Taking cues from the Ivanhoe development Docasa is the latest in cafe dining culture. The interior provides inventive uses of space and colour to create a sophisticated yet relaxed experience for guests. Adapting to the clients brief the cafe.
The day before Tonchin opened, the architects decided it needed an extra lift, so Nelson’s geometric elements were painted here and there to the walls. “In the design and construction world, mistakes can be expensive and difficult to correct; luckily paint isn’t one of those things,” Carpenter says. DJ Schmidt of Crispy & Clean did the late-night work using Annie Sloan Chalk Paints, a Remodelista favorite.