PetSure gets the ‘Woof’ of approval


It’s not often that a workplace brief requires cat enclosures and pet lounge areas, but our recent project for pet insurance company PetSure required exactly that and more. We had great fun creating kennel inspired meeting spaces and oversized environmental pet graphics within a collaborative and open working space across 2 levels. Check out all the pics on the PetSure project page (keeping an eye out for starring roles from pets Bingo & Tess).


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Our project for Cromwell Property Group features in an article by the Urban Developer about how co-working spaces are on the rise. Here’s a little extract;

“Cromwell Director of Leasing Bobby Binning said the company recognised the need for flexibility in workplace accommodation.

“Not everyone wants to pay for extra space that they may only use once a month, but to know you can have free access to additional meeting rooms when you need it – our customers see value in that,” he said.

The contemporary mezzanine level space was designed by Sydney-based interior designers The Bold Collective and responds to the growing entrepreneurial Brisbane environment.”

The Cromwell Mezzanine co-working space has been such a success it has now been taken over by a third party as a commercial enterprise. Read the full article here.

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Airbnb captures global imagination


Our project for Airbnb is getting a lot of attention world-wide. The project not only enhances Airbnb workplace culture, but also inspires employees to move around the space to work and experience it just like you might one of their listings. Here’s what they’re saying;

“Move over Google and Facebook, there’s a new contender for Australia’s coolest office.” UK’s Daily Mail

“From the wilds of a Swedish archipelago to the quirky flair of a Cuban casa, the staff at Airbnb can travel the world in just a few metres thanks to the unique design of their new Sydney HQ.”

One of the great delights of the brief was to create themed rooms based on real Airbnb listings chosen by staff in Kangaroo Valley, Havana and Sweden after seeking permission from the respective hosts. We identified the key materials and elements that would help recreate these quirky and character filled rooms and bring them to life, enhancing the informal and inviting tone of the workplace. Whilst the project celebrates global travel, a local focus on Sydney and Australia is also communicated.

“The company kitchen is modelled on the Coogee Pavilion and the foyer features a stretch of astroturf that is a tribute to an AFL oval and even the toilets have not been forgotten with Mardi Gras themed changing rooms.”

Airbnb have just been voted the best tech company to work by US career website Glasshouse, ahead of the big guys like Facebook, Google and Linked in. So as the critics are touting, it could just be the world’s coolest office…

Here are links to some of the press if you’d like to read further;

The Daily Mail, flynewsonline,,

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