Tom Ferguson is a Sydney born and bread architect with more than 15 years experience in residential projects. Tom established his own architectural practice, TFAD in Surry Hills. Over the course of his career, Tom has photographed his own work as well as the work of others. He has cultivated a great interest in the art and commerce of architectural and interiors photography, which has steadily grown to become a major part of his business.
Once again the first week of the month rolls around so from us here at Yellowtrace HQ we bring you the Yellowtrace Spotlight! What’s happening in the world of design this month you ask? In our July edition you can read about a selection of the best submissions we have received in the past month, we’re talking – exhibitions, restaurants, products, art projects, office and shop interiors, etc.
Ester Restaurant & Bar is located in a former loading dock of a two storey warehouse in Sydney’s Chippendale. Masterfully transformed by Anthony Gill Architects, this deceivingly simple interior pays respect to it’s semi-industrial context, resulting in a contemporary dining hot-spot with a robust yet sophisticated feel. Read on for our Q&A with Anthony Gill for inside information about this fantastic project.
It’s the first Monday of the month, and you know what that means? It’s Yellowtrace Spotlight time! In this months’ edition of Australian Design News we are sharing a whole bunch of cool stuff like an elegant brick house in Melbourne by Inglis Architects; a new concept store for CAMILLA AND MARC – one of Sydney’s must-visit fashion shopping destinations; Swine & Co – a sexy but sinister new restaurant in Sydney located in the former building of the Bank of New South Wales; stunning products & accessories including lamps, furniture as well as a quirky leather tote bag made from tin.
The Incinerator in Sydney’s Willoughby is an extraordinary example of Australian Industrial Heritage designed by Walter Burley Griffin & Eric Milton Nicholls in 1934. Through adaptive reuse, ACME & Co have transformed the dormant building into a vibrant community café paying homage to its past.
Tom Fereday is an industrial designer based in Sydney. His design studio, Fereday Design, is multi-disciplinary, creating furniture, products and spaces. Fereday Design is all about innovation and products that use the environment as “a positive constraint to guide intelligent and thoughtful design outcomes.” His dedication to an understanding of materials and manufacturing process has recently won him the 2014 Space + Moooi Design Residency. Today he’s here to answer a few questions about his work and upcoming adventures in The Netherlands.