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Riverwood Hotel

Paul Kelly Design again selects Sapphire finishes for that opulent feel to hotel gaming rooms

Lyon Housemuseum

Sapphire was approached to provide a premium finish to exterior glazing elements of the new Lyon Housemuseum

Sapphire Anodised finishes add opulence !

Gregory Hills Hotel

Paul Kelly Design approached Sapphire to provide our anodised finishes that enhance the lux finishes used in the hotel

Bidwell Hotel

Sapphire was approached by Paul Kelly Design to assist with stunning gold finishes for their hotel projects

UNSW - BioScience

Sapphire Partition systems were the inspired choice for the new Bio-science fitout

The Great Hall of the University of Sydney

Earlier this year, lighting installation at the Great Hall of the University of Sydney got a major upgrade. Sapphire worked with 3S Lighting to create a finish that would blend in with the existing gothic ceiling.

Sapphire Amodised Matt Ochre wraps the building beautifully

The Artemis Centre - Melbourne Girls Grammar

Sapphire was approached to provide a durable finish that would help the modern building blend in as well as stand out architecturally with the traditional buildings on the site.

Sapphire Anodised Finishes, create stunning transformation

East Sydney Community & Arts Centre

Sapphire was contacted by Lahzimmo Architects to assist in proving durable finishes that could tie in with the traditional features of the structure and transform it to the modern structure it has become.

Sapphire Matt Sublime anodising creates a perfect screen.

JCU - Verandah Walk

Wilson Architects has selected Sapphire's Matt Sublime finish to all vertical elements on the JCU Verandah walk.

Gilbert + Tobin

Woods Bagot chose Sapphire's Polished Bright Chrome to compliment the natural timbers and materials used throughout the fitout.

Beenleigh Town Square

Sapphire's Matt Sublime was the inspired choice for the revamped amenities buildings for the Beenleigh Town Square

Anodised Flat picture frames the openings

Jaques Apartments - Stage 3

Sapphire was approached to come up with an anodised finish that would match the natural copper cladding used on the exterior of the development.

Sapphire Matt Raspberry Anodising adds pizzazz to the concrete structure

National Archives Preservation Facility

Sapphire was approached by May + Russell Architects to assist with finishes for the exterior of the preservation facility to meet their design brief

Sapphire Matt Selvatica creates a classic look !

Wesfarmers - Frontline and Shooshline

Sapphire worked with the design team at Hassell to meet their brief required for the Wesfarmers fitout.

Elegance and sophistication with Sapphire Anodised Matt Roman Bronze

Giorgio Armani Store International Airport

Sapphire finishes help Giorgio Armani store with a new elegant sleek look in retail.

Paspaley Head Office - Microline and Shooshline

Sapphire was contacted by SJB to assist with the provision of a partition system and finish that reflected opulence and elegance found in Paspaley's pearls.

Allens Linklater - Sapphire Microline and Shooshline Doors

Sapphire was approached by Bates Smart to assist in meeting the design brief discussed with their client and Microline provided the solution.

Stunning Anodised Trims a Highlight

Little National Hotel

Sapphire was approached to provide the finish for the highlight trims on the New Doma Groups Hotel.

Stunning anodised Artscreen

The Art Screen - The Quarter HQ

The Art Screen provides a focus that reflects the gardens in the courtyard dividing the residential apartments and commercial area of the Karratha Quarter Project

Stunning Anodised Finishes tame Harsh Environments

The Quarter Apartments

Sapphire was involved early with the architects to help develop the finishes and colour pallet for the Karratha Quarter project.

Sapphire Anodising a highlight with trims

Wyong Arthouse

Sapphire was contacted by TZG to help provide the highlight finishes for a new cultural centre for Wyong Shire to be located in Wyong and accommodate a 500 seat theatre, 130 seat studio and associated spaces including a 100 seat restaurant.

Westpac - Barangaroo , Wideline & Shooshline

Sapphire was the inspired choice for Westpac's new headquarters in Barangaroo for its ability to glaze thicker glass than other systems available at the time.

vibrant colours of Sapphire Anodising at play

Elizabeth Quay Kiosk 4

Sapphire was approached by Sally Matthews of Matthews & Scavalli Architects to help with a pallet of colours and finishes that reflects the position of the new Kiosk 4 in Elizabeth Quay. Sally wanted to use finishes that would play with light and emit sublte changes as the light changed throughout the day.

