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EAT DRINK DESIGN AWARDS

Each year the Eat Drink Design Awards judge the best hospitality interior designs for the way they make us feel – whether it’s feeling connected to history through a carefully refurbished historic…

HOW YOUR INTERIOR DESIGN IMPACTS YOUR CUSTOMERS (AND BOTTOM LINE)

Did you know: Interior design and decor matter when a new customer walks through the doors of your venue, and aside from the food and customer service, it can have the biggest impact on them. Research…

CROWN TOWERS OPENS – SYDNEY’S FIRST 6-STAR HOTEL

With a glittering, twirling facade looming high above the Barangaroo fold — so high it's officially Sydney's tallest hotel — dare we say there's never been a more hyped hotel opening in this town than…

PANANIA HOTEL USES THE “HOTEL CHARTER” AS INSPIRATION FOR MAJOR RENOVATION

Throughout the COVID-19 lockdowns, many publicans were faced with a dramatic change to their business model:  not just with the strict lockdowns for several months, but now following reopening with a…

CRONULLA RSL GAMING ROOM REDESIGN

Out in the Sydney suburbs lies Cronulla RSL, a club that has recently undergone a major facelift with renovations on both its first and second floors. This project included a number of alterations to take…

CASINO NEWS

The Star Sydney increases capacity as restrictions ease With COVID-19 restrictions easing this week The Star is planning to recall staff at both the Sydney and Queensland venues. The Star Sydney…

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CAPITAL’S NEW IN-HOUSE INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICE HAS ARRIVED

At Capital Design Works, we now offer an in-house interior design service for gaming rooms. We're thrilled to be able to provide our customers with a complete design and installation package – one…

4 SIMPLE STEPS FOR SAVING ON VENUE SECURITY

The most costly part of any building project or refurbishment is driven by variations and re-work – changes to work already done. Not only do re-works add cost but they also push out completion dates…

PLANNING ARCHITECTURAL AND DESIGN DEVELOPMENT IN A POST-COVID MARKET

Many of our hospitality venue owners have asked us questions around COVID, and what they need to do to prepare for the future. The questions we are most frequently asked are:  “What is life going to…

AUSSIE RESTAURANTS FEATURE IN RESTAURANT & BAR DESIGN AWARDS

The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards recognise the designs of food and beverage spaces around the world with a number of Australian bars and restaurants making the shortlist in this year’s awards including…

NEWS ROUNDUP

1. Musk’s tweet sparks interest in LV underground people-mover We aren’t sure which people Musk is planning to move in coronavirus world but, Elon Musk ramped up excitement for the Boring Co.’s…

THIS IS THE FUTURE OF HOTEL DESIGN AFTER CORONAVIRUS, ACCORDING TO HOSPITALITY ARCHITECTS

Hotel designers and hospitality architects are reworking existing projects and starting new ones with a focus on social distancing and contact-free systems. That means we can expect to see fundamental…