a graphic explosion of red and white adds high drama. The project was built almost entirely using recycled materials and furniture.

Work list:

Designed internal ‘pod’ structures, custom joinery, furniture specification and custom designed furniture, lighting, finishes, bathroom and kitchen detail – equipment and material specification

Photography: Anson Smart

Text: Chris Pearson