Sapphire Anodising makes perforated panels shimmer in light !

Baillie Street Apartments

Sapphire was approached to supply the finish to help make the screens shimmer and play with light both at day and night.

Willeton Senior College

Sapphire provided the finishes for the highlight louvres on the building

Sapphire Anodising plays with light

Eastlands Shopping Centre - Feature Ceiling - Chandelier

Sapphire was engaged by Aglo Systems to provide the coating for the many thousand reflectors that diffuse the light into the newly refurbed Eastlands Shopping Centre

Sapphire Microline featuring 50mm Shooshline Stiles overhead hung with soft open/close tracks

Ashurst - Microline & Shooshline Doors

Sapphire worked collaboratively with Cubic Interiors, Hassell and Ashurst to produce the new Sapphire Microline Suite for initial use on the Ashurst fit out providing a locally produced system that rivals more expensive European imports

Sapphire Microline with overhead hung soft close doors

Cromwell Property Group - Microline & Shooshline

Sapphire was engaged to provide the solution for complex aluminium glazing to create a modern Manhattan Warehouse feel with the slim appearance of steel frame glazing.

vibrant finishes in Anodising - Sapphire Blueberry

ANU Colleges of Science - Chemical Science

Sapphire was approached by Lyons to assist with finishes for the ceiling panels that create the striking look upon entering the interior foyer of the building.

UNSW - Materials & Science Engineering Building - Microline, Shooshline, Frontline

Sapphire worked with Grimshaw, Cubic Projects and the builder to provide a modern framing system with high performance for the lab fronts and offices of UNSW's latest building.

The Education Centre walls lined with Matt Kalamata

The Shrine Of Remembrance, Melbourne

Sapphire has provided the anodised coating for the wall linings on The Education Centre for the Shrine of Remembrance

Minter Ellison - Microline & Shooshline

Sapphire was approached by BVN to help come up with a modern POD design that was sleek and could be erected by local contractors that also met the relevant Disability and glazing codes.

Sapphire Maxline with Frontline glazing and Sliding Doors

Canon Headquarters - 76mm Maxline and Aluminium Doors

The Canon New Spaces project provides the first new headquarters for Canon Australia in over 20 years. The brief also demanded a cost-effective but high-value fitout that would showcase Canon business solutions and represent the Canon Master brand both visually and spatially.

Macquarie Bank HQ - Internal Stairs

Sapphire's Matt Citrus was chosen as the finish by BVN Donavan Hill to add pizazz to the internal access stairs in the stunning new makeover for 50 Martin Place.

Stunning effect of Anodised Materials welcomes students

JCU - Education Central

Wilson Architects have collaborated with Architects North to expand their interpretation of modern teaching in the creation of the new JCU - Specialist Teaching & Student Services Precinct now known as Education Central - JCU.

Anodising dazzles with light

St Peters Library Sculpture

Groundplay approached Sapphire to provide an exciting range of colours to work within the vision for the sculpture designed for the St Peters Library

Ocean Keys - Carpark Screen

Sapphire finishes were selected to by Taylor Robinson to create a pleasing visual screen for the Ocean Keys multi-story carpark.

Sapphire anodising add class and sophistication to cafe roof

Ocean Keys Screen Roof

Designed as a part of the overall masterplan, the cafe roof compliments the design featured on the carpark screens and utilises the same finish.

Bold Statement with Sapphire Anodised Finishes

Yarra Valley Water - Cardinia

Sapphire was approached by Gray Puksand to help with a concept they had for creating feature sunscreens with a mix of aluminium sections in Sapphire Finishes for the refurbished Yarra Valley Water Headquarters Cardinia Building.

Ivanhoe Grammar School

Baldosso Cortese contacted Sapphire for the finishes to adorn the new Sun Control Fins to be mounted at Ivanhoe Grammar. 3 finishes were selected being different shades of green.

