We all think about the standard appliances when we think of kitchen design. Fridge, tick. Dishwasher, tick. Oven, tick. But what about a coffee maker, steamer or wine cabinet? These are the things that can really make your heart sing. Think about what you love and how you’d like to use your kitchen.
Stokers opened in 1977 in Ivanhoe serving pancakes and coffee after dark. The old building was homely and full of character making it popular with students and couples looking for a late night dessert destination. However, the original location is sadly no longer there due to land development. Stokers South Melbourne is a new venture from Stokers Ivanhoe, bringing the delicious Northern European pancakes to South Melbourne with reinvigorated vision and creativity. Serving specialty coffee and a range of breakfast, savory, and sweet pancakes as well as gourmet burgers!
The Glass Pavilion is a research prototype for a comfortable if elementary retreat in a tense juxtaposition with harsh surrounding environment. The project, initiated by Guardian Glass is challenging thermal and structural abilities of glass. Instead of focusing only in “a glass as a window element” the concept explored its advanced potentials, e.g. transparent but shading element, a thin but thermally efficient envelope that is also the sole structural support.