Location: Melbourne, Australia
Project Year: 2016
Photo: Sharyn Cairns

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Armadale’s new local designed by Australian studio We Are HuntlyMoby 3143 has enlivened what was the iconic “Woodstock” site situated on High St in Armadale.

Established, sharp and friendly, Moby’s personality takes hints from its existing late 70’s shell.

Our decision to retain the existing façade and “celebrate the curve” of the old brickwork windows pays tribute to the corner building. We drew inspiration from the existing architecture and set to achieve a 70’s Tuscan vibe through the use of dusty ocher rendered walls and ceilings.

— explain We Are Huntly.

Our client wanted to ensure the cafe’s food offer was being celebrated and at the forefront of the customer’s attention. Positioning the counter at the front of the tenancy ensured prime street presence and staff connection to foot traffic and locals. It was important for chef Stephen Svenson to find a connection between the café and the activity of the Kitchen.

— share the designers.

Affable and convenient, this new all-day destination cafe in Armadale neighbourhood.

The combination of primary colors – dark blue and soft pink – is the perfect backdrop to highlight elements on it. Worn metal, rose-gold finishes bring a poignancy. Convenient and affordable cafe around Armadale is ready for guests.


We Are Huntly Team

Kylie Dorotic has an intuitive approach to work, and will never settle for normal. A background in visual arts developed her keen eye for detail and interiors with longevity.

Alicia McKimm brings an understanding of form and business sensibility to her work at WAH. Interpreting a client’s brief into a design intent is one thing, while sourcing one off items that speak to the end user is another.

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