Sitting proudly by the water at Barangaroo in Sydney, Barangaroo House is an eye-catching building housing three levels of restaurants and bars. As part of a new interview series in partnership with Peroni Nastro Azzurro which explores the creativity and passion behind a selection of Australia's best contemporary venues, Softer Volumes spoke with the Barangaroo House team about its unique style and flair and the creative concepts behind the venue's design, menu and overall experience.
What’s the most versatile piece of clothing in your wardrobe? A plain t-shirt? Perhaps an Oxford shirt? For myself, I'd probably say it's a pair of trousers — but it hasn’t always been.
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In Brussels, B-ILD has created Hodb House; a light, spacious apartment where contrasting materials and use of natural light have turned an industrial unit into a refined and minimal, yet warm, home. Bright white walls and floors are juxtaposed with a mix of light and dark colours and textures.
Product stylist and photographer Hali Mason’s home has a serene atmosphere, sharing certain qualities with a beautiful showroom or gallery. Hali takes us through some of her favourite rooms in her home, giving insight into how she and her family use and enjoy each space and the objects they’ve chosen to include.
In a century-old building in Copenhagen, Aspekt Office has designed an open, collaborative space for Work & Co that fuses historical architecture with modern needs, and the city’s signature pared-back Scandinavian style.
Terence Chin is an interiors and lifestyle photographer with over 20 years of experience under his belt. He’s travelled around Australia and the world shooting for a range of notable clients including Saturdays NYC, bassike, Incu, IN BED, and Assembly Label.
Footwear is one area of your wardrobe particularly worth investing in. Naturally, shoes take a lot of wear, so it's important to choose quality footwear that will not only last, but continue to offer comfort and support. Our team has compiled a selection of brands offering craftsmanship, quality and style to help you find the perfect pieces.
Elevating the coffee pod experience, leading coffee roastery Allpress has released the Allpress Espresso Specialty Coffee Capsule. The new specialty capsules are designed to offer discerning coffee drinkers the brand’s signature Espresso Blend in the convenient form of a capsule—for enjoyment in the comfort of your own home.
Having developed and refined its menswear collection, ASKET is expanding into womenswear. With classic silhouettes and quality materials, each piece is designed to last for years to come.
Smell is a powerful sense that's able to transport our minds to other places in an instant. Aesop‘s new collection of three fragrances—named Karst, Miraceti and Erémia, and collectively titled Othertopias—has been created to take us to realms both real and imagined.
There are no two ways about it—travel planning is more inspiring and enjoyable when you have certain devices and tools on hand. If done well, the process can be convenient and stimulating, ensuring you’re prepared and excited for your upcoming travels.
Inspired by Japanese design, Ben Richards moved from the UK to Tokyo to pursue a freelance photography career. In the two years since, he has built up an impressive portfolio of clients and projects, including Aman, Blue Bottle Coffee and Tokyobike. Softer Volumes spoke with Ben to learn more about how he approaches projects, his influences and inspirations, and the intersection of design and photography within his work.
Whether it’s a restaurant serving New Nordic cuisine, a cosy coffee shop, or a brewery with an unusual approach to craft beer, Denmark’s capital offers something unique in every neighbourhood.