Escape to Melbourne

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After some recent trips down to Melbourne seeking out the new and exciting items available to the design industry through various trade shows, the design team also left some time to explore this wonderful city. We’re sharing our favourite spaces and places to stay, eat, drink and of course shop!

STAY:

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Coppersmith Hotel

Away from the hustle and bustle in South Melbourne this quaint boutique accommodation is a sophisticated urban oasis.

 

EAT:

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Townmouse

the most amazing food and wine combo topped off with a classic fit out. Ticks all the boxes.

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Chin Chin

Even though this iconic Melbourne establishment is headed to Sydney, a must feed at the original never disappoints.

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Lunch at Top Paddock

Exquisite fit out with amazing Christopher Boots lighting – complemented by an amazing brunch selection.

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Broadsheet Restaurant

Fabulous collaborative pop up restaurant that we literally stumbled upon, felt super lucky and deliciously full! Interior fitout is simple utilitarian goodness!

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Dinner at Highline Restaurant

This one hatted restaurant utilising farm fresh ingredients straight from their farm (Oak Valley Farm) So many beautiful elements – fresh baked bread, complimentary consome starter, divine lamb, veal and chicken and then wicked desserts to finish. A little bit of theatre was thrown in at the end with a fabulous flaming pinecone and handmade chocolate and lemon myrtle marshmallows.

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Morning Tea at Tivoli Road Bakery

Simply good. Best doughnuts in the world – hands down. Sitting upon a beautiful timber and copper fit out.

 

DRINK

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Cocktails at Circa 

Unique cocktails sitting below the hanging gardens in this beautiful space within the Prince Hotel lobby.

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Coffee at Dukes Coffee Roasters

Classic interior fit-out complementing amazing coffee and tea.

 

SHOP:

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Fenton and Fenton 

Your desire to mix and match will be inspired at this retail offering headed up by Mr and Mrs Fenton, a collection of eclectic homewares and objects.

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Weylandts

For roibois lattes, champagne and cakes. Oh yes and the fantastic furniture and homewares selection.

H&M

We all know a trip here inside Melbourne’s GPO building is always necessary.

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COS

This ‘collection of style’ is the upscale sister store of H&M. A sophisticated version offering modern, functional and considered design.

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Honest design and quintessentially Australian a visit to the Melbourne Showroom highlights this Melbourne made collection.

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Criteria Collection 

Passionate design duo Rachael Fry and Amon Carson created this retail store offering a lovely range of curated objects and furniture

 

THE YARRA:

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If you want to get away from the city for a day the best day trip is definitely a wander around the Yarra Valley, plenty to see drink and do!

 

 

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