Striking chunks of Matt Envy Anodising se this building apart from all others

41 X

41 EX is the new home for the Australian Institute of Architecture and as such serves as an icon for design within the Melbourne skyline highlighted Sapphire Matt Envy Anodised Panels

Microline seamlessly integrates with office surroundings

ACMA - Microline and 400 Doors

The Intention of the Australian Communication and Media Authority’s (ACMA) new Melbourne headquarters, designed by peckvonhartel, is to bring ACMA personnel in to a new work environment that emphasises the ACMA brand and values. Accordingly the tenancy design uses a clever integration of branded elements into the new tenancy

Syliva Walton Building  with its striking facade of 4 Sapphire Anodised Colours

Sylvia Walton Building

Sapphire was engaged by Lyons Architecture to come up with two new colours Sandune and Terracotta to bring to life the stunning colours that adorn the new building. The colours were selected to reflect the seasons of Melbourne and set in transition across the facade.

Anodised Feature Panels in Sapphire Matt Brindisi

NAB Audtiorium, Docklands

Sapphire was selected to provide the striking finish for the ceiling panels for the NAB Lecture Theatre in NAB's new home at Docklands.

Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) - Mental Health Unit

Sapphire worked with the Joint Venture partners to provide a pallet to provide a bold statement and break new ground for hospital design with 8 stunning Sapphire Anodised Finishes.

Colour abounds with Sapphire Anodisied Finshes

Italian Sports Club

Sapphire was asked by to help come up with finishes to provide a stunning expression of colour for the Italian Sports Club in Werribee.

Anodised in Matt Bright & Matt Pumpkin, Matt Curry, Matt Bamboo, Matt & Bright Tangerine, Matt Chilli and more

Bendigo Bank HQ

Bendigo Bank commissioned BVN Architecture and Gray Puksand to design the corporate headquarters in Bendigo to house over 1,000 staff. The brief for the building and integrated fitout coalesces 5 current locations into one central facility.

Neo Apartments - Using Aluminium Angle

NEO 200 Apartments - 2007

With 180 degree views, Neo 200 is designed to accommodate emerging demographic trends for smaller apartments located close to services and amenities.

Ballarat Learning Exchange - 4mm Custom Folded & Perforated Aluminium Sheet

Ballarat Learning Exchange

Located within a high-profile precinct in Ballarat in regional Victoria, the Exchange is surrounded by historic and contemporary buildings. Colour was the generator of a new identity for a new type of institutional building.

Multi coloured facade with Sapphire Anodised Finishes

Innovation Building - Digital Harbour Stage 2

Sapphire was contacted by ARM to assist in developing a colour pallet to use on the exterior of their new Innovation Building Project which now houses NBN CO Operations Centre.

Anodised Expanded mesh to keeps out the summer sun

BIialik College Library

Sapphire has supplied the anodised coatings for the new Bialik College Library to Sankeys range of aluminium expanded mesh which was used for the sunscreen to the North facade and ceilings to stunning effect.

Foyer With Sapphire Anodised Panels

Boston Consulting

The Boston Consulting Group’s Perth office reveals an impressive understanding of the contribution of workplace design to business success. Skilfully executed, with an intrinsic connection to the landscape, the new design serves as a commercial tool which has the potential to contribute to employee satisfaction, the company’s recruitment success and general workplace productivity.

Opulence abounds with Sapphire Anodised Finishes

Landmark HK

Sapphire and Jeb have helped unite the four Landmark sites together by providing a unique range of finishes and textures on aluminium refurbish the old pedestrian bridges that link the premium sites together

Sapphire Anopanel excites any foyer

KPMG

Sapphire Anopanel has been used by M Moser to give a luxurious feel to the foyer the new fitout for KPMG in Hong Kong. Panels were supplied through our agent Jeb Asia in Hong Kong

Perth Arena

Sapphire Anodised 3000m2 of expanded mesh panels that make up the ceilings of many of the areas within the Perth Arena

Tornado Red Sapphire anodising, creates impact

RMIT SAB Portals

RWA worked in conjunction with Lyons to deliver eight unique Portal spaces within the new state-of-the-art educational facility at RMIT University. The SAB Portals will play an important role within the culture of the University by providing passive areas for relaxation, contemplation as well as providing learning opportunities and a variety of different teaching spaces.

