Interiors

Macquarie Cafe

Interiors
IngridWeirMC

Working as a photographer, I’ve become more aware of ways of using natural light in interior design. Like grouping seats around windows, knowing that people will gravitate towards them. The private cafe for the Macquarie Group in Number One Martin Place was a challenge in that it was completely internal – it became an exercise […]

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The Monkey Bar

Film & TV / Interiors
MB-IW-1

In 2002 I designed and built a bar/clubhouse on the Fox Studios lot in Mexico while doing the Art Department Graphic Design on the film Master and Commander.  Called the Monkey Bar, it was designed as a place for the key actors to relax and spend their downtime during a long shoot, far away from their […]

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Huski

Interiors / Photography / Social Media
Interior design of an apartment in the snowfields

Apparently in the past Europeans used to find mountains and their snowy heights terrifying.  It was the writer Goethe who changed this perception – his words revealing the beauty & inspiration to be found in high, clear atmospheres & outlooks enveloped in snow. Falls Creek, a ski-in ski-out alpine village in Victoria contains that poetry… ..if on a somewhat smaller scale than Goethe’s […]

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Hillendia

Interiors / Photography / Social Media
HIW--exterior

This Easter I took on the challenge of designing and running a pop up cafe in one of the historic buildings in Hill End. Formerly a billiards hall, a girls boarding school, a boxing ring, a museum – this grand old dame of a building is being renovated by National Parks and Wildlife to be leased as […]

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Opera House Pop-Up

Interiors / Photography
SOH-IW-1

The Sydney Opera House transcends being a building- Utzon’s sails are embedded deep in the collective unconscious. It’s kind of mythical. I’ve loved it for a very long time, ever since I was a child & then later when studying Architecture at Sydney University. This summer I designed a pop up bar to go on […]

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Spaces by Frankie Magazine

Interiors / Photography
Spaces-IW-double

I’d been been a reader of Frankie magazine for some time when they contacted me about photographing the Old Schoolmasters House for Spaces 2: Where Creative People Live Work and Play – a book that focuses on resourcefulness and individual style. The editor Leta Keens visited Hill End one hot summers day and the article she wrote is reprinted below… Hill End […]

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