February 2018 Yellowtrace Spotlight


Well hello there, good lookin’, and welcome to the February 2018 edition of Yellowtrace Spotlight – our monthly roundup of the best submissions and discoveries. Catch up on a number of local and international retail, hospitality & installation projects, a colourful office space in Belarus, a London restaurant set within a historic church; a stunning travertine furniture collection, and a bunch of other things you don’t want to miss. Come on, let’s go!


Studio11 Office in Minsk, Belarus | Yellowtrace

Studio11 Design Their Own Office Space in Minsk, Belarus.

Studio11’s new office is a reinterpretation of modernist movement with a contemporary twist, complete with curved shapes and deliberate colour choices.


Articolo Opens Doors To New Showroom in Melbourne | Yellowtrace

Articolo Opens Doors To New Showroom In Melbourne.

Designed by David Goss, Articolo’s new showroom & workshop is a celebration of the art of light and a continued exploration of artisanship and materiality.


Palace Restaurant Helsinki by Note Design Studio | Yellowtrace

Renovation of a Finnish Culinary Institution: Palace Restaurant Helsinki by Note Design Studio.

When the celebrated signpost of Finnish gastronomy approached Note Design Studio about a refurbishment, they didn’t ask for a modern and trendy interior. Instead, they wanted something that would withstand the time and honour the history of the original Palace Restaurant Helsinki.


Campamac Osteria di livello in Langhe, Italy by Fabio Ferrillo of OFF Arch | Yellowtrace

Campamac Osteria di livello in Langhe, Italy by Fabio Ferrillo of OFF Arch.

Fabio Ferrillo typically plays in the high fashion world, but this time the Milanese architect has lent his knack for emotive interiors to an osteria in the heart of the Langhe region in his native Italy.


Michaelis Boyd Designs Fine-Dining Cantonese Restaurant Duddell's in a Historic St Thomas Church, London | Yellowtrace

Michaelis Boyd Designs Restaurant Duddell’s In A Historic St Thomas Church, London.

Michaelis Boyd has inserted a fresh version of Duddell’s Cantonese restaurant into a historic church in Central London, intended as an extension of the double Michelin-starred Hong Kong original.


Piccolina Gelateria by Hecker Gurthrie References 1950s Southern Italy | Yellowtrace

Piccolina Gelateria By Hecker Guthrie References 1950s Southern Italy.

Hecker Guthrie has created a new flagship for Melbourne gelateria, Piccolina, echoing 1950s Southern Italy—from the colourways through to the theatre of gelato, and the idea of home cooking and gathering around the kitchen.


The Budapest Cafe in Chengdu, China By Biasol | Yellowtrace

The Budapest Cafe In Chengdu, China By Biasol.

Filmmaker Wes Anderson’s distinctive visual style provided the inspiration for The Budapest Café in Chengdu, China, designed by Melbourne studio Biasol.


The Daily Edited Melbourne Flagship by Pattern Studio | Yellowtrace

The Daily Edited Melbourne Flagship by Pattern Studio.

While pink is undoubtedly the hero, the aesthetic of The Daily Edited’s Melbourne Flagship by Pattern leans toward a refined kind of grown up-cool. We dig!


Cinker Pictures Shanghai Combines Boutique Movie Theatre with Social Spaces | Yellowtrace

Cinker Pictures Shanghai Combines Boutique Movie Theatre With Social Spaces.

Taking its inspiration from the Space Race era and 70s sci-fi, Cinker Pictures Shanghai expands on the first Beijing cinema concept, drawing together lounges, a bar, restaurant, cinema, terrace, and a gallery, all in the one spot.


Liquid Pavilion by DepA for The Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art Porto Portugal | Yellowtrace

Liquid Pavilion By DepA For The Serralves Museum Of Contemporary Art In Porto, Portugal.

DepA has completed a mirrored pavilion set on the grounds of a cultural institution Serralves, Portugal, originally designed by Álvaro Siza in the 1990s.


Ocean Travertine Stone Collection by Clément Brazille | Yellowtrace

Ocean Travertine Stone Collection By Clément Brazille.

Paris born, Geneva based object designer Clément Brazille has created an occasional table collection in Ocean Blu travertine for South Italian stone construction specialists Ateliers Romeo.


Spirit Faces: Anna-Wili Highfield's First Show at Olsen Gruin Gallery NYC | Yellowtrace

Spirit Faces: Anna-Wili Highfield’s First Show At Olsen Gruin Gallery NYC.

After a 10-plus year hiatus, Australian artist Anna-Wili Highfield has returned with a collection of mixed media sculptures at Olsen Gallery’s New York City outpost, Olsen Gruin.


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