Queensland Brain Institute  -2008 Interior Design Award Winner

Queensland Brain Institute

The outcome of a competition to design a research facility for the University of Queensland dedicated to understanding the brain. The new building houses a remarkably broad gathering of the scientific community including researchers, associated schools, centres, institutes and commercial bodies.

Eureka Skydeck - Aluminium Sheet

Eureka Skydeck

Sapphire supplied finishes for aluminium sheet used as wall cladding within the Eureka Skydeck Level 88 Fitout.

530 Collins - Matt Allora & Matt Nebbio finish

530 Collins

530 Collins is one of Melbourne's largest premium office buildings ideally situated in the heart of the corporate precinct. Large, flexible floor plates and superior services ensure businesses are at their most productive, bolstered by significant sustainability measures which will deliver a 5 star NABERS Energy rating in 2011.

Ginger Boy

Ginger Boy Restaurant

Gingerboy is Ezard’s other half: a funky interpretation of traditional Asian dishes and flavours from various parts of Thailand, Malaysia and China; street and family food dressed up for the urban hip. It’s a modern Australian interpretation of an overt cuisine and culture, and there is nothing demure about the place.

Myer Mural Wall with stunning Anodised Finishes

Myer Mural Hall

Sapphire was contacted by NH Architecture to assist in developing a new concept for the Myer Mural featuring custom designed embossed panels to create a multi-colour wall of different textures and finishes.

Bendigo Bank - Anodised in Bright & Matt Pumpkin, Matt Curry, Matt Bamboo, Matt Chilli and more

Bendigo Bank HQ

Bendigo Bank commissioned BVN Architecture and Gray Puksand to design the corporate headquarters in Bendigo to house over 1,000 staff. The brief for the building and integrated fitout coalesces 5 current locations into one central facility.

Striking Contrast of Matt Blush, Linished Bright Chome and Matt Mako Anodised Sheet

BHP Billiton

Sapphire was approached by Lyons to assist in creating a metallic feel to the Qv2 foyer for the global headquarters of BHP BIlliton. Lyons chose three of Sapphire's finishes in Matt Mako, Linished Bright Chrome and Matt Blush to create the modern feel of the foyer which instantly lets you know that you arrived at BHP.

Sapphire Aluwall Panel featured in the court rooms

Parramatta Trials Court Rooms

Sapphire was contacted by Lyons to assist in developing finishes on aluminium that would be a pleasant alternative to the tradition timber interiors in court rooms. A new Aluwall pabel was developed in response that clips together with invisible fixing.

Curves to impress with Sapphire Custom Handrails

UNSW - Lowy Cancer Reseach Centre Atrium

Sapphire worked in conjunction with the Fitout Contractor Cubic Interiors to fulfil the design intent proposed by Wilson + Lahznimmo Architects for the atrium of the new Lowy Reseach Centre at UNSW.

striking clean look with Anodised finishes

African + Eastern

Sapphire Aluminium supplied through agents Jeb Asia the anodised panels use for the wall & counter linings and the custom made seat.

Lattitude Tower Fire Stairs

Sapphire worked in conjunction with the fitout contractor for the base building Cubic Interiors to provide a durable lumanescent finish for the cladding on the fire stairs on the tower.

Strking colours extend six metres through the building

Pharmacare

Sapphire was contacted by ODCM to assist with colours to give a striking presence to a the design concept for the main stairway into the Pharmacare's new state of the art facility.

Anodising brings meeting space to life with Bright Paradisi

RMIT FABPOD

Sapphire proudly sponsored and assisted with the RMIT FABPOD project. Sapphire has recently anodised some of the spun aluminium spheres in Bright Paradisi to help bring the FABPOD to life.

Go Between Bridge

Sapphire was contacted by HSLA to come up with advice regarding the suitability of anodising for the screen on the bridge in order to help beautify the bridge and worked with HSLA and Locker Group to come up with three of Sapphire's Colours in 25 micron

The Blowhole Sculpture

Sapphire was approached in 2004 by Architect Dean Stemler to provide anodised finishes to create a 15-metre-high wind-powered kinetic sculpture.

