LOT 6

Together with interior designers Hecker Guthrie, graphic designers Pandarosa have created a pleasant environment at LOT 6, a café on campus at Melbourne University. A simple, clean-lined interior complements the building's rigid, structural aesthetic. Communal, light-wood tables, reflective aluminium surfaces and low-hanging lamps give the space a light and airy feel. References to the space's industrial past are made thanks to the concrete floor and brickwork wall. The black, horizontal I-beam forms a focal point in the space and creates a dialogue between interior and exterior. Another eye-catcher is the large mural by Pandarosa featuring so-called 'fixie' bicycle components. The customized rides are an important part of Melbourne's bike-culture, and the skull formed by the depicted mechanical components is a metaphor for riding brakeless.

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