project category : retail

Darcy St, Parramatta – Stage 2

A cosmetic upgrade of 7 ugly buildings.  Colour can be a powerful agent for change in the urban environment.  This project has assisted Parramatta City Council to attract new tenants into short term leases whilst the area is undergoing transformation.

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Darcy Street, Parramatta NSW

Parramatta City Council engaged Lymesmith to make proposals for the temporary upgrade of 7 buildings along D’Arcy St. The buildings’ scheduled demolition has been indefinitely postponed (due to the GFC) and the buildings were becoming dilapidated. In addition, some tenants vacated due to the uncertainty read more }

Minnamurra Cafe

Minnamurra Cafe

Cafe, Minnamurra, NSW

Lymesmith designed the complete refurbishment of this very run down fish and chip shop and newsagency, according to the vision of the new owner. The cafe opened in 2005, and has grown and evolved to become a much loved, busy, and truly read more }

Ollie and Me retail outlet, Gerringong, NSW

Ollie and Me

Concept Store, Gerringong, NSW

This very simple commission involved finding one perfect colour to match multicoloured upholstery fabrics and existing flooring in a retail shop. The clients originally asked for a shade of blue, as the fabric was predominantly blue and brown stripes.

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