Architectural 'art' that integrates seamlessly with the surrounding environment
Di Emme marries traditional skills and artistic interpretation to create sculptural features. Our artisans are experts at combining and working with a variety of materials and the company has developed a collaborative process that optimally supports creative and technical fabrication, achieving spectacular results in an efficient manner.
Di Emme specialises in making eye-catching sculptures and sculptural forms to make your name, logo or retail environment memorable and exciting. Our innovative team can design, engineer and build 3-dimensional elements to facilitate uniquely themed retail and hospitality settings.
Suspended from a double-height ceiling, this gold wire mesh sculpture reflects golden light around the reception area of the West Hotel.
Conceived by Paul Kelly and crafted by Di Emme, the sculpture is comprised of an 8-metre wire armature artfully wrapped in custom Shibori-dyed fabric, strategically illuminated to exaggerate the interior frame.
Di Emme made samples and scale models for client approval before fabricating the varisized concave fibreglass discs. Aluminium gilding and a pearlescent glaze provides the metallic finish to this 50-metre artwork.
Giant moss balls are fabricated and suspended in the plaza atrium, with faux moss around 1m spheres encircled with illuminated gilded rings.
A curtain of metal cutouts based on the club logo are finished in reflective stainless steel, bronze, brass and anodised aluminium. The wall behind has stencil-applied stucco designs representing the army, navy, air force and nursing corps.
An eternal flame symbolising remembrance of and lasting gratitude towards a nation’s war dead. Eternal flame sculpture memorial for the club facade
Art Nouveau-inspired redevelopment is comprised of individually hand-bent sinewy metal curves and an ornate pergola ceiling.
Di Emme worked with sketches from street artist, Beastman, to create this stylised bird wall sculpture. The design incorporates a range of materials and finishes including timber, metal, paint, and a verdant green wall.
The ode tower bearing the poem, For the Fallen, has top-lit upper panels and floodlit lower panels requiring Di Emme to design a font that could be stamped and laser cut.
Di Emme worked with Greg Taylor of Curtin Bathgate & Somers to create the COR-TEN steel and glass monument. An accurate maquette enabled the architect, lighting consultant and builder to see the design function in three dimensions.