project category : urban

North Bondi Amentities

Lymesmith collaboration with Sam Crawford Architects. Winner Dulux Colour Awards Grand Prix 2017 for Best Project, and Best Commercial Exterior 2017.  Lymesmith worked very closely with SCA from early in the concept design through to completion.  This meant that key decisions affecting materials and their read more }

Marks Park Amenities

Colour design collaboration with Sam Crawford Architects for Public Amenities at Marks Park, Tamarama, for Waverley Council. This project was awarded the AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS, NSW Chapter Architecture Awards for Small Project Architecture and Public Architecture in 2016.

Photographs by Brett Boardman.   read more }

Building Blocks for Quay Quarter

Building Blocks recently received a prestigous award for colour design at the Resene Total Colour Awards in New Zealand, for the category “Product and Display”.

A temporary street activation/sculpture in collaboration with Fearns Studio and Jumboist, instigated by Jess Scully, for AMP Capital. May also read more }

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.

Photography by Doug Riley – read more }

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 }

darcy st colour palette 2

colour for Parramatta


Inspiration for the colour palette used in Darcy St was a collection of spices and dried foods bought from the excellent asian grocery shops around the CBD.  I found the earthy, warm colours had a real resonance with the heritage colours painted on many of read more }

prince alfred park pool trigeneration chimneys - concept development

Prince Alfred Park Pool – Tri-Generation Plant Chimneys

Public Art Commission for City of Sydney (Sustainable Sydney 2030)

The Task

The pool building in the park has been designed to ‘disappear’ under a ramped grass roof. The tri-generation plant requires 12 large chimneys to protrude through the grass roof, thus giving the game read more }

Green Infrastructure Proposal for the City of Sunderland, UK

Whilst working for Grit and Pearl LLP, a multi-disciplinary public art consultancy in the UK, I was asked to respond the City of Sunderland’s request for proposals for a series of ‘City Gateways’. Wishing to avoid a ‘sculpture on the roundabout’ approach, I chose to read more }

parramatta transport interchange art wall - baked enamel cups embedded in precast concrete panels

Parramatta Transport Interchange Art Wall

In association with Hassell and MWA.

Lymesmith collaborated with Peter McGregor, of McGregor Westlake Architecture to design and document this 350 metre long concrete and enamel polychrome wall relief.

Lymesmith worked with MWA to develop the colour palette, the relief artwork, and documentation of the read more }

Maryport, Cumbria, UK. Glasson Industrial Estate temporary artwork concept.

Glasson Industrial Estate

Proposal for a light industrial site in Maryport, West Cumbria, UK

Due to the economic climate in Britain, work on a new light industrial park had stalled leaving a prominent town gateway site in an undesirable state. Rubble heaps were attracting antisocial behaviour which was read more }

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