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The Commons
by Foolscap Studio

Photo by Tatjana Plitt

Foolscap Studio has designed The Commons in South Yarra, Australia.

This project provides an updated vision for what co-working will look and feel like in a post-pandemic milieu at The Commons South Yarra.

The design solution was consequently led by 'what you can’t get at home', with an emphasis on collaborative spaces, specialist facilities and amenities that feed a culture of community and social interaction. The designers researched the local demographic and surrounding businesses, through which they uncovered a niche for creative industries including fashion, e-commerce and tech start-ups.

"Our conceptual design response, led by ideas of 'work meets wow' and 'serious fun', redefines the workplace while acknowledging the opportunities and obstacles of the work-from-home model," added designers Foolscap Studio.


This project has been longlisted in the large workspace interiors category of Dezeen Awards 2022.

Designer: Foolscap Studio

Project: The Commons South Yarra

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