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 }
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 }
I began by showing the clients some paintings by British artist, Ben Nicholson. Each member of the family identified the colour/s in the paintings they most liked. Using these as a starting point, I took my paints on site, and mixed and played until read more }
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 }
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.
Lymesmith provided read more }
These lovely clients had a clear brief and great attachment to their home which had been extended and modified in a makeshift way over many generations. It was now officially too small for their extended close knit family.
Rather than demolish the entire house read more }
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 }
Winning Competition Entry for redesign of Macquarie St Mall, Liverpool
Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects, Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture and McGregor Westlake Architecture
As a graduate architect, working in the office of Phillip Thalis, I collaborated with JILA and MWA to develop this competition read more }
Proposal for 2 lookouts on headlands above the busy working port of Workington. Each headland is a popular local haunt and parking area.
Using retrofitted shipping containers, the sites were marked, and simple facilities could be introduced. The shipping containers would be lit at night, read more }