Adytum Day Spa The Standard Store Reliquia Three Blue Ducks Adytum Library Ozlana Urbnsurf No 92 TDE Elizabeth St The Hotel Collectionist TDE Flagship TDE Pitt St Chloé After Party Locura Birkenstock, Pitti Uomo PS by Paul Smith
  1. Documentation
  2. Text
  3. Credits
The Standard Store The Standard Store Retail Sydney 2021

The Standard Store

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2. Text

Independent Australian retailer The Standard Store recently opened the doors to their new Sydney home. The design concept—unusual for a fashion store—focussed on permanence and longevity. Pattern Studio prioritised improving the new space’s architectural qualities; and enhancing its existing built fabric. Structural modifications including the addition of an oversized glazed pivot door increased the amount of natural light within the space as well as improving the connection between the site’s outdoor and indoor areas. The new glass and steel opening creates views through to a lush rear courtyard; which was formerly hidden out of sight behind a solid wall. The courtyard floor was refinished in natural stone baton tiles which extend into the store blurring the boundaries between inside and out. Existing dark brown particle-board floors were sanded and lime-washed; the near-white finish highlighting the building’s raw sandstone and heritage masonry textures.

Pattern Studio curated a mix of bespoke built-elements with design classics. The store’s POS is clad is brilliant blue solid glass bricks; hand-cast in Italy. The POS counter is wrapped in an ink-blue aniline leather hide, a soft and tactile contrast to the cool, hard glass. Fine, custom stainless steel rails are a slick offset to the space’s rougher, more tactile textures. Pattern looked to Swiss design icon USM to provide modular display and storage solutions that will last a lifetime, and be able to be modified as needed in years to come.

Completed April 2021



3. Credits

Photographs by Traianos Pakioufakis.

Project Title Client Sector Location Completed
Adytum Day Spa Adytum Wellness Canberra New
The Standard Store The Standard Store Retail Sydney 2021
Reliquia Reliquia Collective Retail Sydney 2021
Three Blue Ducks Three Blue Ducks Hospitality Melbourne 2020
Adytum Library Adytum Retail Canberra 2020
Ozlana Ozlana Fashion Sydney 2019
Urbnsurf Urbnsurf Retail Melbourne 2019
No 92 No 92 Hospitality Sydney 2019
TDE Elizabeth St The Daily Edited Retail Sydney 2019
The Hotel Collectionist The Hotel Collectionist Hospitality Sydney 2018
TDE Flagship The Daily Edited Retail Melbourne 2017
TDE Pitt St The Daily Edited Retail Sydney 2017
Chloé After Party Paris Fashion Week Fashion Paris 2017
Locura Three Blue Ducks Hospitality Byron 2016
Birkenstock, Pitti Uomo Birkenstock Fashion Florence 2016
PS by Paul Smith Paul Smith Fashion Florence 2014