Burwood Hwy Bridge - Anodised in Matt Spinach, Matt Sublime & Matt Paradisi

Burwood Hwy Pedestrian Bridge - 2009

The Burwood Highway Pedestrian bridge is part of Victoria's Bicycle Pathway program in providing safe non stop commuting paths for pedestrians and cyclists.

National Sports Museum, MCG Melbourne, Australia

National Sports Museum

Designed as a living room for sports buffs, the National Sports Museum is located deep in the undercroft of the redeveloped Melbourne Cricket Ground stadium.

Anodising with effects of lighting by Planet Lighting

Stanhope Parkway Bridge

Sapphire provided Anodised aluminium sheet for use in cladiing the tower and underside of the bridge due to its durability and aesthetic appeal in keeping with the green credentials of the creation this new land release in Sydney's west.

Anodising the hard wearing coating for stations

Tsuen Wan West Train Station

Sapphire was contacted by a local fabricator to provide Tornado Red Anodising - AA25 to be used on the train station interior wall cladding

Australian War Memorial

Australian War Memorial - The Conflicts 1945 to Today galleries

The interpretive approach of the Australian War Memorial is to present personal stories through both traditional and contemporary media, allowing the visitor to engage at different levels with the hardship and horrors experienced by Australian personnel.

Aurora Feature Light

Aurora Feature Light - Crown Perth Casino

Measuring a whopping 9m long and 2m wide, the ornate oval-shaped, three dimensional light display is known as The Aurora. It’s named after the rare and stunning natural light shows created in the Earth’s atmosphere.

Matt Midnight Frontline a sphisticated approach !

Garmin - Wideline Gen 2 & Frontline

Sapphire was called in by the design team of Geyer to help provide a vibrant interior for their client.

Sapphire Wideline 50mm

BHP Billiton - Frontline, Wideline Gen 2 & 400 Doors

Sapphire worked with the design team at Hassell to deliver the clean bold look required in office partitions to reflect BHP Billiton's values.

Barrick Gold

Sapphire worked with Cubic Group and Geyer to provide a sleek office partition to compliment Geyers design for the fitout of 4800m2

Sapphire Frontline and Aluminium Doors

J P Morgan -Frontline and Aluminium Doors

Sapphire worked with Geyer to provide the Frontline Partition Suite in Matt Kalamata anodising for the J P Morgan fitout of 14 floors in 85 Castlereigh Street headquarters.

Sapphire Microline and Aluminium Doors set new modern lines

Allen & Overy

Sapphire worked closely with the team at BVN Architecture to develop a solution that would maintain the new guidleines of the BCA code whilst maintaining a slim look and feel to the office fronts. The solution lay in using our Microline glazing system at 40mm wide x 50mm high combined with Sapphire sliding doors running behind the glazed office fronts.

Striking colours balanced with neutral tone of Matt Natural

Aristocrat Leisure Corporate HQ

Aristocrat’s brief was to create an efficient workspace that demonstrates a cohesive professional organisation. Geyer’s solution was to design delineated yet similar spaces to increase the connection. The Answer was Sapphire Partition Systems in Matt Natural combined with a bold colour scheme.

Google

Sapphire Aluminium is proud to have helped Google acheive a six star energy rating throug the use of Anodising, the green alternative finish and its quality recyclable aluminium partition suites.

Deloitte - Wideline & Aluminium Doors

Sapphire finishes and partition systems were selected by HBO + EMTB as they could be sourced in each state around the country and The initial commission involved the redesign of one level of their Grosvenor Place premises in Sydney.

Sapphire 50mm Wideline and Sliding doors

Goodman Fielders

The new facility includes flexible workplace across six upper floors with the main reception and client function floor at the lower entrance level. This reception floor includes a 600sqm Culinary Centre, a state of the art research and development facility for Goodman Fielder's latest products as well as a training, client function, breakout area and staff shop.

