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Don’t forget the lights

I’ve worked across a vast array of projects in my career. I think its just the nature of working in construction that there really are no two projects exactly alike and in working on every project you learn something new that takes your interest and capabilities to different project opportunities. In Summary, I’ve built offices, refurbished industrial buildings, built fine dining restaurants and upgraded commercial office lobbies – frequently all in the space of a couple of months. But in all of this diversity, quite often it becomes apparent that it is in the cutting of costs or by plain old mistake, that a key element may be overlooked. And this often is the lighting design.

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Homage To Grand Hotel Lobby Bars

Applejack, the hoteliers behind The Butler, Bondi Hardware, The Botanist and SoCal have just swung open one set of decadent doors to the former Hyde Park Hotel in Sydney. Della Hyde, the moniker inspired by the central city park, is a throwback to the glamorous lobby bars of the grand old hotels of the past and is serving up a whole new level of opulence, reverence and class to the Sydney bar scene.

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