SWOP Clothing Exchange
Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. 

Date

Sept 2019

 

Client

SWOP Clothing Exchange. 

Overview

 

Five Mile Radius undertook the design, fabrication and installation of the SWOP stores in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

 

We developed a palette of Australian hoop pine, local limestone paint, vintage finishes and recycled hardwoods for the build.

 

Inspired to try and limit the amount of cheap materials and waste associated with a retail fit out, we developed a series of key furniture pieces for the brand that could travel to subsequent tenancies with leases expired. The curved reception desk and recycled steel plant stands are all pieces designed for SWOP that can be easily transported.

Most of the furniture was fabricated in the Five Mile studio, the remainder were produced onsite, our team working closely with carpenters to assist on the build. We worked hard to limit the amount of synthetic paints, chemicals and adhesives used, opting for natural and recycled materials where possible.

Team

Clare Kennedy

Hunter Eccleston

Max O'Brien

Tom O'Shea

Acacia Stevenson. 

Carpentry

Jackson Hamilton

Assistants

Jack Birtles

Cole Tucker Evans

Supplies

Austral Plywood

Mr Kitly

Rockcote

Liberty Steel

 

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10 Atkins Street, Red Hill

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