View of Anodised Frames in Lobby

Australian Red Cross

Sapphire's Wideline Medium Frame in Matt Abyss AA25 Anodising was used to help create a work of Art by BVN for the Australian Red Cross's new headquarters and blood processing centre.

Ernst & Young

Sapphire was approached by Geyer to assist in developing a new look and feel for their client featuring sliding doors to all offices to reduce space from swing doors the fitout size was 65000m2

Spectral Slate Creates Dramatic Statement

Epping Views Family & Community Centre

Sapphire was engaged to provide the Spectral Slate Anodising for the front facia and soffit of the centre.

Turning drab into WOW with Sapphire Anodising

Yarra Valley Water -Yellingbo

Sapphire was approached by Gray Puksand to help with a concept they had for creating feature sunscreens with a mix of aluminium sections in Sapphire Finishes for the refurbished Yarra Valley Water Headquarters Yellingbo Building.

Sapphire Coloured Anodised Finishes create a colourful architectural kaleidoscope

RMIT SAB (BUILDING 80)

Sapphire was very pleased and excited to help bring the RMIT SAB building to life. Sapphire was at work early in the project after being contacted by Lyons Architecture to help develop the anodised colours used to adorn the facade of the RMIT SAB Building. This is the largest anodising project undertaken by Sapphire to date that involved new processes to manage a project of this size. Sapphire then worked closely with builders Brookfield Multiplex as the various stages progressed.

ANODISING A MODERN TOUCH TO A MAJESTIC BUILDING

UQ Michie Building

Sapphire provided the finishes to help bring the UQ Michie building to interact with the 21st century. The University of Queensland’s Michie Building (Pronounced Miki), named after Foundation Professor John Lundie Michie, is undergoing the first refurbishment since it was built in 1972. Located at the Western End of the Great Court on the St Lucia Campus, the eight story building is home to the School of Social Science, the RD Milns Antiquities Museum and the Anthropology Museum.

Colour anodising becomes a focal point for new sports centre

Knox City State Basketball Centre

Sapphire was contacted by Mantric Architects seeking assistance in development of a striking colour for the backlit feature wall within the external facade for The Knox Indoor Sports Stadium.

Mildura Arts Centre

Williams Boag contacted Sapphire to come up with a striking colour for the front facade of the new Mildura Arts Centre and in particular wanted to focus on the the cut out and lighting of the MAC. Sapphire's Matt Chilli in 25 micron was chosen as the finish and colour to adorn the new Arts Centre and specially cut aluminium sheeting was individually anodised then mounted on the facade.

Jane Foss Russell Building

John Wardle Architects selected Sapphires Anodised finishes to reflect the changing colours of the leaves on the trees that surround the project within the University's grounds.

Raspberry Anodised Symonite

The CUBE

The Cube Wodonga is a state-of-the-art entertainment centre in Wodonga's central business district. It was completed in August 2012 and replaced the former Wodonga Civic Centre.

The Ian Potter Centre - NGV Australia, Federation Square

This building comprehensively presents the National Gallery of Victoria's collection of Australian Art. A total of 7,250 m2 of gallery space showcases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, historic and modern Australian collections and contemporary art and galleries for special exhibitions.

Transport, Federation Square

As an iconic building, Transport has a dual role in design terms. It creates a distinctive southern entry marker to both Federation Square and Melbourne city, with functional roles for the Square by providing the south-western enclosure, support to the large outdoor LED screen and important wind protection for the terraces.

Sapphire Finishes used to stunning effect !

Aerial Apartments

Sapphire worked with Wood Marsh with our anodised finishes to create the stunning foyer for Victoria's new premier apartment development by FKP

Waves of Colour

Linear Apartments

Sapphire worked with Ascui Edwards to deliver a range of transition colours to help accentuate the graduation of free flowing curves on the street facade of the new Linear Apartments.

Anodised Panels in twilght

Yarra’s Edge Tower 5

Sapphire was contacted by Mirvac to assist in providing colours fro the new Tower 5.

Neo 200

Neo 200 Apartments - 2007

Neo 200 is the largest residential building on the western edge of Melbourne's central business district. With 180 degree views, the tower is designed to accommodate emerging demographic trends for smaller apartments located close to services and amenities.