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Project details

  • Services

    Metal Ceilings

  • Industry

    Architects & Designers / Engineers

Project Overview

Dandelion is a 500-person bar, restaurant and micro-distillery located in the Karrinyup Shopping Centre’s West Deck outdoor dining precinct. It is the only venue with a second-storey balcony and was designed to distinguish itself from the other surrounding restaurants.

  • Year

    2022

  • Client

    MJA Studio (Interior Designer)
    ICS Australia (Base Build)
    Dandelion Perth (End User)

  • Location

    The West Deck, Karrinyup Shopping Centre, Karrinyup, WA

The challenges

The two-storey venue offers robust Asian-inspired cooking, balcony views of the West Deck dining precinct, plus a chef’s table with views into the open kitchen. The most iconic establishments and storied destinations are built on customisation, craft and character and the interior design of the venue must reflect its unique and authentic identity to maintain long-lasting appeal. The challenge was to give the venue an instantly recognisable and unmistakable feel through its design.

The solutions

The new multi-level bar and restaurant was designed to combine a vibrant ambience inspired by the Asian-fusion culture with the cosy and stylish atmosphere associated to a premium spirits bar.


All of the visual elements work in concert to create an unforgettable venue and elevate the customer’s experience. Downstairs is flooded with natural light, high ceilings and decadent marble, while upstairs it’s more dimly-lit and laidback, looking over the rest of the space.

SAS Expanded Metal Mesh creates a modern architectural style that matches perfectly with the contemporary design of this new iconic venue. Chosen for this project for its flexibility, SAS MESH can be designed in a wide range of patterns and is compatible with multiple SAS systems. This project chose to integrate SAS Service channels within the main ceiling, which has created a unique look for this new Gin bar and easily complements the overall aesthetics of the space. Easily adapted for special features such as speakers, fire outlets, lights and air-con vents, the system allows for a fast installation process on site.

Dandelion Perth

SAS Expanded Metal Mesh featured in this project creates a modern architectural style that matches perfectly with the contemporary design of this new iconic venue.

SAS Expanded Metal Mesh
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