Projects

We take great pride in the design and production of unique and exciting metalworks.

Reine and La Rue

Formanova was selected by Akin Atelier and NOMAD Group to collaborate on Melbourne's Best New Restaurant of 2024 - situated in the heritage-listed former Melbourne Stock Exchange.

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Hospitality

Yorkshire St

This project entailed crafting and installing a 12mm steel plate balustrade to a newly-built concrete staircase.

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Commercial

Brass Bench, Waffle House

We were commissioned by Dimpat to create a stunning, custom-fabricated island bench with fully integrated sink which went on to feature in EST Living’s 2022 ‘Esteemed 10’ edition Visionaries edition.

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Residential

Chloe Apartments

Designed by Chloe Walton, these 8 boutique apartments in Brighton contrast aged brass with modern luxury design language, featuring bespoke vanity surrounds, joinery handles & cladding by Formanova.

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Residential

Davies Henderson Irving Road

This property featured in VOGUE under the title ‘House Tour: The Melbourne Mansion With Gucci In Almost Every Room’ — and it was an honour for our expertise to be requested by architect Travis Walton.

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Finishing

Dome Kooyongkoot

Featured in Est Living’s milestone 40th Issue, this was our first project with the teams at Dome Building and BE Architecture. Our scope included a 4 metre rangehood canopy in brushed stainless steel.

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Residential

Golden Goose, Golden Staircase, Collins St

Golden Goose came to us with an ultra-unique request for their Melbourne flagship in the city's premier shopping district, the ‘Paris End’ of Collins Street — a golden staircase.

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Retail

Golden Goose Facade, Chadstone

We crafted the facade, cladding and shoe hanging frames window display for the Golden Goose store in Melbourne’s ‘fashion capital’ — Chadstone Shopping Centre.

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Retail

Alice McCall

When launching her 15+ retail boutiques around Australia, fashion designer Alice McCall requested a glossy gold finish on all the metalwork to reflect the premium nature of her label.

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Retail

Aquila

We were commissioned by architect Chris Connell Design to manufacture aged brass shop fittings and all other metalwork for the 35+ Aquila retail stores he was designing Australia-wide.

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Retail

Prince Public Bar & Little Prince Wine Room

St Kilda’s Prince Of Wales hotel has been a southside icon for over eight decades. In 2020, the Public Bar and Little Prince Wine areas of this historic venue underwent a major internal facelift.

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Hospitality

Hero ACMI

Karen Martini’s restaurant HERO ACMI had recently undergone an internal fit-out when the Covid-19 pandemic swept in and necessitated an outdoor dining area to safely accommodate diners.

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Hospitality

Domaine Chandon

We were honoured to be called upon during the refit of Möet & Chandon’s award-winning Victorian winery Domaine Chandon, a standout project designed by Foolscap Studio.

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Hospitality

Lights In The Attic

Hawthorn East café & coffee roaster Lights In The Attic came to us from the creative team at Architect’s EAT with a very unusual design for their front-of-house fit-out.

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Hospitality

Heather Grove, Kew

We were provided with intent drawings by the designers, followed by the magic words – “You make it work!”

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Residential

Interface Alfred

Architects EAT tasked us with fabricating a staircase & cladding from scratch. The challenge? Going 3 floors up in a 20 sqm space…around a glass lift shaft…inside a heritage bluestone building.

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Commercial