Working within an existing grand space with Victorian arched windows and original moulded ceilings, our approach was to source original pieces, not recognisable as iconic, but unexpected with strength of character. This journey involved working closely with local furniture enthusiasts and artisans. A pair of 70’s blue Italian Murano glass chandeliers became a launching point […]
This room is for cooking, eating and living, and therefore was designed to maximise space and comfort. Each cupboard and drawer has been considered for optimum size accordingly to purpose. Behind these doors the kitchen comes to life, while closed neatness prevails!
The Circa Courtyard has been updated with new furniture for the atrium bar. TIO chairs & high bar stools from Luke Furniture by Massproductions with a light-weight design chosen to heighten the outdoor appeal of the space. High bar tables custom designed by Meme.
Charcoal Lane is designed with dual function as a restaurant and a training facility for aboriginal and disadvantaged young people. Charcoal Lane is a not for profit social enterprise run by Mission Australia and one of the first of its kind in Australia.
This interior refurbishment involved a close working relationship with the client. The priceless collection of art, objects and classic furniture became the design focus of the brief. Our approach was to survey and curate the art, customise each room with finely crafted joinery to house and exhibit carefully positioned pieces.
Circa Restaurant and Bar at The Prince of Wales Hotel continues to evolve and follow iconic pursuit. Working closely with new operator, Julian Gerner of Melbourne Pub Group, we strived to reinstate/restore the original dining room and redeem qualities of the hotel’s courtyard charm with a new destination central bar.
The NGVI Bookshop within the foyer space of the National Gallery of Victoria. Blurring the line of commerce and art, shop and foyer throughout the store the customer interacts with varied products and experiences ranging from the bookshop, library, kids’ products, homewares, adornment and paper.
Albert Park College is a new government school that opened Feb 2011. It is situated on blue-chip real-estate, 2 streets back from the esplanade of Albert Park Beach, Melbourne.
Meme was invited to design the very first popup hospitality venture in the great hall for the 2011 Wintermasters ‘Vienna Art and Design’ There are strong design cues to artists and designers of the Secessionist period with particular focus on the theatrical interior of Cabaret Fledermaus. Meme drew on the synergy between the signature crafted […]