March 2018 Yellowtrace Spotlight


Yellow (see what we did there?), and welcome to the March edition of Yellowtrace Spotlight. This month we are sharing a whole bunch of design news including several new shorwoom openings by DEDON, Poliform and VBO Australia, a few super cool residential, hospitality and retail projects (of course!), three exhibitions in New York, Madrid & Melbourne worth knowing about, and much more. Get amongst it!


Minimalist London Home by Nicholas Szczepaniak Architects | Yellowtrace

Minimalist London Home Extension by Nicholas Szczepaniak Architects.

Nicholas Szczepaniak Architects give the 90s-era post-war factory conversion a slick update – by opening out cellular rooms, replacing dated timber laminate floors, and offering fix for a heat-leaking rooftop conservatory.


Cookers Restaurant in Moscow by VETER DESIGN | Yellowtrace

Cookers Cafe In Moscow By VETER DESIGN.

Cookers Gourmet Café by Moscow-based bureau Veter Design and Architecture, probably wouldn’t look out of place on Flinders Lane, but all the while it is still rooted in its Russian locale.


HWKR Food Centre in Melbourne by Craig Tan Architects | Yellowtrace

Craig Tan Architects & Brand Works Bring HWKR To Life In Melbourne’s CBD.

Torn from the pages of the real deal in Singapore and Malaysia, HWKR in Melbourne’s CBD is a futuristic and fresh hawker-hall concept, pieced together by Craig Tan Architects and Brand Works.


Kloke Melbourne CBD Store by David Goss | Yellowtrace

Kloke’s Brutalist-Inspired Melbourne CBD Store by David Goss.

Kloke has revealed a new Melbourne city flagship designed by David Goss. The 90 sqm space reflects the brand’s values of simplicity and functionality and a keen interest in sculptural form.


Bolon Launches Nature-Inspired Flooring Collection 'Elements' | Yellowtrace

Bolon Launches Nature-Inspired Flooring Collection ‘Elements’.

Discreet and versatile, Bolon’s latest flooring collection acts as a bridge between objects and their surroundings, demonstrating the positive effect good design can have on our senses.


Dedon Launches Flagship Showroom in Sydney (Tigmi) | Yellowtrace

DEDON Launches Flagship Showroom In Sydney.

The German pre-eminent luxury outdoor furniture brand DEDON has recently launched its flagship Australian showroom in Sydney’s Rosebery, showcasing its pioneering vision for designer outdoor furniture.


VBO Australia's New Showroom in Sydney’s Chippendale | Yellowtrace

VBO Australia Unveils New Showroom in Sydney’s Chippendale.

VBO Australia’s recently updated Sydney showroom brings together the latest pieces from two impressive high-end Italian brands – Viabizzuno and Henry Timi.


Poliform Opens New Melbourne Showroom | Yellowtrace

Poliform Opens New Melbourne Showroom.

Poliform’s much-anticipated new retail space has undergone a complete architectural and interior redesign, resulting in a larger Melbourne flagship for the iconic Italian brand.


Cult Celebrates 20th Anniversary with NAU Gallery Launch & Icons of Design Book | Yellowtrace

Cult Celebrates 20th Anniversary with NAU Gallery Launch & Icons of Design Book.

To ring in the 20th birthday celebration, Cult has extended its Sydney showroom making room for eight new brands, as well as creating a standalone NAU gallery, showcasing their impressive collection of Australian designers.


Poli-Piel: Jorge Penadés Serrano's First Solo Show at Gallery Machado-Muñoz in Madrid | Yellowtrace

Poli-Piel: Jorge Penadés Serrano’s First Solo Show At Gallery Machado-Muñoz In Madrid.

Jorge Penadés has kept up his innovative exploration of left-over materials with a new eight-piece collection that pushes the potential of leather as a sturdy structural material, presented as part of Madrid Design Festival.


'All Your Gold' Exhibition by Stacey Rees | Yellowtrace

‘All Your Gold’ Exhibition By Stacey Rees At Modern Times.

Victorian artist Stacey Rees has revealed a new body of work at the Modern Times showroom in Melbourne, featuring portraits that display emotions of people caught up in today’s society.


Light-Fragments by nendo for The Noguchi Museum + YMER&MALTA | Yellowtrace

Light-Fragments By Nendo For The Noguchi Museum + YMER&MALTA.

nendo’s Light Fragments is a series of hand-carved white acrylic boards, chiselled back from opaque to transparent, designed as a special tribute to the Isamu Noguchi’s iconic Akari lantern.


Lindenderry Hotel by Hecker Guthrie | Yellowtrace

Lindenderry Hotel in Mornington Peninsula by Hecker Guthrie.

Hecker Guthrie’s idea for the Lindenderry Hotel was to produce intimate spaces inspired by the charming rural setting of the property as a contemporary take on the traditional estate home.


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