Palace Central Sydney by Design Office | Yellowtrace

Palace Central Cinema Sydney by DesignOffice.

Palace Cinemas has always had it pretty right when it comes to movie-going. The Australian production house and cinema group swapped patterned casino carpets and the scent of burnt popcorn for a more sophisticated, European aesthetic. They...
An Underground Krypt Bar by Büro KLK in Vienna, Austria | Yellowtrace

An Underground Krypt Bar by Büro KLK in Vienna, Austria.

What’s cooler than a new underground bar in Austria? Accidentally discovering the stairway to a bordered-up semi-legal underground jazz club from Vienna’s jazzy 50s and 60s, and then restoring and reinventing it as new. Such was the...
Layering Courtyard in Beijing by ARCHSTUDIO | Yellowtrace

Layering Courtyard in Beijing, China by ARCHSTUDIO.

Pierced with sunlight and armoured with bamboo and natural timber, Layering Courtyard by ARCHSTUDIO is the modern reinvention of a traditional industrial building and quadrangle near Beijing’s historic Qianmen gate. In the first half...
Hi-Lo Hotel Lobby in Portland, Oregon by Jessica Helgerson | Yellowtrace

Hi-Lo Hotel Lobby in Portland, Oregon by Jessica Helgerson.

Back in 1999, Alex Calderwood opened the Ace Hotel in Seattle and forever changed our notion of what a luxury hotel could be. Another recent edition to the category is Hi-Lo Hotel in Portland, which promises a comparable sort of cool,...
#YellowtraceTravels: Katamama Bali.

#YellowtraceTravels: Katamama Bali.

The 1.5 million special Indonesian bricks that make up Katamama all seem to converge at the entrance. The arrival feels as though it was designed to literally pull you into a mini textural vortex. But of course, these are no ordinary...